Course Number: MAT-005
Course Field: Material Science
PDH Credits: 2

Course Overview

This course discusses considerations for selection of materials for specific applications, as well as specific material problems associated with fatigue failure, work hardening, mechanical forces applied to materials, stress, and strain.

This course discusses:

  • Material properties, including:
    • Machinability
    • Formability
    • Ductility
    • Stability
    • Availability
    • Heat transfer
    • Cost
    • Mechanical strength
  • Specific problems with materials, including:
    • Fatigue failure
    • Work (strain) hardening
    • Creep

Course Content

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