Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Structural Polymer Matrix Composites INM 557 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. KEMALETTİN YILMAZ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

Especially recognize the basic properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials of this course, composite materials, Knowing the production method and Identify the areas in the building sector and It aimed to evaluate.

Course Content

Definition and basic knowledge of composite materials, is intended for producing composite materials, the definition of polymer formation and varieties, thermoplastics, thermosetting plastics, polymer matrix and reinforcing elements in composites, carbon fiber, glass fiber, boron fiber polymer matrix matrix elements in composites, thermoplastics and thermosets, Polymer matrix composites varieties, reinforced, Particle reinforced, manufacturing methods of laminated polymer matrix composites, workshop details of polymer matrix composites, mechanical properties of polymer matrix composites, micro-mechanical analysis, macro-mechanical analysis, polymer matrix addition method of composite applications of polymer composites.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/She explains composite materials. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 He/She explains general characteristics of polymer matrix composites. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 He/She explains fibers types and their properties. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 He/She explains explains production methods of polymer matrix composites Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 He/She determines physical and mechanical properties of polymer matrix composites Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition and basic knowledge of composite materials
2 The purpose of producing composite materials
3 Formations, definition and types of Polymers  
4 Reinforcesments in polymer matrix composites
5 Matrix elements in polymer matrix composites
6 Polymer matrix composites varieties
7 Production methods of polymer matrix composites
8 Workshop information in polymer matrix composites
9 Midterm Exam
10 Mechanical properties of polymer matrix composites
11 Micro-mechanical analysis and design
12 Macro-mechanical analysis and design
13 Adding methods of polymer matrix composites
14 Application areas of polymer matrix composites
Course Notes
Course Resources

1. Komozit Malzemelere Giriş, Doç. Dr. Yusuf ŞAHİN, Gazi Kitabevi, 2000.

2. Composites Engineering Handbook, Edited by P. K. MALLICK, Marcel Dakker Yayınevi, 1997.

3.CTP TEKNOLOJİSİ, Cam elyaf sanayi A.Ş. yayını.

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 X
4 ability to develop new and original ideas and method(s), to develop new innovative solutions at design of system, component or process X
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 X
7 gain high level ability to define the required information and data X
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 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
1. Performans Görevi (Laboratuvar) 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 1 14
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 1 10 10
Assignment 1 15 15
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 15 15
Final examination 1 20 20
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 15 15
Total Workload 146
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.84
dersAKTSKredisi 6