Civil Engineering (English)
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

General course introduction information

Course Code: CE205
Course Name: Materials Science
Course Semester: Spring
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
3 0 3 6
Language of instruction: EN
Course Requisites:
Does the Course Require Work Experience?: No
Type of course:
Course Level:
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE:6. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:First Cycle EQF-LLL:6. Master`s Degree
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr.Öğr.Üyesi AHSANOLLAH BEGLARIGALE
Course Lecturer(s): Dr.Öğr.Üyesi AHSANOLLAH BEGLARIGALE
Dr. BİLİNMİYOR BEKLER
Course Assistants:

Course Objective and Content

Course Objectives: To provide students comprehensive information about chemical, physical and mechanical properties of engineering materials such as metals, ceramics, polymers and composites.

Learn the properties of materials.

Learn the internal structure of materials.

Learn how the internal structure of a material affects its properties.
Course Content: Introduction

Atomic structure and interatomic bonding

Crystal solid structure and non-crystalline materials

Basic mechanical properties of materials

Elastic and plastic deformation

Metals and metal alloys, strengthening methods

Rheology and viscosity, basic rheological models

Creep and relaxation

Hardness of engineering materials

Fluctuating load and fatigue

Polymer structure

Ceramics

General properties of composites

Degradation process of materials

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Learning Outcomes
1 - Knowledge
Theoretical - Conceptual
1) The ability to apply knowledge of material properties for selecting an appropriate material in engineering design
2 - Skills
Cognitive - Practical
1) Know about the atomic structure & internal structure of materials.
2) Know about the relationship between atomic structure and engineering properties of materials.
3) Know about the basic engineering properties (strength, ductility, impact resistance, etc.) of engineering materials (metals, ceramics, polymers, composites).
3 - Competences
Communication and Social Competence
Learning Competence
Field Specific Competence
Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility

Lesson Plan

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction Presentation and Textbook
2) Atomic structure and interatomic bonding Presentation and Textbook
3) Crystal solid structure and non-crystalline materials Presentation and Textbook
4) Basic mechanical properties of materials Presentation and Textbook
5) Elastic and plastic deformation Presentation and Textbook
6) Metals and metal alloys, strengthening methods Presentation and Textbook
7) Rheology and viscosity, basic rheological models Presentation and Textbook
8) Creep and relaxation Presentation and Textbook
9) Hardness Presentation and Textbook
10) Fluctuating load and fatigue Presentation and Textbook
11) Polymer structure Presentation and Textbook
12) Ceramics Presentation and Textbook
13) General properties of composites Presentation and Textbook
14) Degradation process of materials Presentation and Textbook

Sources

Course Notes / Textbooks: William D. Callister & David. G. Rethwisch, Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction, John & Wiley, 2008.
References: Turhan Y. Erdoğan, Mustafa Tokyay, İ.Özgür Yaman and Sinan T. Erdoğan, Introduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers METU Press Publishing Company, 2010, Ankara.

Course-Program Learning Outcome Relationship

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Program Outcomes
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modelling methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way so as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues according to the nature of the design.)
4) Ability to select and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6) Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8) Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9) Knowledge on behavior according ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility and standards used in engineering practices.
10) Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Course - Learning Outcome Relationship

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
           
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modelling methods for this purpose. 5
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way so as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues according to the nature of the design.)
4) Ability to select and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6) Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8) Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9) Knowledge on behavior according ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility and standards used in engineering practices.
10) Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Learning Activity and Teaching Methods

Expression
Individual study and homework
Lesson
Lab
Homework
Report Writing

Assessment & Grading Methods and Criteria

Written Exam (Open-ended questions, multiple choice, true-false, matching, fill in the blanks, sequencing)
Homework

Assessment & Grading

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Homework Assignments 1 % 10
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 50
total % 100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 50
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK % 50
total % 100

Workload and ECTS Credit Grading

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 38 532
Laboratory 2 2 4
Homework Assignments 1 1 1
Final 1 1 1
Total Workload 538