EG2010 - Materials Science and Engineering
|Student Contribution Band:
||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.
- describe and summarise key properties of metal, ceramic, polymer and composite materials;
- examine phase diagrams and crystal structure of different materials;
- analyse material properties (mechanical, thermal, optical and electrical) and their
implications on process selection and final application;
- combine knowledge on materials science and engineering with experimental and analytical
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
||Dr Elsa Dos Santos Antunes
||Dr George Vamvounis, Dr Elsa Dos Santos Antunes.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
- 26 hours lectures
- 24 hours tutorials
- 16 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (20%); practical (10%); 2 x lab demonstrations worth 2.5% each (5%); tutorials x 10 worth .5% each (5%).
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