GEP0824 Modern LogicBahçeşehir 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
GEP0824 Modern Logic Fall
3 0 3 5
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: GE-Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. BURCU ALARSLAN ULUDAŞ
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: To make students to be acquainted with the subject-matters and concepts of modern logic and to learn the way of thinking about those subject-matters and concepts.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
After successfully completing this course the student will be able
•Recognises problems of modern logic.
•Identifies the relation of modern logic and other disciplines.
•Tells the difference between modern and classic logic. •Correlates between logic and mathematics.
•Tells proposition and reasoning by symbols.

Course Content

Modern logic, Logic of truth function, Method of formal inference, Quantification logic, Philosophy of logic.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction
2) Introduction to modern logic Course notes
3) Logic of truth function Course notes
4) Logic of truth function Course notes
5) Logic of truth function Course notes
6) Method of formal inference Course notes
7) Method of formal inference Course notes
8) Quantification logic Course notes
9) Quantification logic Course notes
10) Axiomatic method Course notes
11) Axiomatic method Course notes
12) Problems about logic Course notes
13) Philosophy, science, logic Course notes
14) Philosophy of logic Course notes


Course Notes / Textbooks:
References: Doğan Özlem, Mantık, İstanbul 1996
Cemal Yıldırım, Mantık ‘Doğru Düşünme Yöntemi’ Bilgi yayınevi
Teo Grunberg, Sembolik Mantık, El Kitabı, ODTÜ Geliştirme Vakfı Yayıncılık

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 14 % 10
Homework Assignments 2 % 20
Midterms 1 % 20
Final 1 % 50
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Homework Assignments 2 10 20
Midterms 1 15 15
Final 1 20 20
Total Workload 97

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.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
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.
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) Ability to design, conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for the study of complex engineering problems or civil engineering research topics.
6) Ability to work effectively within and multi-disciplinary teams; individual study skills.
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing.
8) Awareness of the necessity of lifelong learning; ability to access information to follow developments in civil engineering technology.
9) To act in accordance with ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility; having awareness of the importance of employee workplace health and safety.
10) Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
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.