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ME 431 - Mechanical Component Failure

Last offered Spring 2022

Official Description

Relationship of materials and mechanics concepts to the design of structures and components: elasticity, plasticity, thermal loading, creep, fatigue, fracture, and residual-life assessments as they relate to materials selection and design. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: ME 330 and ME 371; Recommended: ME 430.

Course Description

This course examines the relationship of materials and mechanics concepts to the design of structures and components. Topics include a brief introduction to elasticity, plasticity, theories, thermal loading, creep, fatigue, fracture, and residual life assessments as they relate to materials selection and design.

Credit Hours

3 or 4 hours (counts toward the certificate in Materials Engineering)

Prerequisites

Basic materials courses.

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Mechanical Component FailureDG38948LCD31100 - 1150 M W F  2200 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Stephen Douglas Downing
Mechanical Component FailureDU38947LCD31100 - 1150 M W F  2200 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Stephen Douglas Downing