Nanofabrication (MFGE481) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Nanofabrication MFGE481 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. C. Merih Şengönül
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course aims to acquaint the students with new concepts for high rate synthesis and processing of nanostructures, fabrication methods for nanomaterials and devices, and assembling them into nanosystems and then into larger scale structures of relevance in industry and in the medical field.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will develop an understanding of size and structure/property relationship in materials
  • Students will get acquainted with ultra-miniaturized top-down and bottom-up processes.
  • Students will cultivate understanding about the capabilities and limitations of nanomanufacturing, and interrelationship among technical and economic factors involved in manufacturing
  • Students will understand the importance of nanotechnology in the future endeavors of humanity
Course Content Fabrication of metallic nanomaterials, manufacturing of carbon based nanostructures, nanostructured systems from low-dimensional building blocks, characterization techniques and manufacturing methods, proximity effect.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Synthetic Approaches to Metallic Nanomaterials Chapter 1
2 Wet chemical preparations, electrochemical synthesis Chapter 2
3 Decomposition of Low-Valency Transition Metal Complexes, particle size separations Chapter 3
4 Structure of carbon nanomaterials, Fullerenes, carbon nanofibers, carbon nanotubes Chapter 4
5 Fabrication of Carbon nanotubes, arc-discharge method, laser ablation, CVD Chapter 5
6 Fabrication of Carbon nanotubes, arc-discharge method, laser ablation, CVD Chapter 6
7 Carbon based materials on biomedical applications, biosensors Chapter 7
8 Room temperature nano-imprint and nano-contact technologies Chapter 8
9 X-ray and electron beam lithography Chapter 9
10 X-ray and electron beam lithography Chapter 10
11 Nano machining Chapter 11
12 Bio-mimetic and bio-molecular recognition assembly, template assisted assembly, electric-field induced assembly, Langmuir-blodgett techniques, Chapter 12
13 Collagen structural hierarchy, Extracellular Matrix and Collagen Mimics in Tissue Engineering Chapter 13
14 Inorganic binding peptides via combinatorial biology Chapter 14
15 Nanomanufacturing processes using polymeric materials Chapter 15
16 Final All chapters


Course Book 1. Nano the Essentials, T. Pradeep, McGraw Hill
Other Sources 2. C. S. S. R. Kumar, J. Hormes, C. Leuschner, Nanofabrication Towards Biomedical Applications: Techniques, Tools, Applications, and Impact, Wiley-VCH (2005)
3. Mark J. Jackson, Micro and Nanomanufacturing, Springer, 2007

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 5 5
Homework Assignments 2 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 11 100
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 Ability to expand and get in-depth information with scientific researches in the field of mechanical engineering, evaluate information, review and implement.
2 Have comprehensive knowledge about current techniques and methods and their limitations in Mechanical engineering.
3 To complete and apply knowledge by using scientific methods using uncertain, limited or incomplete data; use information from different disciplines.
4 Being aware of the new and developing practices of Mechanical Engineering and being able to examine and learn when needed.
5 Ability to define and formulate problems related to Mechanical Engineering and develop methods for solving and apply innovative methods in solutions.
6 Ability to develop new and/or original ideas and methods; design complex systems or processes and develop innovative/alternative solutions in the designs.
7 Ability to design and apply theoretical, experimental and modeling based researches; analyze and solve complex problems encountered in this process.
8 Work effectively in disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams, lead leadership in such teams and develop solution approaches in complex situations; work independently and take responsibility.
9 To establish oral and written communication by using a foreign language at least at the level of European Language Portfolio B2 General Level.
10 Ability to convey the process and results of their studies systematically and clearly in written and oral form in national and international environments.
11 To know the social, environmental, health, security, law dimensions, project management and business life applications of engineering applications and to be aware of the constraints of their engineering applications.
12 Ability to observe social, scientific and ethical values in the stages of data collection, interpretation and announcement and in all professional activities.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 4 64
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 2 15 30
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 3 6
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 2 2
Total Workload 102