Mesut Pervizpour

Materials Engineering UGrad

Course Description:

The interrelationship between the structure of materials in the solid state (atomic, molecular, crystalline, and aggregate structure) and their engineering properties. theory of the behavior of materials including metals, polymers, ceramics, asphalt, concrete, wood, and composites. Introduction to corrosion. Processing techniques. Discussion of topics of destructive and nondestructive testing, statistical quality control, joining, composite materials, polymers, and degradation. Prerequisites: .

Text book: Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction, W.D. Callister, Jr., 8th edition, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Principles of Materials Science and Engineering, Smith
Elements of Materials and Engineering, Van Vlack
Engineering Materials & Their Applications, Flinn/Trojan
Materials for Civil & Highway Engineers, Derucher, Korfiatis & Ezeldin
Civil Engineering Materials, Somayaji
Concrete: Structure, Properties, and Materials, Mehta
Engineering Properties of Asphalt Mixtures & Relationship to Their Performance, Huber and Decker
The Asphalt handbook, Asphalt Institute Manual

Location and Hours: T,Th 2:00-3:30 PM

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Course Handouts in PDF

Class Lectures
1Introduction Lecture 1
2Atomic Structure and Bonding Lecture 2
3Structure of Crystalline Solids Lecture 3
4X-Ray Diffraction and crystallography handout X-ray Handout
5Imperfections in Solids Lecture 4
6Diffusion Lecture 5
7Mechanical Properties of Metals Lecture 6
8Dislocations and Strengthening Lecture 7
9Failure: fracture, fatigue, creep Lecture 8
10Phase Diagrams Lecture 9
11Phase Transformations in Metals Lecture 10
12Applications and Processing of Metal Alloys Lecture 11
13Corrosion and Degradation of Metals Lecture 12
14Ceramics Lecture 13
15Polymers Lecture 14
16Composite Materials Lecture 15
17Construction Materials Concrete
Asphalt & Wood
18Const. Mat. Handouts Cementitious materials
Structural Concrete
19Electrical Properties Lecture 17
20Thermal Properties Lecture 18
21Magnetic Properties
22Optical Properties
23Material Selection