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ME 430 - Failure of Engrg Materials (Same as TAM 424)

Last offered Fall 2022

Official Description

Material anisotropy and elasto-plastic properties at the crystal level; microstructural basis for fatigue, fracture, and creep in metals, polymers, and ceramics; failure mechanisms and toughening in composites; structure and behavior of metal-matrix composites, ceramic-matrix composites, and polymer composites. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: ME 330 OR TAM 324.

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Course Description

This course studies the anisotropy of material and elastoplastic properties at crystal level, microstructural basis for fatigue, fracture, and creep in metals, polymers, and ceramics. Failure mechanisms and toughening in composites, structure and behavior of metal matrix composites, and ceramic matrix and polymer composites are also covered. (Students cannot receive credit for both ME 430 and TAM 424)

Credit Hours

3 or 4 hours

Prerequisites

Basic course in engineering materials.

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Failure of Engrg MaterialsGR64011LCD31500 - 1620 M W  3100 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Sameh Tawfick
Failure of Engrg MaterialsUG30307LCD31500 - 1620 M W  3100 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Sameh Tawfick