Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Metallography and Its Laboratory MTE 311 5 2 + 2 3 3
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ZAFER TATLI
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants None
Course Category Other
Course Objective Giving students an understanding of Microstructure and material properties, microstructure examinations, sample preparing, examinating of material structure and comments them, quantative analysis and to know to students about quality control of materials.
Course Content Material characterizatin and to teach to sample preparing and examination methods for quality control of products. Also, to know to metallographic test equpments and sample preperatinn and examination with the equipment and qualitative and quantitative analaysis.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To distinguish definition of metallography. To compose and debate relation of microstructure-properties-production Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Performance Task,
2 To categorize material properties and production methods and relate to their microstructures Lecture, Question-Answer, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Performance Task,
3 To distinguish metallographic sample preparation methods and categorize them Lecture, Question-Answer, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Performance Task,
4 To debate sample preparation defects and question for each preparation stage Lecture, Question-Answer, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Performance Task,
5 To prepare sample experimentally and control specimen at stage Lecture, Drilland Practice, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Performance Task,
6 To organize groups for experimental studies and revise sample preparation defects Lecture, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Performance Task,
7 To evaluate and analyze microstructure study of prepared samples metallographically Lecture, Drilland Practice, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Fundamentals and history of metallography
2 Classification and properties of materials
3 Microstructure-properties- production relation
4 The necessity of sample preparing metallgraphycally- practice (sample supplying)
5 Sampling, sample cutting-practice (sample cutting)
6 Compacting- practice (sample compacting)
7 Sample preparing, emery operations- practice (rough emery)
8 Polishing (mechanical polishing, electrolitical polishing) - practice (rough emery)
9 Chemical polishing- practice (fine emery)
10 Mid exam
11 Etching- practice (polising)
12 Mikroskoplar, optik mikroskop - uygulama (parlatma) Microscopes, optic micrscope - practice (polishing)
13 Electron microscoscopes (SEM, TEM, AFM)- practice (sample examination)
14 Quantative metallography- practice (sample examination)
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Students gain an advanced and contemporary knowledge and practical skill after general or vocational high school qualification. To obtain an ability to support his/her knowledge and practical skill with technical sources and equipments and to use basic and principle technical terminology of metal technologies. Student gain an insight to the subject to analyze, discuss, evaluate and bring about solutions for the problems in metal technologies and related teaching subjects. He/She gains an ability to solve problems in metal technologies using general and foundational since and knowledge. X
2 Student can gather and use data to solve well defined problems on metal technology subjects. He/She can efficiently use his or her practical and knowledge skills in practical applications. Students know general definitions of engineering drawing subject; he/she can read engineering drawings in metal technologies and also can design using computer programs. Students are familiar to measuring equipments used in metal technologies he/she has knowledge and practice to use and maintenance of measuring equipments. X
3 Students know manufacturing processes in metal technologies sectors and can offer improvements when needed. He/she has knowledge of quality control processes and has practical skill to use quality control in metal manufacturing processes. X
4 To gain theoretical and practical skills in joining of metallic materials, implementing quality control in welded structures and to give training on these subjects.
5 To obtain an adequate theoretical knowledge and practical skills on oxy-gas, electric arc welding and brazing techniques and to use these techniques in teaching and training in vocational schools. Tracing any faults of welding machines and providing for necessary maintenance and repairing.
6 Students have an adequate knowledge to offer solution for problems arising during welding of ferrous or non-ferrous materials and also provide suitable methods for welding.
7 Students gain skills for technical communication and team work with his/her colloquies and superior on subjects related to his/her teachings such as design and practice. He/she has an ability to use Turkish language effectively in his/her personal or official communication. He/She has skill to represent his company/institution, sharing technical and intuitional information in electronic environment by oral or written communication.
8 Gaining ability to self learning and also implementing his/her learning. To gain skill to conduct research on his/her subject personally and present results as technical reports. Monitoring new improvements and updating him/herself continuously and also updating and upgrading these improvements to his/her institution. X
9 Having use of foreign languages can make communication and follow up new technologies in metal technologies
10 Having adequate computing skill to use wordprocessing, internet communication, CAD programs such as autocad, solidworks etc.
11 Having an adequate knowledge of health and safety in metal work sectors and also knowledge of social security, ethic values, quality assurance systems, management and environment.
12 Being aware of Atatürk’s principles and his revolutions.
13 Students have enough theoretical and practical knowledge of teaching on metal technology subjects. X
14 Having ability to evaluate student’s progress and activities, he/she also provide for an environment to evaluate students each other. He/she can use and share the results obtained from evaluations to make improvements in teaching and training activities.
15 Having ability to self evaluate him/her self to make progress and improvements. Being open minded to ideas and improvements he/she supports him/her self and institutions. He/she has knowledge of law, regulation and policy related to his/her job and obeys all the rules accordingly. He/she has a respect and awareness of the environment and the society.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 3
2. Kısa Sınav 5
2. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 3
3. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 3
4. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 3
5. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 3
6. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 5
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 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Quiz 2 2 4
Performance Task (Application) 6 2 12
Final examination 1 3 3
Total Workload 86
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.44
dersAKTSKredisi 3