MAE 160: MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF MATERIALS
1. Class Information
Instructor: Dr. M.A. Meyers
Class Hours: T Th WLH 2204
F 11: Peter 102
Office: EBU-II 259 (Dr. Meyers)
Office Hours: Monday () EBU-II 259
Readers: Francisco Garcia firstname.lastname@example.org
Naler Ali email@example.com
Grace Chen firstname.lastname@example.org
The grades will be based on exams, homework, and reports.
They will count as follows:
First Exam Jan. 31 25%
Second Exam Feb. 21 25%
Final Exam Mar. 22 25%
Homework will be assigned on Thursdays and will be due the next Thursday (at the beginning of the class). NO LATE HOMEWORK WILL BE ACCEPTED. The homework should be neat and written on engineering paper. Neetness will count. The total value will be of 25 pct. Grading will be done on a statistical basis from results obtained by the class.
Thus, students are strongly encouraged to work diligently on their homework. Make-up exams will only be given if the student presents a medical certificate.
The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of the important linkages between the structure and mechanical properties of materials. The mechanical properties of materials, on their turn, determine the performance. We are faced with an ever increasing number of materials, with ever more complex microstructures and mechanical properties. The traditional structural materials are metals, ceramics, and polymers. Monolithic materials are giving way to composites in many applications. The course will cover the areas: Structure, Properties, (Mechanical), and Testing (Mechanical).
THE TEXTBOOK FOR THIS COURSE
Engineering Materials 1
M.F. Ashby and D.R.H. Jones
Second Edition, 1996, Butterworth/Heinemann
Jan. 8 - 10 1, 2
Jan. 15 - 17 3, 4
Jan. 22 - 24 5, 6
Jan. 29-31 7 First Progress Exam
Feb. 5 - 7 8, 9
Feb. 12 - 14 10, 11
Feb. 19 - 21 15 Second Progress Exam
Feb. 26 - 28 16, 17
Mar. 5 - 7 18, 19
Mar. 12 - 14 20, 25