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
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 An ability to apply knowledge in mathematics and basic sciences and computational skills to solve manufacturing engineering problems X
2 An ability to define and analyze issues related with manufacturing technologies X
3 An ability to develop a solution based approach and a model for an engineering problem and design and manage an experiment X
4 An ability to design a comprehensive manufacturing system based on creative utilization of fundamental engineering principles while fulfilling sustainability in environment and manufacturability and economic constraints X
5 An ability to chose and use modern technologies and engineering tools for manufacturing engineering applications X
6 An ability to utilize information technologies efficiently to acquire datum and analyze critically, articulate the outcome and make decision accordingly X
7 An ability to attain self-confidence and necessary organizational work skills to participate in multi-diciplinary and interdiciplinary teams as well as act individually X
8 An ability to attain efficient communication skills in Turkish and English both verbally and orally X
9 An ability to reach knowledge and to attain life-long learning and self-improvement skills, to follow recent advances in science and technology X
10 An awareness and responsibility about professional, legal, ethical and social issues in manufacturing engineering X
11 An awareness about solution focused project and risk management, enterpreneurship, innovative and sustainable development X
12 An understanding on the effects of engineering applications on health, social and legal aspects at universal and local level during decision making process X

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