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Fundamental relationships between structure, processing, physical properties and performance for metallic, ceramic, polymeric, composite and electronic materials.
This introductory course is designed for mechanical engineering students. The fundamental relationships between structure, processing and physical properties will be examined for metallic, ceramic, polymeric, and composite materials.
At the conclusion of the course, the successful student:1) will be able to identify the major properties of the different classes of materials (metals, ceramics, glasses, polymers, and electronic materials);2) will be able to recognize the interdependence of the structure, properties, processing, and performance of materials, and will be able to describe the important parameters that govern the relationships between these four categories;3) will be able to integrate fundamental materials science with laboratory synthesis and processing, as well as analysis of experimental data.The lectures of this course aim to help students achieve understanding of:atomic, crystalline and microscopic structure of metallic, ceramic, polymeric and composite materials.crystalline defects and diffusionmechanical properties and strengthening mechanismsmetal formingfracture mechanisms and failure analysisthermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformationssolidification processing of metal and plasticsweldingproperties other than mechanical (e.g., optical, magnetic, thermal, electrical and electronic)corrosionmaterials selectionThe laboratories supplement the lectures with practical experience in observing and measuring the properties and behaviour of engineering materials
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.
Subject to the approval of the Dean of Engineering and Forestry
Students must attend one activity from each section.
All course meetings are in MyTimetable. It is your responsibility to confirm these meetings.Lectures: Four hours per week.Tutorials: One hour per week in streamsLaboratories: There are four two-hour labs. You must attend your session at the time indicated in MyTimetable. No swapping or switching is allowed without prior approval due to space and time constraints. Laboratories will take place in the Materials Engineering area of the Mechanical Engineering Laboratories in the Warehouse and the Microscopy Suite on the ground floor of the Civil/Mechanical Building. Labs start promptly at the designated time. Again, you must attend the lab session to which you are assigned unless prior permission from the lecturer has been obtained.
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Course Coordinator and Lecturer:Assoc. Prof. Catherine Bishop, room E514, x92137, email@example.comLecturers:Prof. Milo Kral, room E501, x92102, firstname.lastname@example.orgAssoc. Prof. Mark Staiger, room E512, x92181, email@example.comLaboratory Technician:Mr Kevin Stobbs, Mechanical Labs at Warehouse, firstname.lastname@example.orgENME207-2017-CourseHandout-v14.docx 2/3Teaching Assistants:tbcOffice Hours:A/P Catherine Bishop:A/P Staiger: Open door policy, email to make an appointment.Prof. Kral: Open door policy, email to make an appointment.
Due dates for homework and laboratories are provided along with the assignment. Lab worksheets are due at the conclusion of the lab. Lab reports are due one week after the lab to the corresponding LEARN dropbox. Turnitin originality detection software will be used to screen work for plagiarism. Late submissions of lab reports or homework will not be accepted.
Callister, W D;
Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction;
Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley and Sons, 2014.
Callister WD, Rethwisch DG 2014. Materials science and engineering: an introduction. 9th edition, Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley and Sons. You are required to do the assigned reading from the text. You can buy the bound book, buy the binder-ready book, borrow copies from the library (6 books on 3-hour loan) or buy an ebookElectronic ResourcesLEARN: Lecture materials; lab worksheets, data, report instructions and electronic submission; administrative course information. (required)WileyPlus: Homework, Interactive materials, course electronic text, practice problems. (required)Tips for success in ENME2071. Read and keep up to date on the required readings.2. Join the Wiley website for extra practice problems and interactive material.3. Attend all the lectures and participate.4. Get lecture slides from UC LEARN before lecture.5. Take notes during lecture.6. Do all of the homework on time.7. Study for the quizzes after you do the homework.8. Look at quiz solutions and your answers as soon as they are available after a quiz.9. Ask questions if you can’t see how to get an answer.10. Attend all laboratories at your designated time.11. Proofread your laboratory reports (try reading them out loud) to ensure you follow the instructions and to ensure that they make sense.12. Make sure you read your uclive emails to stay on top of the course messages from LEARN.
Harassment* Harassment of any sort will not be tolerated. Each UC student is here to learn and to experience a friendly and supportive community.* It is every student's right to expect: respect and courtesy from staff and other students, including freedom from harassment of any sort; fair treatment; the ability to speak out about any issues that concern them, without fear of consequences for their safety and well-being.* Furthermore, each student has the responsibility to: respect the rights and property of others; attend to their own health and safety, and that of others; and behave in a manner towards each other that does not reflect badly on the student body or the University.* If you, or someone you know, has experienced harassment, please talk to your lecturers, directors of study, or head of department.Dishonest Practice* Plagiarism, collusion, copying, and ghost writing are unacceptable and dishonest practices.* Plagiarism is the presentation of any material (test, data, figures or drawings, on any medium including computer files) from any other source without clear and adequate acknowledgment of the source.* Collusion is the presentation of work performed in conjunction with another person or persons, but submitted as if it has been completed only by the named author(s).* Copying is the use of material (in any medium, including computer files) produced by another person(s) with or without their knowledge and approval.* Ghost writing is the use of another person(s) (with or without payment) to prepare all or part of an item submitted for assessment.Do not engage in dishonest practices. The Department reserves the right to refer dishonest practices to the University Proctor and where appropriate to not mark the work.The University regulations on academic integrity and dishonest practice can be found here.
Policies relating to all courses: You should familiarize yourself with the policies athttp://www.canterbury.ac.nz/engineering/schools/mechanical/student-advice-andsupport/academic-advice/, especially those on special consideration (formerly aegrotats),requests to sit quizzes or turn in assessment on alternate dates, academic integrity, andaward of grades.The course outline can be found here: https://learn.canterbury.ac.nz/mod/resource/view.php?id=1090391
Domestic fee $975.00
International fee $5,500.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
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