Academic Catalog

METE201 MATERIALS SCIENCE I

Course Code: 5700201
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AHMET MACT ZENBA
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Classification of materials and properties. Atomic theory and atomic bonding in solids, the structure of crystalline and non-crystalline materials; atomic coordination and packing, structure types in crystalline solids, amorphous materials. Imperfections in solids, point, line and surface defects. Phase equilibria, one and two-component systems. Atom movements and diffusion. Phase transformations: concepts of driving force, nucleation, growth and TTT curves.