Design & Application of Materials in Science & Eng - MATS1192

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Materials Science and Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Excluded: MATS1101

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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The design of materials for applications in industry and society including, for example, metallurgical, electronic, medical, packaging and transport. Microstructure and structure-property relationships of the main types of engineering materials (metals, ceramics, polymers and composites); micromechanisms of elastic and plastic deformation; fracture mechanisms for ductile, brittle, creep and fatigue modes of failure in service; corrosion; metal forming by casting and wrought processes; phase equilibria of alloys; microstructural control and application to commercial engineering materials. Information retrieval. Communication skills. Plant visits. Introductory materials laboratories. Application of fundamental learning to problem solving.

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