Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5700307
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 6,5
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. BLGEHAN GEL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Fundamentals of microstructural characterization of metals. Specimen preparation. Optical microscopy examination. The correlation of the microstructure with the processing history and the properties of the metal alloys. Ferrous alloys. Non-ferrous alloys. Lightweight alloys and high-temperature alloys. The microstructure - property relationship in the advanced alloys developed for automotive industry, chemical industry, power plants, nuclear plants and medical applications. Scanning electron microscopy examination. Fractography. Failure of alloys. Failure analysis and microstructure.