ECTS - Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Compulsory Departmental Courses
ENG101 - English For Academic Purposes I (4 + 0) 3.5
English language skills, especially academic skills, such as reading comprehension, vocabulary building and critical analysis of texts; listening and note-taking, class discussions, presentations, writing, research assignments and use of technology.
ENG201 - English for Academic Purposes III (3 + 0) 3
Advanced reading and writing skills, applying critical reading skills and strategies, identifying the organization of a reading text, main ideas of the texts, and the author?s main purpose, summarizing a given text, outlining and writing an argumentative essay.
HIST111 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I (in English) (2 + 0) 2
French Revolution; structure and geopolitic positioning of Ottoman Empire, reasons of its decline; Westernization movements, First and Second Constitutional Monarchy declarations; Libya and Balkan wars; First World War; period before the War of Independence, congresses, National Pact, establishment of Turkish Grand National Assembly.
HIST112 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II (in English) (2 + 0) 2
War of Independence; Lausanne Treaty; declaration of the Republic; removal of sultanic rule and caliphate; Atatürk`s revolutions; establishment of national economy; Second World War, before and after; Turkish Republic after 1960.
MATE103 - Introduction to Metallurgical and Materials Engineering and Materials Industry (2 + 0) 2
Materials engineering and materials industry in Turkey; the role of materials in modern society, how materials affect human civilization; the relationship between material structures, material properties and material processing.
MATE201 - Fundamentals of Materials Engineering (3 + 0) 5
Classification of materials, atomic bonding in solids, structure of crystalline materials, crystal systems, imperfections in crystalline solids, introduction to diffusion in solids, phase equilibria in unary and binary systems, binary phase diagrams, introduction to phase transformations, introduction to heat treatment of metallic alloys, thermal
MATE202 - Mechanical Behavior and Testing of Materials (3 + 2) 6.5
Introduction to properties of solid materials; mechanical behavior: elasticity, plastic deformation and fracture, failure mechanisms; fatigue, creep and corrosion, metal alloys and processing; materials selection and design; economical, environmental and societal issues.
MATE203 - Thermodynamics of Materials I (3 + 0) 5
Introduction and mathematical background; the concept of work and energy, basic definitions; the first law of thermodynamics; constant pressure processes and definition of enthalpy; thermochemistry, Hess's Law; Carnot cycle and definition of entropy, the second law of thermodynamics; the third law of thermodynamics; spontaneity based on entropy;
MATE204 - Thermodynamics of Materials II (3 + 0) 5.5
The behavior of solutions; partial molar and molar, relative partial molar and relative integral molar, excess partial molar and excess integral molar quantities; chemical potential, activity and standard states; Raoult?s Law and Henry?s Law; Gibbs-Duhem equation; phase equilibria, Gibbs free energy-composition and phase diagrams of binary systems
MATE301 - Fundamentals and Applications of Mechanical Shaping (4 + 0) 6
Macroscopic plasticity of engineering materials; yield criteria, plastic stress-strain relations, strain instability, strain rate and temperature; plasticity analysis by ideal work and stress evaluation (slab) methods; intoduction to other plasticity analysis such as upper-bound analysis, slip line field theory and finite element method;
MATE303 - Chemical Principles in Production of Metals (3 + 0) 5.5
Generalised treatment of thermodynamic and kinetic principles of pretreatment, reduction, smelting, matte smelting, hydrometallurgical and refining processes; principles and practice of production of iron, lead, zinc, copper, aluminum.
MATE311 - Ceramics and Refractory Materials (3 + 0) 5
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.
MATE312 - Iron and Steel Production Technologies (3 + 0) 5
Preparation of iron ores, ore dressing, sintering and pelletizing, reduction of iron oxides, bosh and hearth reactions, slag formation, blast furnace operating practice, treatment of hot metal; description of BOF steelmaking process, C-O reaction, S, P, N, H in steelmaking, EAF steelmaking, alloy steelmaking, deoxidation, ladle metallurgy, principl
MATE313 - Phase Transformations and Kinetic Processes in Materials (3 + 0) 5.5
Overview of equilibrium thermodynamics, diffusion in solids; surface and interfacial energies, types of crystal interfaces and their motion, chemical reaction rate theory; nucleation and growth of phases, diffusional and diffusionless phase transformations and microstructural evolution; spinodal and order-disorder transformations; precipitation
MATE316 - Solidification Processes (2 + 2) 5.5
Basics of heat transfer, structure of liquid metals, solidification of pure metals; solidification of binary alloys, constitutional undercooling, distribution coefficient, plane front and denritic solidification, solidification of eutectic alloys, rate of solidification, micro and macrostructure development, segregation, porosity formation, solid
MATE318 - Materials Characterization (2 + 2) 5.5
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
MATE401 - Casting Processes and Applications (2 + 2) 6
Introduction to casting processes, permanent and expendable mold casting, molding sands and sand casting; refractoriness test; mold making practice; CO2 molding, core and mold making with organic binders, heat curing binders, core oils and core resins, methyleneblue test; gating and feeding principles and methods; cast metal alloys, production of
MATE410 - Material Selection in Design (2 + 2) 9
Design process, steps of design, design tools, designing against failure, materials and process selection in design; case studies in materials and process selection; quality, safety and economical considerations; quality function deployment; sequential engineering and concurrent engineering design concepts.
MATE415 - Metallic Materials and Heat Treatment (3 + 2) 6
Classification of standard steels, factors determining quality in metallic materials; effect of microstructure on mechanical properties, structural steels, HSLA steels, advanced high strength steels, die and tool steels, stainless steels, cast irons; nonferrous metals and alloys; Al, Cu, Mg, Ti and Ni alloys; heat treatment methods; solutionizing
MATE419 - Undergraduate Seminar (1 + 0) 1
Literature surveys, experimental preparations and pre studies; a work plan for the MATE 420; seminars given by senior people in the field and experts on various topics such as legal consequences of engineering practice, health and work place safety, project management, ethics and social responsibility.
MATE420 - Graduation Project (1 + 4) 9
A capstone project supervised by a department faculty member on the applications of the knowledge gained on metallurgical/materials process and test systems design, materials modeling, material selection for specific engineering applications, feasibility analysis, etc.
MATH158 - Extended Calculus II (4 + 2) 7.5
Infinite series, vectors in the plane and polar coordinates, vectors and motions in space, multivariable functions and their derivatives, multiple integrals: double Integrals, areas, double integrals in polar coordinates, triple integrals in rectangular, cylindrical and spherical coordinates, line integrals, independence of path, Green?s Theorem.
PHYS101 - General Physics I (3 + 2) 6
Measurement, motion along a straight line, vectors, motion in two and three dimensions, force and motion I, force and motion II, kinetic energy and work, potential energy and conservation of energy, center of mass and linear momentum, rotation, rolling, torque, and angular momentum, equilibrium and elasticity.
AE411 - Automotive Manufacturing Processes Using Lightweight Metals (1 + 4) 5
Description of lightweight alloys used for producing automotive parts; structural properties of lightweight alloy parts; analyzing and testing of lightweight alloy automotive parts; manufacturing of lightweight alloy parts.
ENE415 - Energy Storage Technology (3 + 0) 5
Basic concepts and definitions, energy storage systems and types, chemical energy storage, batteries and battery types, thermal energy storage methods, thermal energy storage and solar energy, sensible thermal energy storage, latent thermal energy storage, phase change materials, stratification in sensible heat storage systems, modeling of latent h