CIVE 205 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Introduction to Materials Science
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
CIVE 205
Fall
2
2
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To emphasize the basic structure and general properties of engineering materials, their classification and selection, design and durability characteristics To give an understanding on the importance of materials science for engineering applications
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To differentiate between different classes of engineering materials
  • To investigate the physical properties of materials and correlate them with material behaviour
  • To observe the relations between the chemical composition, atomic bonding and the material properties
  • To analyse the principles of material behaviour under compression, tensile, flexural, and shear forces
Course Content Basic structure and general properties of engineering materials, the structure of material, atomic arrangements, atom movements, structural imperfections, force, stress, strain, deformation, elastic and plastic behaviours, brittleness, toughness, ductility, viscosity, resilience, rheological models, creep, hardness, and fatigue

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Nature and Structure of Materials: Introduction; Atomic Structure Chapter-1: 1.1, 1.2,1.3; “Intoduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers,” Erdoğan, Tokyay, Yaman, Erdoğan, METU Press, 2010
2 Nature and Structure of Materials: Atomic bonding; Atomic arrangement in molecular, amorphous, and crystal structures Chapter-1: 1.4, 1.5; “Intoduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers,” Erdoğan, Tokyay, Yaman, Erdoğan, METU Press, 2010
3 Nature and Structure of Materials: Structural imperfections; atom movement and diffusion Chapter-1: 1.6, 1.7; “Intoduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers,” Erdoğan, Tokyay, Yaman, Erdoğan, METU Press, 2010
4 Mechanical Properties of Materials: Introduction; Concepts of Force, stress, deformation, and strain; Elasticity Chapter-2: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3; “Intoduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers,” Erdoğan, Tokyay, Yaman, Erdoğan, METU Press, 2010
5 Mechanical Properties of Materials: Plasticity and flow; Stress-strain curves; Ductility and brittleness; Yield point Chapter-2: 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9; “Intoduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers,” Erdoğan, Tokyay, Yaman, Erdoğan, METU Press, 2010
6 Mechanical Properties of Materials: Plasticity and flow; Stress-strain curves; Ductility and brittleness; Yield point Chapter-2: 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9; “Intoduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers,” Erdoğan, Tokyay, Yaman, Erdoğan, METU Press, 2010
7 Mechanical Properties of Materials: Viscosity, Creep, Relaxation, Toughness and resilience Chapter-2: 2.10, 2.11, 2.12, 2.13, 2.14; “Intoduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers,” Erdoğan, Tokyay, Yaman, Erdoğan, METU Press, 2010
8 Review and Midterm Chapter-1: 1.1-1.7 and Chapter-2: 2.1-2.9; “Intoduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers,” Erdoğan, Tokyay, Yaman, Erdoğan, METU Press, 2010
9 Mechanical Properties of Materials: Fracture; Fatigue; Resonant frequency and damping; Hardness Chapter-2: 2.15, 2.16, 2.17, 2.18; “Intoduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers,” Erdoğan, Tokyay, Yaman, Erdoğan, METU Press, 2010
10 Mechanical Properties of Materials: Allowable stress and factor of safety; Ultimate stress Chapter-2: 2.19; “Intoduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers,” Erdoğan, Tokyay, Yaman, Erdoğan, METU Press, 2010
11 Physical Properties of Materials: Volumetric and melting properties; Thermal properties; Electrical properties Chapter-4: 4.1, 4.2, 4.4; “Principles of Modern Manufacturing – SI Version,” Groover, Wiley Press, 2011
12 Engineering Materials: Metals Chapter-6: 6.1, 6.2, 6.3; “Principles of Modern Manufacturing – SI Version,” Groover, Wiley Press, 2011
13 Engineering Materials: Polymers and composite materials Chapter-8: 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7; “Principles of Modern Manufacturing – SI Version,” Groover, Wiley Press, 2011
14 Engineering Materials: Ceramics Chapter-7: 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6; “Principles of Modern Manufacturing – SI Version,” Groover, Wiley Press, 2011
15 Review Chapter-1: 1.1-1.7, Chapter-2: 2.1-2.14, Chapter-3: 3.1-3.8; “Intoduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers,” Erdoğan, Tokyay, Yaman, Erdoğan, METU Press, 2010
16 Final Chapter-1: 1.1-1.7, Chapter-2: 2.1-2.14, Chapter-3: 3.1-3.8; “Intoduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers,” Erdoğan, Tokyay, Yaman, Erdoğan, METU Press, 2010

 

Course Textbooks Erdoğan, Tokyay, Yaman, Erdoğan, “Intoduction to Materials Science for Civil Engineers,” METU Press, 2010\n\nGroover, “Principles of Modern Manufacturing – SI Version,” Wiley Press, 2011 \n Course web-site- Lecture Notes
References K. Onaran, “Malzeme Bilimi Problemleri ve Çözümü”, Bilim Teknik Yayınevi, 1993 William D. Callister, Jr., “Materials Science and Engineering an Introduction,” John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 5th edition, 2001. J.C. Anderson, “Materials Science,” London : New York, NY : Chapman and Hall ;Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1990. J.F.Shackelford, “Introduction to Materials Science for Engineers,” London: Prentice-Hall, 2000.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
5
25
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
4
20
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
25
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
70
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
16
4
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
4
4
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
12
Final / Oral Exam
1
24
    Total
180

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 Adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Civil Engineering; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Civil Engineering problems X
2 Ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Civil Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose X
3 Ability to design a complex system, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose X
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for Civil Engineering practice X
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating Civil Engineering problems X
6 Ability to work efficiently in Civil Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually X
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of two foreign languages X
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 X
9 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility X
10 Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development X
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 Civil Engineering solutions X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest