MAT E 215: Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering I
(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.
Prereq: Math 165 AND (CHEM 177 or CHEM 167)
Introduction to the structure and properties of engineering materials. Structure of crystalline solids and imperfections. Atomic diffusion. Mechanical properties and failure of ductile and brittle materials. Dislocations and strengthening mechanisms. Phase equilibria, phase transformations, microstructure development, and heat treatment principles of common metallurgical systems including steels and aluminum alloys. Engineering applications. Only one of Mat E 215, 273, or 392 may count toward graduation.