MSE 307 Materials Characterization II

FALL 2017-2018

Instructor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Ä°lkay Kalay   

Office: N-B15    E-mail: ikalay@cankaya.edu.tr

Teaching Assistantst

Ezgi Bütev
Materials Science and Engineering Department, N-C09

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is a four credit course emphasizing properties of X-rays and electron beams, spectroscopy, fundamentals of crystallography, diffraction, direction of diffracted beam; diffraction under non-ideal conditions, crystal structure determination, intensities of diffracted beam, precise parameter measurement, phase diagram determination, order-disorder transitions, characterization of amorphous materials, design of material characterization procedures.

SCHEDULE

Lecture:           

Thursday (09:20-12:10)

Laboratory:    

Section 1

Thursday, 13:20-15:10    (L-B03)    

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Check course website, http://mse307.cankaya.edu.tr/ frequently for announcements about the course, lecture notes, laboratory manuals, homework assignments and etc.

TEXTBOOK

B.D. Cullity, S. R. Stock: “Elements of X-ray Diffraction”, Pearson Education, 2003.

REFERENCE BOOK

  M. Graef M., M. McHenry, Structure of Materials: “An Introduction to  Crystallography, Diffraction and Symmetry”, Cambridge University Press, 2007.

  COURSE GRADING

 Midterm I

20 %

Midterm II

25 %

  Laboratory

10 %

  Quiz

10 %

  Term Paper

5 %

Final Examination

30 %

TOTAL

100 %*

*Minimum of 70 % attendance in class is mandatory.