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Course Unit Title : Electronic Properties of Materials
Course Unit Code : 01IMM5138
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) To gain knowledge on the electronic properties of materials
2) To gain knowledge on the magnetic properties of materials
3) To understand the applications of electronic and magnetic properties in engineering
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Free electron theory, Band model of electron energy levels and band theory, quantization of free electron energies. Fermi-Dirac statistics, Brillouin zones, intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductivity, contact potential, work function, thermoionic emission, photoelectric, Seebeck, Thompson, and Peltier effect. Electrical conductivity in metals and alloys, superconductivity, magnetic properties of materials.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : 1) To provide theoretical information on electronic and magnetic properties of materials
2) To give examples of the applications of electronic and magnetic properties of materials in engineering
Course Aims : To provide theorietical information on the electronic properties of materials and application of these materials in engineering.
WorkPlacement  
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : 1) Shackelford, J.D., Introduction to Materials Science for Engineers, 2005, Prentice-Hall.
2) Barret, C.S., Nix, W. D. , Tetelman, A.S., "The Principles of Engineering Materials", 1973, Prentice-Hall.
Additional Resources : Razeghi, M., "Fundamentals of Solid State Engineering", 2006, Springer.
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 6 84  
Homeworks :
14 3 42  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 10 10  
Finals :
1 10 10  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
188  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
14 50
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction to the electronic properties of materials, and classification of properties.
 
2 Molecular energy levels, band model for electron energy levels and band theory.
 
3 Fermi level and free electron theory.
 
4 The schrondinger equation and its solution. Kinetic energy of free electrons.
 
5 Quantum condition of free electrons and density of energy states.
 
6 Fermi-Dirac statistics.
 
7 Brillouin Zones. Explanation of electrical conductivity according to the band model.
 
8 Electronic conductivity in materials. Conductivity according to classical theory and free electron model.
 
9 Factors affecting electronic conductivity in metals, The Matthiessen's Rule. Superconductivity.
 
10 Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconduction.
 
11 Magnetic properties of materials.
 
12 Diamagnetism, paramagnetism and antiferromagnetism.
 
13 Ferromagnetism and ferrimagnetism. Magnetic domains.
 
14 Magnetostatic energy and magnetic hysteresis.
 
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