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2017-2018 Academic Calendar


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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

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;

MATE209 - Physics of Materials (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to solid state physics and quantum mechanics; electron band theory of solids; electrical, optical, magnetic, thermoelectrical and electromechanical properties of materials; electronic and magnetic materials; electromagnetics waves and their interaction with materials; optical materials, interaction of light with materials; physics of

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.

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;

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.

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.

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

MATE399 - Summer Practice I (0 + 0) 6

Summer practice in a medium or large scale plant to gain experience and knowledge on manufacturing, processing, quality control, management, research and development for a duration of 4 weeks.

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

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

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

MATE314 - Microstructure and Phase Relations (2 + 2) 6

Metallographic specimen preparation; etching techniques; precipitate and phase recognition; analysis of metallic microstructures; quantitative and qualitative metallographic analysis.

MATE310 - Polymeric Materials (3 + 0) 5

Introductory information about the types, importance and application of polymeric materials; structure and properties of polymers; characteristics, applications, and processing of polymers.

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

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

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.

MATE499 - Summer Practice II (0 + 0) 6

Summer practice in a medium or large scale plant to gain experience and knowledge on manufacturing, processing, quality control, management, research and development for a duration of 4 weeks.

MATE440 - Corrosion and Oxidation of Metals (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to corrosion, thermodynamic and kinetic aspects of corrosion and oxidation, types of corrosion, corrosion in various environments, corrosion of engineering materials, corrosion testing, control and prevention methods, corrosion in material selection and design.

MATE442 - Welding Metallurgy and Technology (3 + 0) 5

Welding related terms and definitions, classification of the welding processes, frequently used welding processes, their application areas, advantages and disadvantage, typical welding discontinuities, destructive and nondestructive tests applied on welded joints, quality aspects, welding metallurgy of ferrous and nonferrous metals, effects of the

MATE460 - Biomaterials (3 + 0) 5

Biomaterial, biocompatibility, host response, synthetic and biological materials, polymers, implant and host factors, biomaterial applications, historical evaluation of implants, current trends, motivation for future directions; bulk and mechanical properties of materials; comparison of common surface analysis methods; metallic, polymeric, ceramic

MATE462 - Nanomaterials (3 + 0) 5

Nanotechnology fundamentals, history, applications and novel materials; synthesis and application of nanomaterials and their application in industry.

MATE468 - Ceramic Materials (3 + 0) 5

Bonding theory, ceramic structures, defects, physical properties of ceramics, electrical and dielectric properties of ceramics, mechanical and optical properties of ceramics, processing of ceramic and glass.

MATE474 - Processing of Ceramic Materials (3 + 0) 5

Powder preparation, preconsolidation, shape-forming process, synthesis, theory of sintering, modified densification processes, final machining, effect of grinding on microstructure of ceramics, glass manufacturing process.

MATE482 - Secondary Steelmaking (3 + 0) 5

History of secondary steelmaking and trends in steel quality demands, thermodynamic fundamentals, fluid flow in steel melts, kinetics of reactions among phases, deoxidation of liquid steel, degassing and decarburization of liquid steel, desulfurization in secondary steelmaking, phosphorus control in secondary metallurgy, nitrogen control in steelma

MATE486 - Nonferrous Metallurgy and Nonferrous Industry (3 + 0) 5

General principles of extraction and refining of nonferrous metals; thermodynamic and kinetic principles of pretreatment, reduction, smelting, refining, hydrometallurgical and electrometallurgical processes; extraction of metals like copper, zinc and lead from their ores and concentrates by pyrometallurgical and/or hydrometallurgical methods;

MATE446 - Composite Materials (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to composites materials, anisotropic and isotropic elasticity, metal matrix composites, ceramic matrix composites, polymer matrix composites, strengthening and failure, micromechanics of composites, designing composite structures, Inspection and repair of composites.

MATE448 - Powder Metallurgy (3 + 0) 5

Fabrication of metallic powders and methods for their characterization, compaction and sintering, uni-axial and isostatic pressing, sintering theory and influence of different processing conditions, wetting and surface diffusion, solid and liquid phase sintering, advantages and limitations of powder metallurgy materials.

MATE450 - Nondestructive Evaluation of Materials (3 + 0) 5

Definition and scope of nondestructive testing (NDT) and evaluation of materials, basic NDT methods; liquid penetrant testing, magnetic particle testing, ultrasonic testing, radiographic testing, eddy current testing, visual inspection, acoustic emission inspection, NDT standards.

MATE452 - Fracture of Engineering Materials and Failure Analysis (3 + 0) 5

General procedures and techniques used for failure analysis, typical failure modes, fracture, wear, corrosion, fatigue, elevated temperature failures, ductile and brittle fractures, case studies, precautions and preventative measures.

MATE456 - Glass Science and Technology (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.

MATE464 - Surface Processing of Materials (3 + 0) 5

Characterization of surfaces, interaction of surfaces, theory of contact mechanics, surface hardening methods, carburizing, conversion coatings, surface coating methods: gaseous, solution and molten state deposition processes, principles of physical and chemical vapor deposition, electrochemical deposition, spray coatings.

MATE466 - Polymer Science and Technology (3 + 0) 5

Classification of polymers, polymerization, types of polymerization, characterization of polymers, characterization methods, amorphous, crystalline and elastomer state of polymers.

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.

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.