FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGDEPARTMENT OF METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING


Courses given by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


METE225 ENGINEERING MATERIALS

Course Code: 5700225
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. ALİ ŞAKİR BOR
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Objective

1.Explain the typical structures and the properties of very common engineering materials and the relation between the material’s internal structure and its properties. 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

The role of materials. Products and materials. Classification of materials. Materials properties. Extraction of metals: an atomic view of solids. The structure of perfect and imperfect solids. Mechanical properties of materials. Heat treatments of ferrous and nonferrous alloys. Mechanical properties for processing and use: achieving strength for service, ductility for processing. Chemical properties for processing and use: Environmental degradation.(Oriented for Industrial Engineering)

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.