Materials Characterization (MATE318) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Materials Characterization MATE318 6. Semester 2 2 0 3 5.5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
MATE 202
Course Language İngilizce
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Lisans
Mode of Delivery
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Course Objectives To get students familiar with the various structural characterization methods for solids. To teach students the basics of crystallography, scattering and diffraction. To teach x-ray, electron and neutron diffraction. To teach students the various applications of x-ray diffraction from phase determination to stress analysis. To get students familiar with some of the major spectroscopic techniques used in materials engineering
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Understanding of basic crystallography, scattering and diffraction.
  • Understanding the x-ray, electron and neutron diffraction.
  • Knowledge of the applications of the x-ray diffraction from phase determination to stress analysis.
  • Learning the electron microscopy (SEM and TEM)
  • Knowledge of the some of the spectroscopic techniques.
Course Content Fundamentals of crystallography, properties of X-rays and electron beams, X-ray diffraction, electron diffraction, intensities of diffracted beam, crystal structure determinations, phase determination and other major application of x-ray diffraction, scanning and transmission electron microscopy, spectroscopy, thermal analysis techniques and nanoi

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Materials Characterization Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
2 Elementary Crystallography and Reciprocal Space Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
3 Crystal Structure and Stereographic Projection Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
4 Diffraction Theory Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
5 Scattering Theory and Intensities of Diffraction Peaks Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
6 Production and Detection of X-rays Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
7 Crystal Structure Determination Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
8 Phase Identification and Quantitative Phase Analysis Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
9 Crystal Size and Stress Measurement Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
10 Electron and Neutron Diffraction Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
11 Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
12 Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
13 Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES) X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
14 Mass Spectrometry Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES) Raman Spectroscopy Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
15 Thermal Analysis Techniques Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.
16 Probe Microscopy Course notes and related pages of the textbook and other sources.

Sources

Course Book 1. Elements of X-Ray Diffraction, 3rd ed., B.D. Cullity, Prentice Hall, 2001.
Other Sources 2. Transmission Electron Microscopy and Diffractometry of Materials, B.Fultz and J.Howe, Springer, 2008.
3. Encyclopedia of Materials Characterization, C. Richard Brundle et. al, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1992.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory 4 15
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 4 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 35
Toplam 11 100
Percentage of Semester Work 65
Percentage of Final Work 35
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 2 32
Laboratory 3 3 9
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 8 3 24
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 12 24
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 25 25
Total Workload 130