Academic Catalog


Course Code: 3650227
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. VOLKAN ESAT
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Structure of engineering materials. Bonding, crystals, grains, imperfections. Mechanical properties. Tensile testing, impact testing, hardness. Plastic deformation, strain hardening, solution hardening, grain size effect, recrystallization. Failure of materials, fracture, fatigue, creep. Phase and phase diagrams. Fe-C phase diagram. Steels. Heat treatment of steels. Alloy steels. Cast iron. Non-ferrous alloys. Ceramics. Polymers. Composites. Some laboratory experiments will be carried out.