Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015: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, 9 hours of tutorials, and 4 hours of laboratory work |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorProf Kenong Xia
This subject introduces the concept of microstructure and explores its relationship with processing and properties in the context of basic types of engineering materials and their applications. Topics covered include: diffusion, phase equilibrium and diagrams, phase transformation, metallic alloys, ceramics, polymers, composites, surface and other selected non-mechanical properties.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs)
Having completed this subject the student is expected to be able to:
Hurdle requirement: Attendance at the labs and submission of written lab reports as required are compulsory.
The exam and laboratory sessions are all associated with ILOs 1-3.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Callister WD Jr, Materials Science and Engineering – an Introduction.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
Students will have access to the following textbooks and lecture notes.
1. W. D. Callister, Jr., Materials Science and Engineering - an Introduction.
2. Lecture Notes on LMS.
B-ENG Mechanical Engineering stream |
Master of Engineering (Mechanical with Business)
Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
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