CM313 – Advanced Topics of Materials

Course lecturer :

wegdan wagdy

Course assistant :

Menna allah Trabyah

Course objectives :

To enable students to:
i) Distinguish between the microstructure of metals, ceramics, and polymers.
ii) Interpret the structure-property relationship in engineering materials.
iii) Identify the role of new materials on advances in technology, society, and civilization.
iv) Categorize the failure theories and failure mechanisms.
v) Characterize fatigue and the factors affecting it.

Course description :

The course gives an overview of fatigue and fracture, failure theories applied to concrete and steel structure components, composites classification and theories, polymers and their applications in civil engineering, new concepts in material design.

Course assessment :

Final Exam: 50%
Midterm Exam: 20%
Assignments (homework assignments, quizzes, reports, presentations and laboratory work): 30%

Recommended text books :

“fundamentals of materials Science and Engineering\”, 3rd Edition, William D.Callister Jr.

Recommended refrences :

“Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction”, W.D. Callister, Jr., Wiley. \”Deformation and fracture mechanics of engineering materials\”, 4th Edition, R.W. Hertzberg-John Wileg and sons.