Physics I

Physics and measurement, Vectors, Kinematics in one, two and three dimension, Newton’s Laws, Work and Kinetic Energy, Potential Energy and Energy conservation, Momentum and Impulse, Rotation and Rigid Bodies, Dynamic of Rotation, Periodic Motion, Oscillatory Motion, Universal Gravitation

General Chemistry I

The structure and classification of substance, the structure of atom,  periodic table, gas laws, liqiud phase,  the phase diagrams, chemical bonds,  the basic laws of the chemistry, the mole, chemical equations and its calculations, solutions and solubility, acid and base reactions, oxidation-reduction reactions, thermochemistry, radioactivity.

Calculus I 

Functions and their graphs, Trigonometry, The limit of a function, Calculating limits using the limit laws, Continuity, The derivative of a function, Maximum minimum values, The mean value theorem, Linear approximations, Determinate forms and L’Hospital’s rule, Optimization problems, Curve sketching

Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution I

The characteristics of the Turkish Republic and Atatürk's reforms in their cultural, ideological and historical context. Study of the intellectual foundations of Modern Turkey

Materials in Practise

The description of Materials Engineering, explanation with examples why different materials are used and definition of different materials group, description the properties of different materials group, explanation of production methods of different materials group, selection materials for different applications by considering their properties, explanation the Materials Science concepts simply, terms simply.

Fundamentals of Information Technology

Informatic technologies, fundamentals concepts of hardware and softwares, general processing systems, word processing programs, electronic tabling programs, data presentation, use of internet.

Physics II

Electric charge, Electric fields and Electric potential, Gauss law.. Capacitance and dielectrics. Current and resistance. Direct current circuits. Magnetic fields. Sources of the magnetic field. Faraday's law. Inductance. Alternating current circuits. Electromagnetic waves.

General Chemistry II

Define bonding theories and molecular structures, describe chemical kinetics, express chemical equilibrium, define laws of thermodynamics, list basics of electrochemistry.

Calculus II

Anti-derivatives, Indefinite Integrals;  The substitution rule; Integration by parts; Trigonometric integrals; Integration of rational functions by partial fractions; The definite integrals; Area of a surface of revolution; Applications to engineering; The integral test and estimates of sums ; Representations of functions as power series; Taylor and Maclaurin series; Solutions of systems of linear equations; Matrices; Gauss-Jordan elimination: solving systems of equations; Determinants, Inverse of a square matrix, Cramer’s rule.

Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution II

Analysis of the main political, social, economic and cultural currents in the Republican era. Nation state and nationalism as a major force in Turkey.

Structure of Materials

Explain, the basics of quantum mechanics, correlation to atomic and crystal bondings,  determine the basic crystal structures and symmetries, determine the crystal planes, real and reciprocal spaces using X-Ray Diffraction patterns, find and indicate the interstitial sites in basic crystal structures and lists the basic defects in crystal structures, explain the lattice vibrations (phonons) and their correlation to heat conductivity, explain the free electron gas model and Fermi-Dirac statistics, explain the basic differences between metallic, divalent metal, semi-conductor and insulator materials and their engineering.

Turkish Language

Could explain the Chronological Development of Turkish Language, could explain the General Characteristics of Turkish Language, Read and assess the kinds of literary text.


Different concepts of economics, basics of bonds and stocks and their valuation,  principles of economic equivalence; time value of money; analysis of single and multiple investments; comparison of alternatives; capital recovery and tax implications; certainty; uncertainty; risk analysis; public sector analysis and break-even concepts.

English for Academic Purposes

The course reinforces academic reading skills (finding the main idea, skimming, scanning, inferring information, guessing vocabulary from context, etc.) through reading selections on a variety of topics. It also aims at developing critical thinking, which enables students to respond to the ideas in a well organized written format. Other reading related writing skills such as paraphrasing and summarizing are also dealt with.

English for Academic Purposes II

The course reinforces academic writing skills. In this course students write different types of essays based on the ideas they are exposed to in the reading selections. The emphasis is on the writing process in which students go through many stages from brainstorming and outlining to producing a complete documented piece of writing.

Technical Drawing 

Isometric Drawing, Orthographic or Multiview Drawings, Dimensioning, Sectioning, Drawing Tools, Assembly Drawings, Cross-Sectional Views, Half-Sections, Section of Object with Holes, Ribs, etc., More Dimensioning, Where to Put Dimensions, Reference Dimensions, Dimension Center Lines.

