Course description

This course introduces the subject of materials science to the students. It is designed to make the students appreciate the relationship between material processing, material structure, material properties and material performance. As an introductory course, it presents the basics in materials science like classification of various engineering materials, atomic structure, crystal systems, imperfections in materials and their influence on material properties, phase diagrams, diffusion and strengthening mechanisms.

Aims

The aims of this course are to:

  • Ensure that students appreciate the role of materials science in Engineering work
  • Guide students through the various material microstructures, properties, and their influence on material performance
  • Introduce students to material phase diagrams, and various material strengthening mechanisms
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MEC2204: MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING 1 DOC PDF PS
MEC2204: MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING 1