COURSE UNIT TITLE

: PHOTOELASTICITY

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
MEE 5103 PHOTOELASTICITY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7

Offered By

Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

Offered to

Mechanics
Mechanics

Course Objective

The objective of this course is to give students definition of photoelasticity, to teach optical measurements, To make ability of solving plane problems using various photoelastic techniques.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   To identify the problems for photoelastic solving method.
2   To interpret the fringe patterns
3   To determine photoelastic materials
4   To formulate some special problems
5   To solve some plane problems with photoelastic method

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Definiations, Advantages-disadvantages, Precedure
2 Wave theory of light, Refraction,
3 Polarization
4 Optical elements
5 Birefringence
6 Polariscopes
7 Calibration
8 Midterm
9 Examples, Beam in bending, Beam with a keyhole notch, Beam with a sharp notch
10 Examples, Compact-tension specimen
11 Photoelastic fringes
12 Photoelastic photography
13 Separation, Boundary condition
14 Photoelastic coatings
15 Final
16 Final

Recomended or Required Reading

To be announced.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 Midterm
2 HW Homework
3 FN Final
4 BNS BNS MTE * 0.20 + ASG * 0.40 + FIN * 0.40


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

To be announced.

Language of Instruction

English

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

bulent.icten@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 13 3 39
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 13 2 26
Preparation for midterm exam 1 10 10
Preparation for final exam 1 10 10
Preparing assignments 3 6 18
Preparing presentations 13 6 78
Final 1 2 2
Midterm 1 2 2
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 185

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6PO.7PO.8PO.9PO.10PO.11PO.12PO.13PO.14
LO.13523
LO.23523
LO.33523
LO.43523
LO.53523