Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Porous Materials MTM 544 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. NİL TOPLAN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. NİL TOPLAN,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

The aim of this course designed for master students is to introduce them to porous materials, to give information about the properties and testing of these materials, as well as porous materials` production and their uses.

Course Content

Porous materials, their production, and applications:

Introduction to porous materials, Classifications of porous materials, Properties of porous materials, Production of porous materials, Zeolites, metallic foams, ceramic and polimeric foam, aerogels 

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 comprehend the applicability of Materials Sciences’ principles to living tissues Lecture, Discussion, Testing,
2 comprehend and model the viscoelastic behaviour Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 comprehend and describe the living tissues as material Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 omprehend the properties of cartilage and relationships with solid materials. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Behavior of materials under stress
2 Elastic and plastic behavior of materials
3 Time-dependent behavior of materials, polymer elasticity, creep and stress relaxation
4 Viscoeleasticity and viscoelastic models
5 Living tissues and their mechanical properties
6 Skeletal system
7 Soft tissues (cartilage), structure and properties
8 Bone, structure and properties
9 Muscle, structure and properties
10 Tooth, structure and properties
11 Biomaterials
12 Term paper presentations
13 Term paper presentations
14 Term paper presentations
Course Notes <p>Lecture notes will be weekly uploaded in the sabis</p>
Course Resources

1.  A. Koller “Structure and Properties of Ceramics” Elsevier, 1994.

2. Y-M. Chiang, D. P. Birnie, W. D. Kingrey” Physical Ceramics; Principles of Ceramic Science and Engineering” John Wiley&Sons, 1997.

3. K. Ishizaki, S. Komarneni, M. Nanko, “Porous Materials - Process Technology and Applications” Kluwer Academic Publisher, Great Britain 1998.
4. Matthias M. KoebelD. W. Richerson “Modern Ceramic Engineering; Properties, Processing, and in Use in Desing” CRC, 2006.

5. R. Narayan, P. Colombo, “ Advances in Bioceramics and Porous Ceramics”, Ceramic Eng. and Science Proceedings Vol: 29 Issue:7, 2008.

6.  Michel A. Aegerter, Nicholas Leventis, Aerogels Handbook, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 ability to access wide and deep information with scientific researches in the field of Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study X
2 ability to complete and implement “limited or incomplete data” by using the scientific methods. X
3 ability to consolidate engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them
4 ability to develop new and original ideas and method(s), to develop new innovative solutions at design of system, component or process
5 gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to engineering X
6 ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process
7 gain high level ability to define the required information and data
8 ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to take responsibility to define approaches for complex situations
9 systematic and clear verbal or written transfer of the process and results of studies at national and international environments
10 aware of social, scientific and ethical values guarding adequacy at all professional activities and at the stage of data collection, interpretation, and announcement
11 aware of new and developing application of profession and ability to analyze and study on those applications X
12 ability to interpret engineering application’s social and environmental dimensions and it’s compliance with the social environment
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 10
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
2. Ödev 10
3. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Assignment 1 20 20
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 20 20
Total Workload 140
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.6
dersAKTSKredisi 6