Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Microstr. and Therm. Prop. Of Ceramic Matrix Comp. IMM 506 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ŞENOL YILMAZ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

Ceramics and ceramic matrix composites are becoming more important materials recently in many aspects. These kinds of materials are preferable for may applications due to their excellent mechanical and thermal properties. Thermal and mechanical properties strongly dependent on microstructure in the materials. The main objective of this course to introduce microstructural, thermal and mechanical properties of ceramic matrix composites, microstructure and property relationship to the students who works on in this subject. This lecture gives detailed information about the thermal and microstructural properties of the composites, which contributes to postgraduate students

Course Content

Introduction to ceramic and composites, Ceramic matrix composites (CMCs), Applications of CMCs, ceramic and CMCs processing, Dizayn of ceramics and CMCs, Microstructure of ceramics and CMCs, The effect of microstructure of ceramics and CMCs on their properties, Microstructural study of CMCs, Interface in CMCs, Thermal properties and measurement methods of CMCs, studies on microstructure and thermal properties of CMCs

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explain and evaluate importance of ceramics and ceramic matrix composites for industrial applications. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Explain and analyse advantage and disadvantage of production of ceramic matrix composites. Consider any kind of ceramic matrix composite materials, production methods modeled examines. Analyse and comment optimum production techniques. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 Design ceramic matrix composites for various industrial applications. Evaluate, review, explors and develop criterions for ceramic matrix composites design. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 Analyse and evaluate microstructure techniques for ceramic matrix composites. To evaluate suitable characterization methods for microstructure developing. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 Evaluate and analysis importance and the effect of interface microstructure on the properties of ceramic matrix composites. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 Plan optimum microstructure and chemical composition of interface for providing optimum mechanical properties Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 Evaluate correlations between microstructure and mechancial properties of ceramics and ceramic matrix composites. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
8 Review and evaluate, comment related to subject of lecture and prepare presentation associated with his subject. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to the course with general out line Introduction to the composites, ceramics and Ceramic matrix composites and their applications [1, 3, 4, 5, 15, 16, 17]
2 Ceramic and CMCs processing [1, 15, 17]
3 Desing of ceramics and CMCs [4, 15, 17 ]
4 Microstructure of ceramics and CMCs [15, 17 ]
5 The effects of microstructure of ceramics and CMCs on their properties [1, 15, 16, 17]
6 Microstructural characterizations techniques of ceramic and CMCs 6. hafta Sunusu
7 Interface in CMCs and its effect on the properties of the composites [1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 19]
8 Thermal properties and measurement methods of CMCs [1, 3, 4]
9 MIDTERM EXAM
10 Thermal expansion of the composites, measurement techniques and the other thermal properties [1]
11 Studies on microstructure and thermal properties of CMCs [1,3, 4, 20, 21]
12 Glass ceramics and microstructure and thermal properties of glass ceramic matrix composites. Examination and presentation of the paper associated with the subject [1, 3, 4, 15, 16, 17]
13 Oxide ceramics as a matrix and their microstructure and thermal properties. Examination and presentation of the paper related to the topic [1, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27]
14 Non-oxide ceramics as a matrix and their microstructure and thermal properties [1, 3, 21, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27]
Resources
Course Notes <p>[1] Yılmaz, R., Thermal and Microstructural stability of the glass ceramic matrix composites? PhD thesis, UMIST, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, 1998</p> <p>[2]. Ramazan YILMAZ Lecture Notes (Presentations) 2015</p>
Course Resources

