CEN4992 Capstone Project IIBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs CIVIL ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
CEN4992 Capstone Project II Spring 0 4 2 6

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi HABİB CEM YENİDOĞAN
Course Objectives: The students are expected to gain the following skills and knowledge: planning and managing a project, working in an interdisciplinary team, building a product according to correct engineering design concepts, validation and integration of system components, report writing and presenting.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
The students who have succeeded in this course will have;
1) Significantly contributed to the planning and management of a complex project.
2) Learned how to work in an interdisciplinary team.
3) Implemented a conceptual design considering a relevant set of engineering constraints.
4) Performed validation of an implemented design.
5) Gained skills in integration of ideas and systems.
6) Provided a working demonstration of the product.
7) Gained report writing and presentation skills.

Course Content

Continuing with the project team and project proposal defined in "Capstone I", the students will implement their solution and demonstrate their working product at the end of the semester. A progress report, in the form of a written report and presentation will be given mid-term. A final report and presentation will be given at the end of the semester.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Organization of the project team
2) Execution
3) Execution
4) Execution
6) Execution
7) Execution
8) Midterm presentation and midterm progress
9) Execution
10) Execution
11) Execution
12) Integration and testing
13) Integration and testing
14) Submission of the final report; final presentation


Course Notes / Textbooks: https://capstone.eng.bau.edu.tr/
References: Engineering by Design, 2nd Edition, Gerard Voland, Prentice Hall, ISBN-13: 978-0131409194

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Application 14 10 140
Presentations / Seminar 2 1 2
Paper Submission 2 1 2
Total Workload 144

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and civil engineering; the ability to use theoretical and practical knowledge in these areas in complex engineering problems. 4
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. 5
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, structural and/or structural members to meet specific requirements under realistic constraints and conditions; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. 5
4) Ability to develop, select and use modern techniques and tools necessary for the analysis and solution of complex problems encountered in civil engineering applications; ability to use civil engineering technologies effectively. 5
5) Ability to design, conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for the study of complex engineering problems or civil engineering research topics. 5
6) Ability to work effectively within and multi-disciplinary teams; individual study skills. 5
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing. 4
8) Awareness of the necessity of lifelong learning; ability to access information to follow developments in civil engineering technology. 3
9) To act in accordance with ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility; having awareness of the importance of employee workplace health and safety. 5
10) Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development. 5
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of civil engineering solutions. 5