FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGDEPARTMENT OF METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING


Courses given by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


METE451 CERAMIC MATERIALS

Course Code: 5700451
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. ABDULLAH ÖZTÜRK
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Objective

1.Comprehend the importance of ceramic materials. 2.Describe general principles involved in the production of ceramics and examine the effects of these on the development of structure and properties. 3.Explain the properties of ceramics and compare them with those of other materials, and emphasize their outstanding features which make them important for engineering applications.

Course Content

Classification of ceramic products with respect to their functions. Classical and modern Ceramics. Methods of ceramic production: Natural and synthetic raw materials, shaping methods, drying and firing of ceramic articles. Effect of processing on the development of microstructures and properties. Examples of ceramics selected from the major groups of triaxial whitewares, electrical ceramics, magnetic ceramics, refractories, cements and mortars, abrasives, glasses and glass ceramics.

Learning Outcomes

Students apply basic science and materials science knowledge to the ceramic related topics.