Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Failure Analysis MTM 524 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MEDİHA İPEK
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. TUBA YENER, Prof.Dr. MEDİHA İPEK,
Course Assistants
Course Category Other
Course Objective Evaluation of materials reliability by understanding materials behavior under stress, to learn failure concept and analysis failures, to obtain interpretation capability on failed parts and to get skill designing material, work piece and process with low failure risk
Course Content Materials behaviors under stress, deformation and fracture, types of fracture, factors affecting on fracture, impact test, fracture and failure, failure analysis and its methodology, failure types depending on material and process, case studies on industrial parts
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 comprehend materials behavior under stress
2 predict the effects of internal and external factors on material
3 design and apply the correct methodologies for failure analysis
4 comprehend the failures during heat treatments
5 comprehend and analyze the failures during plastic shaping of materials
6 comprehend causes of failures occurred and to solve problems
7 analyze the failure methodologycally
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Failure, fracture and metodology of failure analysis.
2 Elastic and plastic deformation of metals
3 Fracture and fracture mechanics, historical background
4 Brittle fracture and ductile fracture; Impact test and ductile-brittle transition temperature
5 Fractography
6 Interpretation of fracture surface marks
7 Heat treatment faults
8 Corrosion failures
9 Fatigue failures
10 Weld defects
11 Metal working defects
12 Case studies-Term paper presentations
13 Case studies-Term paper presentations
14 Case studies-Term paper presentations
Course Notes
Course Resources 1. CADDELL, R. M., Deformation and Fracture of Solids, Prentice-Hall, Inc., New Jersey, 1980
2. COLANGELO, V. J., HEISER, F. A., Analysis of Metallurgical Failures, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1974.
3. Handbook of Case Histories in Failure Analysis, ASM International, 1992.
4. ERYÜREK, B., Hasar Analizi, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul, 1993. (In Turkish)
5. ASHBY, M. F., and JONES, D. R. H., Engineering Materials, Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1980.
6. Hasar Analizi Seminer Notları, TMMOB Metalurji Mühendisleri Odası, 7-11 Nisan 1997, İstanbul, (In Turkish)
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 Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study X
2 ability to complete and implement “limited or incomplete data” by using the scientific methods. X
3 ability to consolidate engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them X
4 ability to develop new and original ideas and method(s), to develop new innovative solutions at design of system, component or process
5 gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to engineering
6 ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process
7 gain high level ability to define the required information and data
8 ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to take responsibility to define approaches for complex situations X
9 systematic and clear verbal or written transfer of the process and results of studies at national and international environments
10 aware of social, scientific and ethical values guarding adequacy at all professional activities and at the stage of data collection, interpretation, and announcement X
11 aware of new and developing application of profession and ability to analyze and study on those applications
12 ability to interpret engineering application’s social and environmental dimensions and it’s compliance with the social environment
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 100
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Assignment 1 20 20
Final examination 1 16 16
Total Workload 148
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.92
dersAKTSKredisi 6