Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Advanced Technology Materials MTE 401 7 2 + 0 2 4
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. RAMAZAN YILMAZ
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Course Category Other
Course Objective The main objective of the lecture are to provide the students to have some general knowledge about ceramics and composites and their properties, applications, features, fabrication method and its processing conditions
Course Content Traditional and engineering ceramics, colloidal systems, rare earths materials, Consolidation and densification techniques of ceramics, Sintering, oxide non-oxide ceramics, applications, composite materials and their manufacturing.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To analysis and debate importance, historical development and current situations of the ceramic industry in the Turkey and all over the world. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 To compare of advanced technology ceramics and conventional ceramics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To distinguish the feature advanced ceramics and to compare function and applications of those materials each other. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 To categorize ceramic raw materials, and to debate their features and processing methods Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 To categorize colloidal systems concerned with ceramics and rare earths materials. To categorize and debate their applications. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
6 To categorize ceramic powder production techniques and to compare and debate those methods each other Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
7 To analysis, categorize and compare ceramic powder consolidation each other Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
8 To analysis, categorize and debate drying, sintering and sintering process and sintering mechanisms. To solve Sintering problems meet during sintering process Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
9 To analysis oxide and non-oxide ceramics and their features Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
10 To solve toughness problems for ceramics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
11 To analysis and compare ceramic applications and their properties. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
12 To analysis, categorize and compare composites, their features and manufacturing methods. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction, Ceramic Industry, current status of ceramic industries, classification of ceramic, traditional and new (fine) engineering ceramics
2 Ceramic raw materials and their processing
3 Colloidal systems
4 Rare earths materials, their features and production
5 Principles of ceramic powder production (sol-gel), solution, CVD (chemical vapor deposition), PVD (physical vapor deposition).
6 Ceramic powders processing and characterization of ceramic powders their properties (as an example: Production of alumina powder)
7 Powder consolidation techniques of ceramic products, densification
8 Drying and firing of ceramic, sintering
9 Midterm Exam
10 Oxide ceramics and their properties
11 Non-oxide ceramics and their properties
12 Applications of ceramic
13 Introduction to composites and its applications, comparison them with the other industrial materials
14 Composites systems, classification, fabrications composite reinforcements and mechanical and thermal properties composites.
Course Notes
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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.
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.
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. X
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.
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. X
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. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 42
1. Kısa Sınav 11
1. Ödev 24
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 12
2. Kısa Sınav 11
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 5 5
Quiz 2 8 16
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 110
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.4
dersAKTSKredisi 4