Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-four lectures and 24 hours of project work |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated 120 hours
The prerequisites for this subject are
436-121 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
436-286 Engineering Design and Materials 2, or equivalent.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||N/A|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Kenong Xia
Melbourne School of Engineering Office
Building 173, Grattan Street
The University of Melbourne
VIC 3010 Australia
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|Subject Overview:||Unit 1- Advanced Metallic Materials: Introduction to advanced materials. Advanced light alloys, Superalloys, Metal matrix composites, Intermetallic alloys, Ultrafine and nano structured materials. |
Unit 2 - Advanced Non-Metallic Materials: Polymers, Ceramics, Composites (polymer and metallic based), Biomaterials, and Functional materials.
Upon completion, students should be -
Unit 1: One written report of up to 6000 words with no more than 20 pages of supporting material (appendices, diagrams, tables, computations and computer output) to be submitted in the second half of the semester (40%) and a 15 minute oral presentation of major findings before an audience of students and teaching staff to be held in the final weeks of the semester (10%).
Unit 2: Two written reports, each up to 3000 words, with no more than 10 pages of supporting material (appendices, diagrams, tables, computations and computer output) to be submitted throughout the semester (40%) and a 15 minute oral presentation of major findings before an audience of students and teaching staff to be held in the final weeks of the semester (10%).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
* Ability to apply knowledge of basic science and engineering fundamentals
Bachelor of Engineering (EngineeringManagement)Mechanical&Manufacturing |
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical &Manufacturing)& Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical &Manufacturing)/Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) and Bachelor of Computer Science
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