ENCN221-12S1 (C) Semester One 2012

Engineering Materials

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
20 Feb 2012 - 24 Jun 2012

Description

Introduction to engineering materials. Materials science. Metals, granular materials, asphalt, concrete, masonry, timber, plastics/ceramics. Sustainability issues and material selection.

Learning Outcomes

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental nature of civil engineering materials, including: composition, physical properties, the relationship between microstructure characteristics and macrostructure performance, their manufacture and utilization.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Dean of Engineering and Forestry

Lectures
Streams Day Time Where Notes
Stream 01 Monday , Thursday 9:00am-10:00am C2 Lecture Theatre 19 Mar - 1 Apr,
23 Apr - 3 Jun
Tuesday 9:00am-10:00am E8 Lecture Theatre 19 Mar - 1 Apr,
23 Apr - 3 Jun
Friday 9:00am-10:00am C3 Lecture Theatre 19 Mar - 1 Apr,
23 Apr - 3 Jun

Labs
Streams Day Time Where Notes
Stream 01 Monday 2:00pm-5:00pm Civil B108 Concrete Lab 30 Apr - 6 May
2:00pm-5:00pm Mech 110 Materials Lab 5 Mar - 11 Mar
Friday 2:00pm-5:00pm 21 May - 27 May
Stream 02 Tuesday 2:00pm-5:00pm Civil B108 Concrete Lab 30 Apr - 6 May
2:00pm-5:00pm Mech 110 Materials Lab 5 Mar - 11 Mar
Stream 03 Wednesday 2:00pm-5:00pm Civil B108 Concrete Lab 30 Apr - 6 May
2:00pm-5:00pm Mech 110 Materials Lab 5 Mar - 11 Mar
Stream 04 Thursday 2:00pm-5:00pm Civil B108 Concrete Lab 30 Apr - 6 May
2:00pm-5:00pm Mech 110 Materials Lab 5 Mar - 11 Mar
Stream 05 Monday 2:00pm-5:00pm Civil B108 Concrete Lab 7 May - 13 May
2:00pm-5:00pm Mech 110 Materials Lab 12 Mar - 18 Mar
Stream 06 Tuesday 2:00pm-5:00pm Civil B108 Concrete Lab 7 May - 13 May
2:00pm-5:00pm Mech 110 Materials Lab 12 Mar - 18 Mar
Stream 07 Wednesday 2:00pm-5:00pm Civil B108 Concrete Lab 7 May - 13 May
2:00pm-5:00pm Mech 110 Materials Lab 12 Mar - 18 Mar
Stream 08 Thursday 2:00pm-5:00pm Civil B108 Concrete Lab 7 May - 13 May
2:00pm-5:00pm Mech 110 Materials Lab 12 Mar - 18 Mar

Tutorials
Streams Day Time Where Notes
Stream 01 Wednesday 9:00am-10:00am C3 Lecture Theatre 27 Feb - 4 Mar,
12 Mar - 18 Mar,
26 Mar - 1 Apr,
30 Apr - 6 May,
14 May - 20 May,
28 May - 3 Jun

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Allan Scott

Lecturer

Mofreh Saleh

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
final exam 30%
tutorials and homework 20%
labwork 10%
Project/Presentation 30%
test 26 Apr 2012 30%

Examination and Formal Tests

Exam Friday 15 Jun 2012 9:30am-11:30am  
Test Monday 30 Apr 2012 5:00pm-7:00pm E8 Lecture Theatre , E9 Lecture Theatre

Textbooks

Required Texts

Mamlouk, M and Zaniewski, J; Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers; Third; Prentice Hall.

Notes

This course will provide students with the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of engineering materials through a combination of; lectures, where concepts are introduced; tutorials for application of concepts through various problems and exercises; and finally a laboratory to demonstrate the performance of real materials.

Fees

Domestic fee $777.00

International fee $4,375.00

For further information see Civil and Natural Resources Engineering.

All ENCN221 Occurrences

  • ENCN221-12S1 (C) Semester One 2012