|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
This subject comprises an overview of materials science and engineering, classification, properties and applications of materials. The materials science part is more related with the structure and properties of materials while the materials engineering analyses the impact of these structural properties and processing techniques on the final materials performance. Understanding the interrelationship between processing, structure, properties and performance is the ultimate objective of this subject. Topics covered in this subject are: metals including alloys, ceramics, polymers, composites, atomic structure and bonding, crystal structures, mechanical properties, phase diagrams, electrical and optical properties.
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019|
|Coord/Lect:||Dr Elsa Dos Santos Antunes.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (45%); quizzes or tests (25%); practicals (30%).|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.