Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Amorphous Materials MTM 609 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. NİL TOPLAN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. NİL TOPLAN,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

Providing students with the description and classifications of amorphous materials, and their production and application areas

Course Content

Introduction to Amorphous materials, Clasifications of Amorphous materials, difference between crystalline and non-crystalline solids; glass formation; Properties and production  of metallic glasses, amorphous materials, their production, and applications


# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Classify and determine the Amorphous materials Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Understand the differance between Amorphous and crystalline materials Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Examine the pruduction techniques of Amorphous materials Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Define the Glasses and Metallic glasses Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Amorphous materials
2 Clasifications and properties of Amorphous materials
3 Production methods of Amorphous materials
4 Glass Materials
5 Glass materials
6 Metallic glasses
7 Metallic glasses
8 Metallic glasses
9 Amorphous plastics
10 Amorphous plastics
11 term paper presentations
12 term paper presentations
13 term paper presentations
14 term paper presentations
Course Notes <p>Lecture notes can be accessed from the sabis</p>
Course Resources

Amorf Malzemeler Ders Notları

Yoshio Waseda, “The Structure of Non-Crystalline Materials: Liquids and Amorphous Solids”, Mcgraw-Hill 1980.

Stephen R. Elliott, “Physics of Amorphous Materials” London: Longman Group Ltd, 1984.

Richard Zallen, “The  Physics of Amorphous Solids”, Wiley VCH, 2004

Mark Lee Morrison, The Mechanical and Electrochemical Properties

of Bulk Metallic Glasses, Phd thesis, August, 2005 

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
2 ability to complete and implement “limited or incomplete data” by using the scientific methods.
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
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
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 40
1. Ödev 10
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 30
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 10 10
Assignment 1 20 20
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 140
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.6
dersAKTSKredisi 6