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Course code

DE4303

Level

4

Credits

15.0

Estimated hours

150.0

To develop an understanding of the characteristics and properties of common engineering materials relevant to mechanical and process engineering.

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic materials science chemistry
  • Describe and test properties of materials used in mechanical engineering
  • Describe and specify methods to change engineering material properties
  • Demonstrate an understanding of selection criteria for engineering materials
  • Explain the likely causes of material failure