COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Contemporary Issues in Industrial Design
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ID 302
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to analyze and implement the basics of robotics using Ardunio microcontroller system.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Student will be able to recognize Arduino microcontroller creating simple machines.
  • Student will be able to think and act as the beginner’s threshold with a basic understanding of the use, terminology, and potential of the Arduino
  • Student will be able to create through an interdisciplinary approach which merges practices in arts and technology.
  • Student will be able to develop different robotics strategies for different products in Industrial Design.
  • Student will be able to develop the essential skills for creating a simple sensor-driven physical computing system, and will be able to reinforce those skills by making a simple interactive project.
Course Description This course aims to analyze and implement the basics of robotics techniques in industrial design by using Ardunio microcontroller system. This course brings students over the beginner’s threshold to a basic understanding of the use, terminology, and potential of the Arduino. The skills and concepts taught in this course are presented from an interdisciplinary approach which merges practices in arts and technology.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction to the course, robotics basics; Ardunio. Microcontrollers and embedded computing. Outline and expectations of the course. None
2 What is a microcontroller? EX1 Presentation and discussion of project examples. The possibilities and limitations of the Arduino. Basic terminology. None
3 Technical Tutorials. EX2 None
4 Using the Arduino System EX3 1. Operating the Arduino IDE, loading a simple program. 2. Writing a program to blink the onboard LED. 3. Creating a simple temporal pattern: time and digital outputs, cut and paste programming. None
5 Brief Course in Arduino Programming. EX4 1. Program notation: variables, functions, control flow, Arduino conventions. 2. The concept of a program variable. None
6 Arduino Programming. EX5 None
7 Arduino Programming. EX6 None
8 Arduino Programming. EX7 None
9 Midterm Exam None
10 Developing a Project Idea. Mapping Input to Output. EX8 None
11 Developing a Project Idea None
12 Developing a Project None
13 Developing a Project None
14 Developing a Project None
15 Review of the Semester None
16 Final Project Examination None
Course Notes/Textbooks

Subjects will be presented with Powerpoint presentation. Though it is not required as a course material, it is adviced to download free user hand book of Ardunio Cookbook from software web site.

Suggested Readings/Materials

Ardunio, Erdal Delebe, Kodlab, 2017. 

Ardunio Cookbook, Michael Margolis, O’Reilly Media, 2011

www.ardunio.cc, www.robotistan.com/arduino‎, https://juniorfall.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/arduino-cookbook.pdf

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
4
64
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
10
1
10
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
4
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
16
Final Exams
1
20
    Total
110

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge of industrial design, and to apply it to a variety of products, services and systems from conventional industries to urban scale with innovative and sustainable approaches

X
2

To be able to communicate design concepts and proposals for solutions, which are supported with quantitative and qualitative data, to specialists and non-specialists through visual, written, and oral means

3

To be able to equipped with the related theoretical and methodological knowledge of engineering, management, and visual communication that is required for interdisciplinary characteristic of industrial design; and to collaborate with other disciplines, organizations, or companies

4

To be able to equipped with the knowledge of history and theory of design, arts and crafts; and culture of industrial design

X
5

To be able to equipped with social, cultural, economic, environmental, legal, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of disciplinary information and to employ these values regarding different needs

X
6

To be able to develop contemporary approaches individually and as a team member to solve today’s problems in the practice of industrial design

X
7

To be able to define design problems within their contexts and circumstances, and to propose solutions for them within the discipline of industrial design considering materials, production technologies and ergonomics

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies, physical model making techniques and machinery, at an adequate level to the discipline of industrial design

X
9

To be able to employ design research and methods within the theory and practice of industrial design

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen specialization area within the industrial design field

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of industrial design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest