Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Clay Preparation Techniques SER 323 5 2 + 2 3 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. MUSTAFA ERDEN
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör. MUSTAFA ERDEN,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective It is aimed preparing clays to be used in ceramic shaping and teaching its application to students.
Course Content The course contains classification of clay types; formulas of ceramic raw materials, structures, features and mole weights; chemical analysis; passing to rational analysis from chemical analysis; scaling of clay formulation from rational analysis; finding of chemical formula of raw material and formula weight from rational analysis; calculating water and electrolyte rate; tests done to ceramic clays.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 They defines and features all kinds of ceramic body used in ceramic industry. Lecture, Testing,
2 They solves all the mathematical operations used in the ceramic clay preparation stage. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
3 They creates a recipe for qualified ceramic body in accordance with features of ceramic raw materials. Drilland Practice, Self Study, Performance Task,
4 They oerforms experimental studies process in accordance with prepared prescribed. Drilland Practice, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
5 They identifies the problem evaluating the experimental studies analysis and generates alternative solutions. Drilland Practice, Lab / Workshop, Self Study, Homework, Performance Task,
6 They uses chemical properties of a ceramic glaze and makes experiments in the different colors and artistic results. Lab / Workshop, Self Study, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework,
7 They applies this experiments on different kinds of sludge and interprets the results. Lab / Workshop, Problem Solving, Testing, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Classification of clay types.
2 Classification of clay types.
3 Formulas of ceramic raw materials, structures, features and mole weights, chemical analysis
4 Passing to rational analysis from chemical analysis, scaling of clay formulation from rational analysis.
5 1st quiz (written)
6 Calculating water and electrolyte rate. Tests done to ceramic clays. General information about glaze.
7 Features of oxides used in Seger formulation. Explaining with formula of ceramic glazes.
8 Finding of chemical formula of raw material and formula weight from rational analysis.
9 Finding Seger formulation from chemical analysis. Finding of recipe from Seger formulation.
10 2nd Quiz (written).
11 Relation between glaze and clay. Glaze types.
12 Glaze faults and removing.
13 Colourizing of glazes. Glazing methods.
14 Visa exam (written)
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
2 X
3 X
4 X
5 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 25
2. Ödev 25
1. Proje / Tasarım 25
2. Proje / Tasarım 25
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 1 14
Final examination 1 8 8
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 10 10
Total Workload 111
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.44
dersAKTSKredisi 4