Undergraduate Seminar (MATE 419) Course Details

Course Name: Undergraduate Seminar
Code: MATE 419
Pre-requisite Course(s): MATE 310 or MATE 311 or MATE 318. In addition to these prerequisites, the student should qualify for graduation within maximum three semesters including the semester this course is taken.
Objective: The primary objective of this course is, together with MATE 420 Graduation Project course to be taken in the succeeding semester, to get senior level Metallurgical and Materials Engineering students to work on a graduation project supervised by a departmental faculty member(s). The students will work alone or in a team, and find an opportunity to apply their knowledge gained on subjects including materials process and test systems design, materials processing and modeling, material selection for specific engineering applications, feasibility analysis, etc. The other objective of this course is to increase the students’ recognitions on subjects like legal consequences of engineering practice, health and work place safety, project management, ethics and social responsibility.
Content: A capstone project supervised by a department faculty member on the applications of the knowledge gained on metallurgical/materials process and test systems design, materials modeling, material selection for specific engineering applications, feasibility analysis, etc. A comprehensive report and a presentation covering the results obtained so far and a work plan for the MATE 420 next semester are required. In addition, students follow seminars given by senior people in the field and experts on legal consequences of engineering practice, health and work place safety, project management, ethics and social responsibility.
Term: Autumn
Theory: 1
Application: 0
Laboratory: 0
Credit: 1
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ECTS: 1