Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of lectures, 15 hours of tutorials and laboratory work |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Study Period Commencement:
January, Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| It is recommended that the following subjects have been completed - |
Study Period Commencement:
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| Students cannot gain credit for this subject and the subject below - |
|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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CoordinatorProf Kenong Xia
|Subject Overview:||This subject consists of two distinct and fundamentally related topics - |
|Objectives:||At the conclusion of this subject students should be able to: |
• Perform basic stress and strain analysis.
• Analyse mechanical behaviour of materials.
• Obtain simple mathematical and physical relationships between mechanics and materials.
• Describe various testing techniques for characterisation of mechanical behaviour of materials.
Attendance at the labs and submission of written lab reports are compulsory to pass the subject.
|Prescribed Texts:||Materials Science and Engineering – an Introduction by W. D. Callister, Jr.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills - |
• Ability to apply knowledge of science and engineering fundamentals
• Ability to undertake problem identification, formulation, and solution
• Ability to utilise a systems approach to complex problems and to design and operational performance
• Ability to communicate effectively, with the engineering team and with the community at large
Bachelor of Science |
B-ENG Mechanical Engineering stream |
Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
Master of Engineering (Mechatronics)
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