FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGDEPARTMENT OF METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING


Courses given by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


METE222 MATERIALS SCIENCE &ENGINEERING

Course Code: 5700222
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. RIZA GÜRBÜZ
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Objective

1.Understand the typical structures and the properties of engineering materials. 2.Describe some of the very common material processing techniques and comprehend how an engineer can achieve a desired property by controlling the structure. 3.Select a suitable material for simple engineering applications.

Course Content

Classification of materials. Atomic bonding in solids. Amorphous and crystalline structure of solids. Imperfections in crystals. Mechanical properties of materials. Deformation and fracture behavior. Phase diagrams and phase transformations. Metal alloys. Thermal processing of metals. Nonmetallic materials. Corrosion and degradation of materials.

Learning Outcomes

Students apply materials science principles to understand a general picture of the nature of materials and the mechanisms that act upon, modify, and control their properties.