RESIT EXAM will be held on Friday, (June, 16) at 10:00!!!!

(Classroom: N-B06)

 

MSE 324 Casting and Solidification

SPRING 2016-2017

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

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

Teaching Assistant:  Ezgi Bütev

Office: N-C09    E-mail: ebutev@cankaya.edu.tr

COURSE DESCRIPTION

  This course is a three-credit course emphasizing the concepts of liquid and solid, solidification of pure metals, conditions for nucleation, homogeneous and heterogeneous nucleation, rate of nucleus formation, interface structure, morphological instability of a solid-liquid interface, perturbation analysis, solidification of alloys, undercooling, solidification of eutectics, constitutional undercooling, growth in pure metal and alloys, distribution coefficient, macrostructure development, classification of alloys according to their freezing range, centerline feeding resistance, the rate of solidification, heat transfer in solidification, segregation, single crystal growth, zone refining, Rapid solidification processing; general characteristics, production methods, microstructural effects.  

SCHEDULE

Lecture:           

Wednesday, 14:20-16:10 (N-B06)

Friday, 11:20-12:10 (N-B06)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Check course website, http://mse324.cankaya.edu.tr/ frequently for announcements about the course, lecture notes, homework assignments and etc.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. D. Micheal Stefanescu, Science and Engineering of Casting Solidification, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2002, ISBN: 978-0-471-90616-2

  2. W. Kurz, D. J. Fisher, Fundamentals of Solidification, Enfield Publishing & Distribution Company, 1998, ISBN:978-0878498048

REFERENCE BOOK

1. M. E. Glicksmann, Principles of Solidification- An Introduction to Modern Casting and Crystal Growth Concepts, Springer, 2011, ISBN: 978-1441973436

COURSE GRADING

Midterm I

25 %

Midterm II

25 %

Homework+Quiz

10%

Final Examination

40 %

TOTAL

100 %*

*Minimum of 70 % attendance in class is mandatory.