Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Mold Making Techniques SRM 202 4 2 + 2 3 6
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

Research Assistant Özgür ERDEM

Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

The main aim of this course is raising such individuals that are able to form their designs on the plaster wheel and also take their molds.

Course Content

This course mainly covers the subjects; model making on the plaster wheel, template making for jiggering, jiggering mold types and making these molds.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 They do designs suited to lathe method. Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 They draw technical drawing of models to be made. Self Study, Role Playing, Testing,
3 They apply model forming levels at gypsum lathe. Self Study, Motivations to Show, Performance Task,
4 They do chock part and gate used at moulds of products formed as rotational. Self Study, Motivations to Show, Performance Task,
5 They take moulds of models formed with lathe. Self Study, Motivations to Show, Performance Task,
6 They produce semi-finished products from lathe moulds and have products as firing. Problem Solving, Self Study, Performance Task, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Sketch study for an object to be formed on the plaster wheel
2 By evaluating these sketches, choosing a design that is suitable for this technique and working to develop that design
3 Approval of the design by the lecturer, setting the measurements, technical drawings
4 Technical drawings of the models
5 The main phases of the technique of forming on the plaster wheel, and important knowledge
6 Starting the model making phase. Setting up plaster wheel and shaping the general outline
7 Model making and final touches on the form
8 Making of top and bottom spares
9 Model mold from the model
10 Stages of mold making
11 Final finishes on the mold pieces cutting the edges and drying the molds
12 Slipcasting, retouching, biscuit firing
13 Glazing
14 Glazefiring
Course Notes
Course Resources
Gypsum and Sludge Shaping Methods in Industrial Ceramics, Müçteba Kundul, 2015
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Proje / Tasarım 30
1. Ödev 20
2. Ödev 20
2. Proje / Tasarım 30
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
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) 16 3 48
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Application) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Project / Design 1 10 10
Performance Task (Workshop) 1 10 10
Total Workload 162
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.48
dersAKTSKredisi 6