Computer Based Technical Drawing 

Engineering drawing terminology, interpretation of technical drawings following the standard conventions of engineering graphical communication and visualize objects, ideas in a visual medium, quickly generate multiview and pictorial sketches using Computer Aided Design, write descriptions and explanations designs and models, CAD software for generating 2-D multiview and pictorial drawings and 3-D solid model drawings, Geometric Constructions and Orthographic Projections, Multiview Drawings, Isometric and Oblique Views, Auxiliary Views, Sectional Views, Assembly Drawings.


Summarizing the data with the graphs, Mean, standart deviation and quartiles, Box-plots, Density curves and normaldistribution, Standart normal calculations, Corelation, Regression with least squares estimation, Discrete and continious random variables, Binomial distribution, Distribution of sample ratio, Chi-Square Distribution.

Differantial Equations

Classification of differential equations and their solutions, Initial value problems and boundary value problems, formation of differential equations. Separable differential equations, exact differential equations, homogeneous differential equations, differential equations with linear coefficients, linear differential equations, Bernoulli differential equations, Riccati differential equations, Equations reducible to exact differential equations. Basic theory of higher order differential equations, Reduction of order, Homogeneous differential equations with constant coefficients, Nonhomogeneous differential equations with constant coefficients and their solution methods: method of variation of parameters, method of undetermined coefficients, Cauchy-Euler differential equations

Statics Strength of Materials

General principles for statics, vectors, vector operations, Moment and couple, equivalent systems, Equilibrium, free body diagrams, Plane trusses, method of joints, Plane trusses, method of sections, Center of gravity, Beams, internal and external effects, Moments of inerta,Introduction to strength of materials, axial and shearing stress concepts, stress and strain under axial loading, Sterss and strain under axial loading, general Hooke's law, Poisson's ratio, Pur bending, Applications, examples

Physical Properties of Materials

Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering, Atomic Structure and Bonding, Crystal Structures and Crystal Geometry, Crystalline Imperfections, MechanicalProperties of Metals, Polymeric  and Phase Diagrams, Engineering Alloys, Ceramic Materials, Electrical Properties of Materials.

Materials Characterization Techniques

Importance of Microstructure, Microscopical Characterisation Techniques, Historical Background to Microscopes, Properties and production of X-Rays, Bragg law and Diffraction, The use of X-rays in material characterisation, the identification of phases in X-ray diffraction patterns obtained from different materials, Thermal Analysis Techniques: Dilatometry, thermogravimetric analysis, differantial thermal analysis, diferansiyel scanning calorimetre, Light Microscopes and Light Microscopes techniques, Light and Electrons, Interaction between electrons and specimens, Scanning Electron Microscopes and SEM Techniques, Atomic Force Microscopes, Low temperature characterization techniques

Materials Thermodynamics I

Basic terms and definitions of thermodynamics, the three laws of thermodynamcis to closed systems, integration and differentiation rules to thermodynamic problems, design reversible processes,  enthalpy, entropy and Gibbs free energy as a function of temperature and pressure, generation energy functions (internal energy, enthalpy, Helmholtz free energy and Gibbs free energy) as a function of any two independent variables (temperature, pressure, volume and entropy), the auxilliary functions (coeffcient relations, Maxwell relations, Gibbs-Helmholtz equation) to thermodynamic problems, equilibrium conditions between solid-liquid, gas-liquid and gas-solid phases in one-component systems.

Materials Thermodynamics II

The basic definitions and terms of solution thermodynamics, Equilibrium conditions between solid-liquid, liquid gas and solid gas phases in one-component systems, Clausius-Clapeyron equation, Raoult's and Henry's laws, and regular solution rules to open systems, calculation of changes in volume, enthalpy, entropy and Gibbs free energy of formation of Raoltian solutions,  the relationship between Gibbs free energy, thermodynamic activity and phase diagrams, simple binary phase diagrams from given thermodynamic data

Linear Algebra and Numerical Methods

Vectors in Rn, and Cn, Spatial Vectors, Algebra of Matrices, Systems of Linear Equations, Solution of Nonlinear Algebraic Equations, Vector Spaces, Linear Mappings, Linear Mappings and Matrices, Inner Product Spaces, Ortogonality, Determinants, Diagonalization,: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors, Canonical Form, Bilinear, Quadratic, and Hermitian Forms, Linear Operators on Inner Product Spaces, Numerical Differentiation, Numerical Integration, Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations.

