Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620241
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. SERDAR GKTEPE
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Engineering requirements of materials; the structure of matter; atomic arrangements, structural imperfections, atom movements. Mechanical properties. Concepts of force, stress, deformation and strain; elasticity; elastic and plastic behavior; viscosity; rheological models. Creep, relaxion, brittleness, ductility, hardness, fatigue, toughness, resilience, and damping characteristics of materials.