Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
180104003101MATERIALS SCIENCE - ICompulsory234
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main goal of the course is to introduce the materials and their mechanical properties, and explain the effect of the microstructe on the mechanical properties.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Tayfun Soysal
Learning Outcomes
1learn material types
2learning atomic bonds and crystal structures in materials.
3understand the mechanical behavior of materials.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
classification of materials, atomic bonds, lattice structure, defects in lattice, diffusion, mechanical properties of metals, strengthening mechanisms for metals,
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1introduction to materials and materials science
2interatomic bonds
3interatomic bonds continues
4cyrstal structures
5crystal structures continues
6crystalline defects
7crystalline defects continues
8midterm exam
10diffusion continues
11mechanical properties of metals
12mechanical properties of metals continues
14strengthening mechanisms
15final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Materials Science and Engineering, 8th edition, by W.D. Callister and D. G. Rethwisch
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11515
Final Examination12525
Attending Lectures13339
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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