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[2] McMillan, P.W.(1979)Glass-ceramics, second edition, Academic Press, London
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[4] Hull, H., An introduction to ceramic materials(1981) Cambridge University Press London
[5] Hasselman, D.P.T.(1988) Compositional and structural effects on the thermal diffusivity of fibre reinforced glass-ceramic and matrix composites. Thermal conductivity 19, 383-402
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[7] Brennan, J.J (1986) Interfacial characterisation of glass and glass ceramic matrix Nicalon SiC fibre composites. Materials science research, 20, 549-60
[8] Brennan, J.J (1986) Interfacial Chemistry and bonding in Fibre reinforced Glass and Glass ceramic composites. Ceramic microstructures 86 Role of interfaces Plenum, London(1987) 387-399 ed. Pask J.A and Evans,
[9] Lloyd., F.J., Hasselman D.P.H and Chung, K. J. (1987)Effect of silicon fibre or whisker reinforcement on the thermal diffusivity, conductivity of an osumilite glass ceramics. Am. Ceram. Soc. 70 C135-C138.
[10] Marshal D.B., and Oliver W.C., (1987) Measurement of interfacial mechanical properties in fibre reinforced ceramic composites. J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 70 542-548
[11] Wilson, M.C., Dover, R.J (1988): Ceramic matrix composites, 14 (12) 752-756, Metal and materials.
[12] Lewis, M.H., and Murthy V.S.R., (1991). Microstructural characterization of interfaces in Fibre reinforced ceramics. Comp. Sci. Tech. 42, 221-249
[13] Mothram, J.T., and Taylor R (1991) Thermal transport properties Int. Enc. Comp. S.M. Lee ed. 476-496.
[14] Warren, K.(1993) Ceramic matrix composites, Blackie, Landon
[15] Chawla , K.,(1993) Ceramic matrix composites. Chapman & hall London.
[16] Lee, W.E and Rainforth, W.M (1994) Ceramic microstructures, London, Chapman&Hall.
[17] Reich, C.; Bruckner, R.; (1995): Thermal expansion behaviour of unidirectionally SiC fibre reinforced MAS and BMAS glass ceramics. Glastech. Ber. Glass Sci. Technol. 68 [12] 404-409
[18] Kumar, A., and Knowles, K.M. (1996) Microstructure property relationships of the fibre reinforced magnesium alumina silicates. I mechanical properties and failure characteristic Acta Metar. 44. 2923-2934.
[19] Yılmaz, R. Thermal Diffusivity Measurement of SiC Fibre Reinforced BMAS Glass Ceramic Composites Exposed Mechanical Damage, Journal of European Ceramic Society, 27, 1223-1228, (2007).
[20] Yılmaz, R., Taylor, R., Effects of Heat Treatment in Air on the Thermal properties of SiC Fibre Reinforced Composite Part 1 A Barium Osumilite (BMAS) Matrix Glass Ceramic Composite Journal of Materials Science, 42, 3, 763771, (2007).
[21] Yılmaz, R., Taylor, R., Effects of Heat Treatment in Air on the Thermal properties of SiC Fibre Reinforced Composite Part 2 A Magnesium Aluminium Silicate (MAS) Matrix Glass Ceramic Composite, Journal of Materials Science, 42, 11, 41154119 (2007).
[22] Yılmaz, R., Taylor, R., Thermal Expansion Measurement Of SiC Fibre Reinforced MAS Glass Ceramic Matrix Composites 3. Uluslararası İleri Teknolojiler Sempozyumu, cilt 3. 3442, Gazi Üniversitesi-Ankara, 1820 Ağustos 2003.
[23] Yılmaz, R., Taylor, R., Microstructural Characterisation Of SiC Fibre Reinforced MAS Glass Ceramic Composites 3. Uluslararası İleri Teknolojiler Sempozyumu, cilt 3. 717, Gazi Üniversitesi-Ankara, 1820 Ağustos 2003
[24] Yılmaz R., SiC Fibre Reinforced BMAS Glass Ceramic Glass Ceramic Matrix Composites 3. Uluslararası İleri Teknolojiler Sempozyumu, cilt 3., 17-27, Gazi Üniversitesi-Ankara, 18-20 Ağustos 2003.
[25] Yılmaz R., SiC Fiber Takviyeli Cam Seramik Matrisli Kompozit Malzemelerde Arayüzey Ve Arayüzey Mikroyapısının Özelliklere Etkisi, 467472, VI. Uluslarası Katılımlı Seramik Kongresi, Sakarya, 30 Ekim1 Kasım 2006.
[26] Yılmaz R., SiC Fiber Takviyeli Cam Seramik Matrisli Kompozit Malzemelerde Mekaniksel Hasarın Isıl Yayınımına Etkisi, 344349, VI. Uluslarası Katılımlı Seramik Kongresi, Sakarya, 30 Ekim1 Kasım 2006.
[27] R. Yılmaz SiC Fiber Takviyeli Magnezyum Alimüna Silikat Cam Seramik Matrisli Kompozitler, 757-766, III. Uluslararası Katılımlı Seramik, Cam, Emaye, Sır ve Boya Semineri, Ser-es 2005, Eskişehir, 17-19 Ekim 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 Manufacturing Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study X
2 Ability to consolidate Manufacturing Engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them
3 Gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to Manufacturing Engineering
4 Ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process
5 Analytical modeling and experimental design based on research and application capabilities; the ability to analyze and interpret complex situations in this process
6 Awareness of the new and developing practices of the profession; the ability to examine and learn when necessary X
7 Design and apply theoretical, experimental and model-based research; analyze and solve complicated problems in this process
8 Develop new and / or original ideas and methods; design complex systems or processes and develop innovative / alternative solutions in their designs.
9 The ability to transcribe the processes and outcomes of their work in a systematic and explicit way, either in writing or verbally, in the national and international contexts,
10 It considers social, scientific and ethical values in the collection, interpretation, announcement of data and in all professional activities.
11 To be able to develop strategy, policy and implementation plans on issues related to manufacturing engineering and to be able to evaluate the results obtained within the framework of quality processes
12 Students are aware of the social, environmental, health, safety, legal aspects of project management and business practices and limitations on their engineering applications.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 30
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 30
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 156
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.24
dersAKTSKredisi 6