ECTS - Materials and Manufacturing Methods in Product Design

Materials and Manufacturing Methods in Product Design (EUT223) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Materials and Manufacturing Methods in Product Design EUT223 3 0 0 3 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Nimet Başar Kesti
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to provide students with information on materials and manufacturing methods to enable them to develop manufacturable products.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Chooses the right materials and manufacturing methods during the design process.
  • Students can learn model making by using materials knowledge.
  • Students can learn manufacturing methods according to appropriate for materials.
  • Students can learn differences between time, amount and coast among the manufacturing methods.
  • Students can learn relationship between manufacturing methods and product.
Course Content The analysis of general characteristics of the materials and material focused production methods in order to choose the right material and production method in the design process; explanations of product functionality and identity, factors affecting product design and within this scope, the role and importance of material selection and the sample

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to the course. What is production?
2 Introduction to materials (General information on types of materials) Introduction to metal materials (mechanical and physical characteristics of metals, types of metals)
3 Metal shaping and processing
4 Wood and wood products
5 Wood and wood products
6 Laboratory trip (Atılım University, Metallurgical Eng. Laboratories)
7 Polymers
8 Mid Term
9 Trip (Polymers)
10 Presentations
11 Composites
12 Smart Materials
13 Ceramics
14 Advanced Ceramics
15 Factory tour
16 Final exam


Other Sources 1. Lesko, J. (2008). Industrial design: Materials and manufacturing guide. Wiley. com.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work 1 10
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 19 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the ability to reflect the multidimensional knowledge obtained regarding the field to the academic environment. X
2 Has the knowledge and understanding regarding the necessary intellectual, discursive, scientific, technological, aesthetic, artistic, historical and cultural background for the field. X
3 Has the knowledge and understanding in the economic, environmental, social areas and regarding the sustainability principles and standards in the field of Industrial Design. X
4 Has the knowledge of legal framework and standards regarding the field. X
5 Has the knowledge and understanding on the corporate and ethical values regarding the field. X
6 Has the ability to develop concepts and reflect the theory to practice, develop alternative design solutions and carry out the project process independently from the conceptual stage to the implemenetation. X
7 Has the ability to identify the necessary research in the field, use the correct research methods and techniques and interpret the results. X
8 Has the ability to use the effective drawing, written and visual presentation techniques and tools in the studies regarding the field. X
9 Has the self-confidence and competence to take individual and collective responsibility in the interdisciplinary studies. X
10 Learns the knowledge and abilities in the field by evaluating them with a critical approach and through generating antithesis and synthesis. X
11 Act with the awareness of lifelong learning. Has the necessary motivation and learning skills for this. X
12 Follows the developments in the field through using a foreign language at least at European Language Portfolio B1 level and communicates effectively with the colleagues. X
13 Uses the computer software at least at the advanced level of European Computer Driving Licence and uses the information technologies required in the field interactively. X
14 Uses his/her knowledge and skills in a professional manner, in the light of ethical principles, in accordance with the professional rules and standards and legal frameworks and considering their social, environmental and ethical consequences. X
15 With the knowledge of human values, the student is respectful to the human rights and social and cultural rights. Shows the necessary sensitivity for the protection of the natural environment and cultural heritage; acts with the awareness of social responsibility and social justice. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship 1 10 10
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 5 1 5
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 2 2
Homework Assignments 1 2 2
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 2 2
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 6 6
Total Workload 75