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 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyse and interpret data.
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 An ability to communicate effectively.
8 The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
9 Mühendislik çözümlerinin küresel ve toplumsal boyutlarda etkisini anlamak için gereken kapsamlı eğitim.
10 A knowledge of contemporary issues.
11 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
12 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies.

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