Materials Science for Engineers

Summer 2024 > Engineering/Engineering Technology > MECH.2960 > 011

Course No: MECH.2960-011; SIS Class Nbr: 2011; SIS Term: 3340
Course Status: Open

Course Description

Students will study engineering materials, focusing on their properties, processing techniques, and selection in design for modern application. Structure-property-processing relationships and their impact on engineering performance are discussed. Primary material families are discussed, including metals, polymers, ceramics, and hybrids. Experimental and computational characterization, and data analysis methods are covered. Topics include stress, strain, strength, stiffness, thermal expansion, hardness, tensile and bending tests, strain gages, corrosion, microstructure, and sustainability metrics.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: CHEM 1210 Chemistry I; and Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering majors only.
  • Core Codes: STEM
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 4
  • Instructor: Jonathan de Alderete
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When Offered & Tuition

  • T,Th | 1:00 PM-3:20 PM ET
  • M,W | 1:00 PM-3:20 PM ET
  • 2024 Summer: May 13 to Jun 26
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1420
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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