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ME 430 - Failure of Engrg Materials

Fall 2007

Failure Mechanisms in Eng MatONL41755ONL -    K. Jimmy Hsia

Course Description

This course studies the anisotropy of material and elastoplastic properties at crystal level, microstructural basis for fatigue, fracture, and creep in metals, polymers, and ceramics. Failure mechanisms and toughening in composites, structure and behavior of metal matrix composites, and ceramic matrix and polymer composites are also covered.

Credit Hours

3 or 4 hours


Basic course in engineering materials.

Subject Area

Mechanical Science and Engineering