314533 – Introduction to Materials Engineering
Faculty of Material Science and Engineering
Dr. Ziv Atzmon
Room: 503, Material Engineering building
Office Hours: Monday, 13:30–14:30
Room 508 Meidan building (Materials eng.)
Office Hours: Monday, 18:30-19:30
i. Course Objectives:
This course provides a basic knowledge in materials science and engineering. The main objectives are to acknowledge the atomic bonding and structure of engineering materials and its linkage to the mechanical and physical properties.
Lecture: Monday, 14:30-16:30
Exercise: Sunday, 12:30-14:30
iii. Evaluation and Requirements:
a) Tutorials: the student should attend all tutorials, and submit at least 11 exercises from the homework booklet (submission within 1 week from the tutorial, in paper or via Moodle). Not submitting the exercises on time will cause a reduction of 1 point per exercise in the final mark.
b) Laboratories: 6 experiments will take place at the Dantziger Labs. The student should attend all the experiments.
c) Final exam: will be divided into two independent parts. The first part will be in the middle of the semester and the second part will be at the end. Term B will be given for both parts at the same day during the second exam period.
d) Calculation of the final mark:
Exams – 35% X 2 = 70%
Laboratories – 20%
Homework – 10%
iv. Teaching Materials:
Both lectures and exercises will be available online at least a day in advance on the Moodle.
v. Class Schedule and Sequence of Lectures:
Lecture 1: Introduction + Atomic Bonds + Crystallography
Lecture 2: Defects + Diffusion in Solids
Lecture 3: Mechanical Properties: Strain-Stress Curves
Lecture 4: Mechanical Properties: Factors that affect strain-stress curves
Lecture 5: Fracture
Lecture 6: Fatigue and Creep
Exam Part 1
Lecture 7: Binary Phase Diagram (Solid Solution+ Eutectic Diagram)
Lecture 8: Phase Diagram (Eutectoid Diagram + Iron-Carbon Diagram)
Lecture 9: TTT Diagrams
Lecture 10: Aging of Aluminum Alloys
Lecture 11: Corrosion
Lecture 12: Polymers
Exam, Part 2
Exam, Part 1+2, Moed B
vi. Reference literature
W.P. Callister, Jr., “Materials Science and Engineering – An Introduction”, 9th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.