FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGDEPARTMENT OF METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING


Courses given by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


METE307 METALLOGRAPHY

Course Code: 5700307
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MEHMET KADRİ AYDINOL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Objective

1.Realize the importance of metallography both in research and in industry, understand the significance and difference between macro and micro examinations, sample and prepare specimens for metallographic examination in optical and electron microscopes, understand and explain common metallic microstructures related to their equilibrium phase diagrams 2.Recognize and interpret various common ferrous and non-ferrous microstructures based on their mechanical deformation and or thermal processing history. 3.Compose thermal processing programs to obtain specific microstructures.

Course Content

Objectives and classification, modern metallographic methods, electron metallography: metallographic specimen preparation; cast structures and defects; cold deformed and annealed structures; ferrous alloys; cast iron and steels; tool steels and stainless steels; non-ferrous alloys.

Learning Outcomes

Students familiarize with modern metallographic methods, metallographic specimen preparation, macro and micro-examination of materials.