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MME 212. Supplement - Materials and Structures

Credits: 1-2
Department: Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
Description: Supplemental course allows students to continue their major courses while completing modular instruction in the fields of materials and structures.
Prerequisites: CHEM 210, PHYS 234, or approval of instructor
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Understand how/why a material's microstructure influences its mechanical behavior.
2. Specify the methods used to modify a material's microstructure.
3. Perform various calculations related to microstructure/property relationships.
4. Exploit the differences between metal, polymer, and ceramic materials.
5. Perform various microstructural assessment techniques.
6. Assess loads for the purposes of mechanical design.
7. Determine the levels of stress, strain, and deflection of mechanical components.
8. Select materials and/or modify geometries to achieve successful mechanical components and products, including the application of safety factors.






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