FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGDEPARTMENT OF METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING


Courses given by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


METE310 MATERIAL CHARACTERIZATION

Course Code: 5700310
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. YUNUS EREN KALAY
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Objective

1.Index lines in X-Ray diffractograms of inorganic materials. 2.Identify crystal structures. 3.Calculate diffracted intensity. 4.Design material characterization procedure based on X-Ray diffraction and write reports.

Course Content

Properties of X-rays and electron beams. Spectroscopy. Fundamentals of crystallography. Diffraction, direction of diffracted beam; diffraction under non-ideal conditions, crystal structure determination. Intensities of diffracted beam. Precise parameter measurement. Phase diagram determination. Order-disorder transitions. Characterization of amorphous materials. Design of material characterization procedures.

Learning Outcomes

Students apply X-Ray diffraction techniques to characterize materials.