FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGDEPARTMENT OF METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING


Courses given by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


METE102 INTRODUCTION TO METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING

Course Code: 5700102
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 2(2-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. TAYFUR ÖZTÜRK
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

1.Explain the structure of amorphous and crystalline solids in terms of type of bonding and dislocations in the material, solidification from the melt, the grain density and its relation to strength of the material, crystal transformations, composite and cellular materials. 2.Make a decision for material selection for simple applications. 3.Explain the characteristic features of structural materials, lightweight materials, wear and heat resistant materials, optical materials, electronic and magnetic materials. 4.Explain the processing techniques of metals ceramics and polymers. 5.Explain the application of stainless and tool steels and high strength low alloy steels. 6.Explain the high strength aluminium alloys, properties and heat treatment. 7.Explain the simple and basic principles of fiber optical signal transmission and section of fiber optical cable. 8.Explain the principles of manufacturing metal, ceramic and polymer matrix composites. 9.Explain simple production processes in terms of energy consumption and recycling.

Course Content

Historical perspective of materials in the service of mankind and civilization. Development of metals, alloys, ceramics, polymers, and composites. Production, processing, properties and performance of conventional and modern materials. Domestic and international activities in metallurgical and material industries.

Learning Outcomes

Students get acquainted briefly with the production, processing, properties and uses of various kinds of engineering materials