- Code ENGN3601
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Engineering
- Areas of interest Engineering
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Adrian Lowe
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2014
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This subject develops a knowledge of the variety of engineering materials, their properties and characteristics. Equilibrium phase diagrams and kinetic TTT diagrams for predicting microstructure in materials. Properties of alloys (steels, aluminium, magnesium, titanium, and other non-ferrous metals); ceramic materials: ceramics and glasses; forming of ceramics; structure and defects in ceramics; characterisation, structure and properties of polymers; polymer processing; rubber elasticity; strengthening and toughening mechanisms for materials; fracture mechanics; characterisation methods (mechanical and microstructural); biomaterials and nano-materials; stereoscopy, surfaces and spatial distributions, analytical and visualisation software; focal plane, Fraunhofer diffraction, Fourier transform; reflected optical microscopy, and electron microscopy.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to -
- understand the principles of engineering and science in applications of materials and design.
- find information in literature and other available sources.
- use information systems (computer, internet, and other available sources) in selecting materials and designing engineering systems.
- design engineering structures using material properties and functions.
Assignments (20%); Course project (30%); Final Exam (50%)
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Requisite and Incompatibility
- Budinski , K.G. & Budinski, M.K. Engineering Materials: properties and Selection, 8th ed. by Prentice-Hall (2005).
- Brandon, D & Kaplan W.D. Microstructural Characterization of Materials, 2nd edition, John Wiley and Sons (2008).
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3859||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|