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ME498 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING: MECHANICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF MATERIALS

Course Code: 5690498
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. SEZER ZERN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5690206 | 5700230
The course set above should be completed before taking ME498 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING: MECHANICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF MATERIALS .

Course Content

A review of mechanical properties of materials; uniaxial, fracture toughness and fatigue testing hardness and wear measurements, characterization in extreme environments, introduction to small scale testing; instrumentation and data interpretation aspects; testing and data analyses of a range of engineering materials through laboratory sessions.