Academic Catalog

METE421 GLASS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Course Code: 5700421
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. ABDULLAH ZTRK
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Structure of glass. Glass formation. Nucleation and crystallization in glasses. Oxide and chalcogenide glasses. Glasses for various applications. Viscosity of glasses. Glass melting. Principles of glass working. Forming processes in glass technology. Stresses and stress relaxation in glass; annealing and tempering. Corrosion and weathering of glasses strengthening of glasses. Optical and elastic properties of glasses. Glass defects.