Academic Programs

314535 – Introduction to Materials Engineering

Course Objectives

Provide basic knowledge of materials microstructure, mechanical and physical properties and the linkage between them.

Schedule

TBD

Evaluation and Requirements

TBD

Instruction Materials

Both lectures and exercises will be available online at least a day in advance on the moodle. Please consider the environment before printing.

Class Schedule and Sequence of Instruction

  • Lecture 1: introduction + atomic bonds + crystallography
  • Lecture 2: crystallography + defects
  • 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:Dec 18th
  • Lecture 7: phase diagram (solid solution)
  • Lecture 8: phase diagram (eutectic diagram)
  • Lecture 9: phase diagram (eutectoid diagram)
  • Lecture 10: phase diagram (Iron-Carbon diagram)
  • Lecture 11: TTT diagrams Winter break
  • Lecture 12: Polymers
  • Lecture 13: corrosion
  • Lecture 14: material selection

Contact Hours per Week

Lecture: 2 hours

Recitation: 1 hour

2.5 Credits