Joining Technologies (MFGE406) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Joining Technologies MFGE406 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
MFGE 212 - Solid Mechanics MFGE 306 - Machine Elements
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, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Besim Baranoğlu
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to introduce students with fundamental joining technologies. Design and application of different joining methods will be studied
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Upon successful completion of this course, the students will have knowledge on design and appropriate selection of joints
Course Content Stress analysis, static and fatigue failure criteria for joined structures. Design methods for mechanical fastening, welding and adhesive bonding; manufacturing of joints (i.e. installation of fasteners, application on adhesive on substrates); maintenance of joints (e.g. corrosion protection, inspection, etc.).

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Chapter 1
2 Mechanical Fastening Chapter 2
3 Mechanical Fastening Chapter 3
4 Mechanical Fastening Chapter 4
5 Mechanical Fastening Chapter 5
6 Welding Chapter 6
7 Welding Chapter 7
8 Welding Chapter 8
9 Adhesive Bonding Chapter 9
10 Adhesive Bonding Chapter 10
11 Adhesive Bonding Chapter 11
12 Misc. (Corrosion protection, application, etc.) Chapter 12
13 Misc. (Corrosion protection, application, etc.) Chapter 13
14 Misc. (Corrosion protection, application, etc.) Chapter 14
15 Final exam period All chapters
16 Final exam period All chapters


Course Book 1. Shigley J E, Mischke C R, Mechanical Engineering Design, ISBN: 0-07-100292-8
Other Sources 2. Brandon D D, Kaplan W D, Joining Processes, ISBN-10: 0471964883, ISBN-13: 978-0471964889
3. R.D. Adams (Author), J. Comyn (Author), W.C. Wake, Structural Adhesive Joints in Engineering, ISBN-10: 0412709201, ISBN-13: 978-0412709203

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 10 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 12 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
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 Adequate knowledge of mathematics, physical sciences and the subjects specific to engineering disciplines; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas in the solution of complex engineering problems.
2 The ability to define, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; the ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions in such a way as to meet the specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 The ability to select, and use modern techniques and tools needed to analyze and solve complex problems encountered in engineering practices; the ability to use information technologies effectively.
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, and analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or research areas specific to engineering disciplines.
6 The ability to work efficiently in inter-, intra-, and multi-disciplinary teams; the ability to work individually.
7 Effective oral and written communication skills; The knowledge of, at least, one foreign language; the ability to write a report properly, understand previously written reports, prepare design and manufacturing reports, deliver influential presentations, give unequivocal instructions, and carry out the instructions properly.
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, follow developments in science and technology, and adapt and excel oneself continuously.
9 Acting in conformity with the ethical principles; professional and ethical responsibility and knowledge of the standards employed in engineering applications.
10 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; knowledge of sustainable development.
11 Knowledge of the global and social effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety issues, and knowledge of the contemporary issues in engineering areas; awareness of the possible legal consequences of engineering practices.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 4 64
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 4 64
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 10 2 20
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 2 2
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 3 3
Total Workload 153