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METE434 PRINCIPLES OF CERAMIC PROCESSING

Course Code: 5700434
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

Characterization of ceramic powders; size, surface area, density and porosimetry. Particle size and distribution, particle statistics. Particle packing. Methods of ceramic powder synthesis. Surface chemistry and rheology. Powder forming techniques; additives, pressing, slip casting, extrusion, injection molding. Densification of powder compacts; theory and practice of sintering processes, solid state sintering, liquid phase sintering, pressure sintering.