Mechanical Behavior of Materials

Atomic Bonding and Crystal Structure: Elastic Behaviour in Crystal Structures, Tensors, Fundamentas of Fracture Mechanics, The Fracture Strength of Materials, Mechanical Behaviour: Measurements, Test Methods, Strength, Modulus, Toughness, Fracture Energy, Work of Fracture, Hardness, Plastic Deformation in Crystal Structures, Viscosity and Viscoelasticity; Creep Deformation, Fatigue, Strengtening and Toughening of Materials, Thermal Shock Parameters of Materials, Thermal Behaviour of Materials, Analysis of Mechanical Failure, Strength and Engineering Design.

Raw Materials and Unit Operations

Introduction, Raw Materials; Metallic Raw Materials, Ceramic Raw Materials, Other Raw Materials, Pre-operations and mid-operations of raw materials, Unit Operations

Non-crystalline Materials

Introduction; Crystalline, amorphous material, formation of non-crystalline solids in solid, liquid and gas systems, Differences between crystalline and non-crystalline solids; Cationanion relatinship, network, Effective parameters in the formations of atomic planes, Chemical component, Glass formation; models of glass structure, Inner Energy, The effect and importance of super cooling, Kinetic models, The evaluation of sol-gel technique in the achievement of non-crystalline solids, Chemical composition in oxide based glasses, The physical and mechanical properties of oxide based glasses, Different type of glasses, Glass production process, Characterization of final products.

Final Project I

Discussion about Project and information students about available sources for literature research, How can the thesis be written and what it should be pay attention, poster preparation, The method of TUBITAK, SAN-TEC, Ministry of Development’s Project proposals.

Final Project II

Reviewing the work schedule, perform, Preparation ad presentation the I. report, Preparation ad presentation the II. Report, the experimental work, Preparation ad presentation the III. Report,  Evaluation of the thesis report and returning the correction to the student, Evaluation of the thesis report, Thesis submission.

Thin Film Technology

Physics of Thin Films, Basics Physics, Chemistry and Materials Science, Kinetics and diffusion, Growth zones and modes, Plasmas, Film Formation, Vacuum and kinetic theory, Evaporation, Sputtering, Film Characterization; Imaging, optical and structural characterization techniques, Electrical and magnetic characterization techniques, Electrical and mechanical properties of thin.

Organic Chemistry

Introduction to Organic Chemistry, Define aliphatic compunds, name bonds and isomers, define alkanes and alkenes, define aromatic compounds, list the properties of benzene, explain electrophilic and nucleophilic substitutions, classify phenols and alcohols, name different alcoholic and phenolic compounds, list the ways of alcohol and phenol formation, express carbonyl compounds, define aldehydes and ketones, define carboxcylic acids and derivatives.

Materials Processing Laboratory I

Particle size analyzing, measurements of density, production of wall and floor tile, production of sanitaryware, glass melting, production of frits and glazes, sintering of alumina and silicium nitride, electroceramics,

Phase Diagrams

Phase diagrams of materials systems. Geometric relationship and thermodynamic fundamentals. Phase relations in uniary systems, binary isomorphous systems, and binary systems containing invariant reactions. Ternary systems; projections of liquidus and solidus surfaces, Alkemade lines, compatibility relations, ternary invariant reactions, paths of equilibrium crystallization, isothermal and vertical sections. Applications .

Ceramics Processing

Classification of ceramic products with respect to their functions. Classical and modern Ceramics. Methods of ceramic production: Natural and synthetic raw materials, shaping methods, drying and firing of ceramic articles. Effect of processing on the development of microstructures and properties. Examples of ceramics selected from the major groups of triaxial whitewares, electrical ceramics, magnetic ceramics, refractories, cements and mortars, abrasives, glasses and glass ceramics.

