Academic Catalog

METE422 STRUCTURAL CERAMICS AND CERAMIC COMPOSITES

Course Code: 5700422
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

Importance of structural ceramic materials. Constituent materials; oxides, non-oxides, fibers, whiskers. Forming of structural ceramics; slurry, plastic forming and pressing techniques. Composite fabrication and processing. Transformation toughened ceramics. Glass-ceramics. Non-oxide ceramics; carbides, nitrides, brides, etc.