Residual Stresses (MFGE433) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Residual Stresses MFGE433 3 0 1 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
MATE207 - ME210
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Drill and Practice, Team/Group.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Caner Şimşir
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course aims to acquaint the students with the concept of residual stresses, measurement techniques, their origin depending on the manufacturing method, their effects on succeeding manufacturing steps, service performance and failure.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will develop an understanding of residual stresses as well as their origin depending on the production method.
  • Students will get acquainted with the residual stress measurement techniques.
  • Students will have hands-on-touch experience during laboratory sessions where residual stress measurements are conducted.
Course Content Residual stresses, measurement techniques, sources of residual stresses, development of residual stresses based on the manufacturing method, effect of residual stresses on subsequent manufacturing processes, effect of residual stresses on service performance and failure.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Preface
2 Terms and Definitions pp. 3-11
3 Material Factors affecting Residual Stresses pp. 99-118
4 Origins of Residual Stresses I pp. 361-372
5 Origins of Residual Stresses II pp. 141-150
6 Prediction of Residual Stresses I pp. 141-150
7 Prediction of Residual Stresses II pp. 296-331
8 Overview of Measurement Techniques I pp. 220-248
9 Overview of Measurement Techniques II pp. 189-209
10 Strain-Gauge Hole-Drilling Technique pp. 391-398
11 X-Ray Diffraction Technique pp. 345-361
12 Residual Stresses in Manufacturing I
13 Residual Stresses in Manufacturing II pp. 424 - 437
14 Consequences of Residual Stresses pp. 437 - 459
15 Student Project Presentations
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Totten, G.E., Howes. M., Inoue, T., Handbook of Residual Stress and Deformation of Steel, ASM International , ISNBN 0871707292, Ohio, 2002
Other Sources 2. Youtsos, A., Residual Stress and Its Effects on Fatigue and Fracture, Springer Verlag, ISBN 978-1-4020-5328-3, 2006
3. Hauk, V., Structural and Residual Stress Analysis by Nondestructive Methods, ISBN: 978-0-444-82476-9, 1997

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 1 30
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 60
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
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 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
5 An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
6 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
8 An ability to communicate effectively
9 An understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context and recognition of the responsibilities for social problems
10 A knowledge of contemporary engineering issues
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies
12 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Laboratory 16 1 16
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 2 2
Project 1 30 30
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 8 16
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 128