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METE303 MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF MATERIALS

Course Code: 5700303
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. TAYFUR ZTRK
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5700202
The course set above should be completed before taking METE303 MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF MATERIALS.

Course Content

Micromechanics of deformation, slip, dislocations. Strengthening mechanisms: solid solution strengthening, particle strengthening, grain size strengthening, fiber strengthening. work hardening. Mechanical behavior at elevated temperatures. Micromechanics of fracture: brittle fracture, void initiation, growth and coalescence. Ductile-brittle transition temperature. Fatigue. Toughening mechanisms in materials. Mechanical behavior of composites.