Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5700303
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. RIZA GRBZ
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5610223 , 5700202
The course set above should be completed before taking METE303 MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF MATERIALS .

Course Content

Continuum mechanics; concepts of elasticity and plasticity. Micromechanics of deformation in metals, ceramics, and polymers. Dislocation slip, twinning and plasticity of polymers. Strengthening mechanisms. Time and temperature dependent deformation; creep, superplasticity , and viscoelasticity. Fracture behavior of materials; ductile and brittle fracture mechanisms, fracture transitions. Principles of fracture mechanics and toughness. Fatigue of materials; fatique design and life prediction.