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.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

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.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $777.00

International fee $4,375.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Civil and Natural Resources Engineering.

All ENCN221 Occurrences

  • ENCN221-12S1 (C) Semester One 2012