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Materials Science and Engineering (MATSE)

MATSE 436 Mechanical Properties of Materials (3) Fundamental relationships between structure and mechanical behavior of materials.

MATSE 436 Mechanical Properties of Materials (3)

The topics covered in this course are essential to students in the Materials Science and Engineering options, and these are also required for materials engineering courses nationally accredited by the professional societies. The course is taught at the 400 level because it requires the fundamental courses in mathematics and physics to be completed. The course also requires completion of an introductory course in materials science. This new course typically fits into the junior or senior year, when students in the major are understanding how the properties of materials can be changed by controlling the structure of materials. The course has also been designed such that students in other engineering majors can take this course as a technical elective. Some of the information in this course is used in laboratory courses for the major. The course is not required as a prerequisite for other courses.
General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: MATH 231, MATH 250 orMATH 251, MATSE 201 orMATSE 259, PHYS 211 orE SC 314

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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