Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5700474
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. BLGEHAN GEL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Objectives of failure analysis. General procedure of a failure investigation: Collection of background data, preliminary examination, nondestructive testing, destructive testing. Macro and micro inspection of fracture surfaces: Metallographic and fragtopraphic analyses, chemical analyses. Determination of fracture type. Application of fracture mechanics. Case studies that demonstrate various types of component failures and the preventive measures.