Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Joining Techniques Of Polymers IMM 521 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>None</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>None</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. AKIN AKINCI
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

None

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

It will be provided to understand the joining of polymers, such as thermoplastics, thermosetting, rubber, composites. It will be also provided to evaluate the joining techniques of mechanical fasteners, adhesives and welding process.

Course Content

Polymer categories and structures; Chain formation by the addition and condensation mechanisms; Types of polymers; Thermosetting , thermoplastics, Elastomers; Applications of polymers; General methods for joining polymers; Joining termosetting polymers; Mechanical fastening; Adhesive Bonding; Joining Thermoplastic polymers; Hot plate welding; Hot gas welding; Infrared welding; Resistance welding; Ultrasonic welding; Vibration friction welding; high frequency welding; Joining elastomeric polymers; joining structural or rigid plastic foams; joining dissimilar polymers; Joining of polymer matrix composites; Joining methods for polymers matrix composite structures. The joining techniques of windows polymer profiles. Adhesive foil on window profiles and application techniques.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 1) To be able to compare polymer types according to their structures Lecture, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Oral Exam, Project / Design,
2 2) To be able to distinguish the polymers types and properties according to application areas Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Project / Design,
3 3) To be able to distinguish the mechanical fastening and adhesive bonding of thermosetting and thermoplastic polymers, and design configuration Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Oral Exam, Project / Design,
4 4) To be able to evaluate the joint of thermosetting and thermoplastics by the hot plate, hot gas, friction stir, ultrasonic, vibration friction, high frequency, induction, resistance, laser and electro beam welding techniques Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Oral Exam, Project / Design,
5 5) To be able to plan the stage of joint for the structural or rigid plastic foams Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Oral Exam, Project / Design,
6 6) To be able to evaluate the joining techniques of polymer matrix composites and polymers matrix composite structures Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Oral Exam, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Polymer categories and structures. Types of polymers; Thermosetting, thermoplastics, Elastomers. Applications of polymers.
2 Properties of polymers. The joining of polymers.
3 The joining techniques of polymers. The Joining termosetting polymers, Mechanical fastening and Adhesive Bonding. The joining configurations.
4 The Joining thermoplastic polymers, Mechanical fastening and Adhesive Bonding. The joining configurations.
5 The welding techniques of thermoplastic polymers, Hot plate welding.
6 The welding of thermoplastic polymers by hot gas welding technique and friction stir welding.
7 The welding of thermoplastic polymers by ultrasonic welding and vibration friction welding techniques.
8 The welding of thermoplastic polymers by high frequency welding and induction welding techniques.
9 The welding of thermoplastic polymers by Resistance welding and electro beam welding techniques.
10 The welding of thermoplastic polymers by laser technique.
11 The joining techniques of elastomers.
12 The joining of structural or rigid plastic foams and dissimilar polymers.
13 The joining of polymer matrix composites. The joining methods for polymers matrix composite structures.
14 The joining techniques of windows polymer profiles. Adhesive foil on window profiles and application techniques.
Resources
Course Notes <p>[1] Do&ccedil;. Dr. H&uuml;seyin UZUN, Plastik Esaslı Malzemelerin Birleştirme Teknikleri Ders Notu?, Sakarya &Uuml;niversitesi, 2007.</p>
Course Resources

[2] Grimm RA, ?Fusion Welding Techniques for Plastics?, 1990.
[3] Landrock AH, ?Adhesives Technology Handbook?, 1985.
[4] Metal Handbook, Cilt 6.
[5] The Welding Institute (TWI) internet sayfası, www.twi.co.uk
[6] Troughton M.J.,?Handbook of Plastics Joining A Practical Guide, Second Edition, William Andrew Publishing, Oxford, UK.

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 X
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 X
5 Analytical modeling and experimental design based on research and application capabilities; the ability to analyze and interpret complex situations in this process X
6 Awareness of the new and developing practices of the profession; the ability to examine and learn when necessary
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, X
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 60
1. Ödev 30
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 55
1. Final 45
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 1 40 40
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 149
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.96
dersAKTSKredisi 6