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MECH.2960 Materials Science for Engineers (Formerly 22.296)

Id: 003810 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3

Description

Properties and characterization of engineering materials. The behavior of engineering materials is studied experimentally to develop an understanding of properties important in materials selection and engineering design. Structure-property-processing relationships are discussed. Topics include stress, strain, strength, stiffness, thermal expansion, hardness, tensile and bending tests, strain gages, corrosion, microstructure of metals, polymers, ceramics and composites.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: CHEM 1210 Chemistry I; and Mechanical Engineering majors only.

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