Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103067172017Engineering Plastics and Processing TechnologiesElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims at the teaching of the engineering plastics and their processing technologies.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yard. Doç. Dr. Mehmet SARIKANAT Yard. Doç. Dr. Lütfiye ALTAY Yard. Doç. Dr. Gökhan GÜRLEK
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding of basic principles of engineering plastics
2Understanding of additives for engineering plastics
3Learning of different types of reinforcements and fillers used for engineering plastics
4Learning of process technologies for engineering plastics
5Gaining the ability to select the most proper processing method according to shape and size of a given material
6Gaining the ability to follow the related literature for life-long learning
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
no
Course Contents
• Basic principles of engineering plastics • Additives used for engineering plastics • Different types of reinforcements and fillers used for engineering plastics • Process technologies for engineering plastics
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Basic principles of engineering plastics
1Additives used for engineering plastics
2Different types of reinforcements and fillers used for engineering plastics
3Different types of reinforcements and fillers used for engineering plastics
4Fabrication of functional materials by using extrusion
5Fabrication of functional materials by using extrusion
6Fabrication of functional materials by using extrusion
7Forming of materials by injection method
8Blow molding and rotomolding methods
9Midterm Examination
10Thermoforming Method
11Film Fabrication Technologies
12Recycling of engineering plastics
13Numerical Analysis Software for engineering plastics
14Project presentations
15Final examination
Recommended or Required Reading
• Ezdeşir,A.,Erbay,E.,Taşkıran,İ.,Yağcı, M.A.,’’Polimerler I’’,1999. • Pişkin,E.,’’Polimerler II ‘’,2000. • Akkurt;S.’’Plastik Malzeme Teknolojisi’’,1995. • Kaya,F.’’Plastikler ve Katkı Maddeleri’’, Birsen Yayınevi
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
no
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures13339
Project Preparation17777
Individual Study for Homework Problems11444
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination15050
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)240
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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