Materials and Energy Balance

Application of basic process calculations and the calculation of process system variables, Material balances on nonreactive single-unit processes, the meaning of batch, semibatch, continuous, transient and steady state processes, sketch a flowchart and labels it, list the material balances , material balances on reactive multiple unit processes, purge, recycle and bypass, molecular species balances, atomic species balances, Formulation of material and energy balances on nonreactive processes, closed system, open system, isothermal process and adiabatic process,  energy balance solution for a given closed system, flow work, shaft work, specific internal energy, specific volume and specific enthalpy, derivation of  the steady state mechanical energy balance equation for an open system, Hess law, the solution of combustion problems.

Ceramic Processing

Classification of ceramic products with respect to their functions. Classical and modern Ceramics. Methods of ceramic production: Natural and synthetic raw materials, shaping methods, drying and firing of ceramic articles. Effect of processing on the development of microstructures and properties. Examples of ceramics selected from the major groups of triaxial whitewares, electrical ceramics, magnetic ceramics, refractories, cements and mortars, abrasives, glasses and glass ceramics.

Metallic Materials

Classification of metallic alloys,  use metastable iron-cementite and stable iron-graphite equilibrium phase diagrams, construct hardenability profiles of steels by making use of hardenability curves and quenching rate-specimen diameter diagrams, use American and German steel standards, design heat treatments for iron-carbon alloys suitable for a given application area, design alloy steels suitable for a given application area.

Processing of Polymers

Review of polymers and their processes. Effects of compounding, reinforcing and processing on the behavior of engineering polymer components. Materials selection and design for strength, stiffness, toughness, resistance to fatigue, creep, hostile environments and wear. Advantages and deficiencies compared with metallic alloys.

Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing (Malzeme Üretim Sürecinde Taşınma Mekanizmaları)

Fluid flow; energy balances, friction, types of flow, flow measurements. Heat transfer; conduction, convection, radiation. Mass transfer; homogeneous kinetics, diffusion, heterogeneous reactions, nucleation and bubble formation, metastable product

Advanced Materials and Composites

Introduction to Advanced Materials and Composites, Advanced Ceramics; Functional Ceramics, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Superconductors, Structural Ceramics, Aluminum Oxide, Zirconia, Mullite, Silicon Nitride, Silicon Carbide, AlN, Advanced Metallic Materials; Light Weight Metals, süper Aloys, Shape Memory Alloys, Semiconductors and Advanced Polymeric Materials;Conducting Polymers, Advanced Polymeric Materials; PTFE, Teflon, Polymeric gels, Nanomaterials; Nanotechnology and Applications, Nano composites, Composites; Ceramic matrix, Oxide Based, Nitride Based, Carbide Based composites.

Fundamentals of Semiconductors

Introduction to Semiconductor, States of Matter, Electrons in Crystalline Solids, DeBroglie’s Hypothesis, Schrödinger Equation, The electronic band structures, band gaps, and phonon dispersion relations for the technologically important semiconductors such as Si, Ge, GaAs, etc. The electric transport properties and the optical properties of the bulk materials and low dimensions, including quantum wells, quantum wires, and quantum dots, together with their applications. Carrier dynamics in semiconductors, Processing in semiconductors, The principles of a number of common devices such as  the PN junction, diodes, transistors, photodiodes, light-emitting diodes, or laser diodes.

Solid State Physics in Materials Science

Crystal structure, Wave diffraction and the reciprocal lattice, Crystal binding and elastic constants, Phonons, Crystal vibration, thermal properties of phonons, Free electron gas, Energy bands, Semiconductor crystals, Fermi surfaces and metals, Superconductivity, Diamagnetism and Paramagnetism, Ferromagnetism and Antiferromagnetism, Optical processes and excitons, Dielectrics and ferroelectrics, Surface and interface Physics, Nanostructures, Noncrystalline solids, Point defects, Dislocations, Alloys,


Definition of biomaterials, application of biomaterials, introduction implant materials and classification. Topics covered include: reasons for implant failure, a brief introduction to relevant tissue types: anatomy, biochemistry and physiology. Concepts of biocompatibility, host response, material degradation, testing and selection, standards.

Degradation of Engineering Materials

Electrochemical Thermodynamics Electrochemical Kinetics Passivity, Galvanic Corrosion, Pitting and Crevice Corrosion, Environmentally Induced Cracking, Erosion corrosion, Biological Corrosion, Concrete Corrosion, Atmospheric Corrosion and Oxidation Kinetics, Degradation principles of various ceramics. Degradation principles of composites and polymers.