Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Polymer Technology and Mold Processing IMM 588 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. AKIN AKINCI
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Course Objective 1. Understanding polymers, polimer types.
2.Understanding Polymer Molding Technologies.
Course Content Structure of polymers, classifications, applications and processing. Thermo-physical and mechanical properties. Analysis and comparisons of various processes used for manufacturing of plastic products. Parameters of processes and design principles. Affects of molding on mechanical properties of product. Injection problems,injection molding, thermoforming and other processes...
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Basic knowledge on plastics processing Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Simulation, Brain Storming, Case Study, Problem Solving, Project Based Learning, Testing, Oral Exam, Project / Design,
2 Understanding engineering plastics and their use. Determining production method Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Brain Storming, Project Based Learning, Testing, Oral Exam, Project / Design,
3 Understanding important factors in plastic part and mold design. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Brain Storming, Case Study, Project Based Learning, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Structure of polymers, classifications
2 Engineering Plastics
3 Plastic processing methods
4 Injection Moulding
5 Extrusion
6 Blow Molding
7 Transfer molding
8 Vacuum forming
9 Compress molding
10 Coating and foaming processes
11 Design Fundamentals of plastic molding and the effects of molding on mechanical properties
12 Midterm exam
13 Mold design, cooling technics and mold-product faults and elemination
14 Mould design examples
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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
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
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 45
1. Ödev 15
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
2. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 5 80
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Assignment 1 4 4
Performance Task (Seminar) 2 5 10
Final examination 1 4 4
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6