Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
404004662012MATERIAL SCIENCEElective483
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Objectives of this course are: having the students ability to understand the based materials science and engineering materials and their properties and using these concepts in engineering application
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Rasim İPEK
Learning Outcomes
1Defines the structure of engineering materials, and be able to categorize classify them according to their internal structures
2Be able to understand atomic arrangement in crystalline structures Understand the crystal imperfections and their importance in the view point of diffusion and deformation ability of the material
3Understand the mechanical properties and the tensile testing methods as a tool for material selection and design. Knows the Stress- strain diagram and the basic mechanical properties
4Understand the phase concept in binary alloy systems and volume fraction of the phases
5Understand the grain, grain boundary and grain size, and theirs effect on mechanical properties and strengthening mechanism of engineering materials
6Recognize the importance of heat treatment of steels and demonstrate examples of various heat effects
7Knows some engineering materials such as steel, cast iron, aluminum, magnesium… and explains their importance for engineering applications
8Defines Polymers and ceramics and composites and explains their importance for engineering
9Outlines that very important of light and manufacturing (plastically deformation) and strength of engineering materials and developing these properties
10Evaluates advanced and near future engineering materials properties
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Materials and properties. Atomic bonding and arrangement. Structural imperfections. Atom movements. Elastic plastic and viscoelastic deformation of materials. Equilibrium diagrams. Modification of properties of materials through changes in structure. Metals, ceramic and composite materials and their properties.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction Materials Science Introduction Material technology and science Discussing
2Atomic bonding and arrangement Atomic, atomic bonding and arrangement Structural imperfections
3Phase diagrams and Alloy systems Define phase and alloy Fe-C equilibrium diagram
4Deformation of Materials Elastic plastic, and viscoelastic deformation of materials Discussing
5Mechanical properties Stress-strain diagram, Elastic Modules Young, Ultimate and Fracture Strength Discussing
6Engineering materials, Steel and Cast Iron
7Nonferrous engineering materials, Al, Mg, Ti
8Midterm
9Polymers
10Ceramics
11Composites
12Composites materials applications
13Advanced materials and Production Methods
14Advanced materials and Production Methods
15Summary and Evaluation and Discussing
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
CALLISTER, Jr.W. D.: “Material Science and Engineering”, John Willey and Sons Inc., New York, 2003.Malzeme The properties of Engineering Materials, Edward Arnold, 1995, Principles of Materials Science and Engineering, William F. Smith, 1990 Anderson J.C. Leaver K.D. Rawlings R.D. Alexsander J.M. “Materials Science “ 1989 Berkshire/UK. Practical Metallurgy and Materials of Industry, John NEELY, John Willey and Sons Inc 1988 Ahmet ARAN “Malzeme Bilgisi Ders notları” İTÜ. ttp://www2.isikun.edu.tr/personel/ahmet.aran/ Ipek R “Ders notları, ppt.” EGE 2008-2010
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
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Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13226
Practice122
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)92
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