ECTSCeramics and Refractory Materials

Ceramics and Refractory Materials (MATE311) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Ceramics and Refractory Materials MATE311 5. Semester 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
MATE 201 Fundamentals of Materials Engineering, Consent of the department
Course Language İngilizce
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Lisans
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The primary aim of this course is to help students understand the interplay between structure, properties and high-temperature processing that occurs in ceramics and refractory materials.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • In this course students will learn the fundamental principles among structure, property and processing of ceramics and refractory materials. At the end of the course, students will have knowledge about the physical, mechanical and thermal properties of ceramics and refractory materials which make them important for engineering applications.
Course Content Definitions of ceramics; raw materials; crystal structure and properties of ceramic materials; atomic bonding; phase diagrams; glass and glass-ceramics; mechanical properties and behavior; thermal properties and behavior; refractory ceramics; technical ceramics; structural ceramics.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Ceramics Related pages of the course books and the other sources
2 Raw materials of traditional and advanced ceramics Related pages of the course books and the other sources
3 Binary compounds in ceramics Related pages of the course books and the other sources
4 Complex crystal structures and compositions Related pages of the course books and the other sources
5 Characteristics of the glassy state, Glass-ceramics Related pages of the course books and the other sources
6 Equilibrium phase diagrams; one-component and two-component system Related pages of the course books and the other sources
7 Ternary phase diagram and immiscibility in liquid Related pages of the course books and the other sources
8 Preparation and composition of conventional ceramics Related pages of the course books and the other sources
9 Shaping methods; plastic forming, slip casting and powder pressing Related pages of the course books and the other sources
10 Firing reactions and microstructure development Related pages of the course books and the other sources
11 Sintering of technical ceramics: types of sintering and driving force Related pages of the course books and the other sources
12 Mechanical properties; methods of measurement, typical values for monolithic ceramics and refractories Related pages of the course books and the other sources
13 Thermal properties; thermal stress, thermal shock and thermal conductivity Related pages of the course books and the other sources
14 Structural ceramics; oxide, carbide, nitride, boride ceramics and their combinations Related pages of the course books and the other sources
15 Overall review
16 Final exam

Sources

Course Book 1. Fundamentals of Ceramics; M.W. Barsoum, Institute of Physics, 2003.
2. Modern Ceramic Engineering; D.W. Richerson, 3rd ed. CRC, 2008.
Other Sources 3. Physical Ceramics for Engineers; L. H. Van Vlack, Addison-Wesley, 1964.
4. Introduction to Fine Ceramics; N. Ichinose, John Wiley & Sons, 1987.
5. Introduction to Ceramics; W.D. Kingery, H.K. Bowen, and D.R. Uhlmann, , John Wiley & Sons, 1976.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 10
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 5 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
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 X
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data X
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs X
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams X
5 An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems X
6 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice X
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility X
8 An ability to communicate effectively X
9 An understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context and recognition of the responsibilities for social problems X
10 A knowledge of contemporary engineering issues X
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies X
12 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 1 10 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 125