FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGDEPARTMENT OF METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING


Courses given by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


METE444 ELECTRONIC AND MAGNETIC CERAMICS

Course Code: 5700444
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. MUHARREM TİMUÇİN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Objective

1.Apply basic knowledge on physics and chemistry to the production and properties of electronic ceramics. 2.Correlate important material properties like electrical conductivity, dielectric behavior, piezoelectricity, and magnetism with material chemistry and crystal structure. 3.Explain the effects of various ceramic processing parameters on microstructure development and have an understanding on the significance of processing in obtaining materials with tailored properties. 4.Make decisions on selection of electronic and magnetic ceramics for certain technical needs and engineering applications.

Course Content

Interaction of ceramic materials with electromagnetic waves. Review of charge transfer and charge displacement processes. Electrical and ionic conduction in crystals and glasses. Dielectric behavior, ferroelectricity; piezoelecricity, and magnetic properties of ceramics. Effects of processing parameters on microstructure and properties. Examples on the manufacture of ceramic resistors, conductors, thermistors, capacitors, piezoelectrics, and magnets.

Learning Outcomes

Students apply basic physics, chemistry, materials science, and ceramic processing fundamentals.