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  Course Description
Course Name : Materials Science

Course Code : J 435

Course Type : Optional

Level of Course : First Cycle

Year of Study : 4

Course Semester : Fall (16 Weeks)

ECTS : 3

Name of Lecturer(s) : Asst.Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA AKYILDIZ

Learning Outcomes of the Course : Knows the structure and physical-mechanical properties of materials
Determines appropriate raw materials for lime, cement, gypsum and aggregates.
Has information about alloy, steel, glass and refractory and natural materials.

Mode of Delivery : Face-to-Face

Prerequisites and Co-Prerequisites : None

Recommended Optional Programme Components : None

Aim(s) of Course : This lesson aims to give information about the physical-mechanical properties of materials, choosing the suitable natural material to the application areas, industrial materials, metals and alloys, calcium-based binders, ceramic and marble

Course Contents : Definitions, Classification Of Materials, Materials Internal Structure, Atomic Structure, Crystal Structure, Crystal Defects, Physical Properties Of Materials, Mechanical Properties Of Materials, Industrial Materials, Metals And Alloys, Iron, Steel Font Siderurji, Copper, Lead, Zinc, Nickel, Chrome, Tin, Aluminum, Calcium-Based Binders, Aggregates. Fe-C Equilibrium Diagrams, Alloys, Plastics And Glassy Materials, Ceramics And Refractory Materials, Composite Materials, Colloidal Materials, Environmental Conditions.

Language of Instruction : Turkish

Work Place : Faculty Clasroom D6

  Course Outline /Schedule (Weekly) Planned Learning Activities
Week Subject Student's Preliminary Work Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
1 Introduction, Basic Concepts, Classification Of Materials reading Presentation
2 The Internal Structure Of Materials, Atomic Structure, Crystal Structure / Crystal Defects reading Presentation
3 The Physical Properties Of Materials reading Presentation
4 Mechanical Properties Of Materials reading Presentation
5 Industrial Materials, Metals And Alloys Iron, Steel, Font ,Siderurji reading Presentation
6 Iron, Steel, Font Siderurji reading Presentation
7 Copper, Lead, Zinc, Nickel, Chromium, Tin reading Presentation
8 Calcium-Based Binders (Lime, Gypsum, Cement), reading Presentation
9 Mid-term Exam prep. of exam Test
10 Aggregates reading Presentation
11 Marble reading Presentation
12 Composite Materials, Colloidal Materials / Environmental Conditions reading Presentation
13 Ceramics And Refractory Materials reading Presentation
14 Plastics And Glass Materials reading Presentation
15 Coastal Rocks Used In Fillings And Their Properties reading Presentation
16/17 Final Exam prep. of exam Test

  Required Course Resources
Resource Type Resource Name
Recommended Course Material(s)  Doç.Dr Umit ÖZER Material, Lecture Notes Adana.2002 64s
 Prof.Dr Yaşar KİBİCİ Ceramic Raw Materials and Technical Specifications. Afyon 2002. 184 s
Required Course Material(s)

  Assessment Methods and Assessment Criteria
Semester/Year Assessments Number Contribution Percentage
    Mid-term Exams (Written, Oral, etc.) 1 50
    Homeworks/Projects/Others 7 50
Total 100
Rate of Semester/Year Assessments to Success 40
Final Assessments 100
Rate of Final Assessments to Success 60
Total 100

  Contribution of the Course to Key Learning Outcomes
# Key Learning Outcome Contribution*
1 Thinks, interprets, analyzes and synthesizes geological events in 3D. 1
2 Chooses and applies necessary methods and instruments for engineering applications 4
3 Uses the information technology effectively. 1
4 Designs and performs experiments, collects data and interprets the results. 2
5 Works and undertakes responsibility in solving geological problems both individually and in multidiciplinary working groups 4
6 Investigates to obtain scientific information, and uses data bases and other data sources actively. 1
7 Has an awareness of life long learning; follows developments in science and technology to keep up to date 1
8 Uses Fundamental Geological information, having necessary information in Mathematical and Natural sciences and employs theoretical and applied information in these areas in engineering solutions. 4
9 Knows job related and ethical responsibilities, project management, office applications and safety, and realizes juridical responsibilities of engineering applications 4
10 Knows the universal and societal effects of engineering solutions and applications. 3
11 Has an awareness of entrepreneuring and innovative subjects; knows and finds solutions for the new century 3
12 Identifies, formulizes and solves geological problems. 2
13 Realizes the social effects of identified solutions for geological problems. 1
14 Identifies, defines, formulizes and solves engineering problems. Chooses and applies the appropriate analytical and modelling techniques for this purpose. 3
15 Investigates and reports all kinds of natural resources and geological hazards 2
16 Initiates effective interactions in Turkish both orally and in written form, and speaks at least one foreign language 1
17 Uses necessary techniques and instruments for geological applications 4
18 Identifies rock types, draws geological maps and cross sections. 2
19 Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself continuously. 1
* Contribution levels are between 0 (not) and 5 (maximum).

  Student Workload - ECTS
Works Number Time (Hour) Total Workload (Hour)
Course Related Works
    Class Time (Exam weeks are excluded) 14 2 28
    Out of Class Study (Preliminary Work, Practice) 14 2 28
Assesment Related Works
    Homeworks, Projects, Others 7 2 14
    Mid-term Exams (Written, Oral, etc.) 1 2 2
    Final Exam 1 2 2
Total Workload: 74
Total Workload / 25 (h): 2.96
ECTS Credit: 3