Academic Catalog

ME455 MANUFACTURING OF POLYMERIC STRUCTURES

Course Code: 5690455
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. MERVE ERDAL ERDOMU
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Structure and properties (mechanical, thermal, chemical, etc.) of polymers; types of polymers; modeling basics and flow characteristics in manufacturing with polymers; major production methods: die forming (with design analysis for extrusion), molding (with design analysis for injection molding), secondary shaping processes; manufacturing of polymeric composites (with impregnation analysis for resin transfer molding); rapid prototyping processes.