FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGDEPARTMENT OF METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING


Courses given by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


METE477 TESTING &EVALUATION OF ENG. MATERIALS

Course Code: 5700477
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. RIZA GÜRBÜZ
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Objective

1.Explain the typical mechanical behaviour of very common engineering materials and the relation between the materials structure and mechanical properties. 2.Describe the testing instruments, measuring devices, calibration techniques and the standard testing procedures. 3.Conduct main mechanical tests in materials engineering field, collect and process experimental data, and write reports.

Course Content

Introduction to testing of engineering materials, data collection and evaluation. Load and strain measurements. Calibration of equipment. Hardness measurement. Testing under static tension, compression, torsion and bending. Fatigue, impact and fracture toughness testing. Testing for high and low temperature behavior. Stress corrosion cracking testing. Fractographic analyses. Examples of testing for conformance to product specification.

Learning Outcomes

Students conduct the most important mechanical destructive tests by himself and calculate mechanical design parameters.