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Mechanical Materials

To enable students to gain an understanding of the characteristics and properties of common engineering materials and elements of biology and chemistry relevant to mechanical and process engineering.

Course Code DE5306
Level 5
Credits 15


The learning outcomes for this course are:

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.

Determine and apply selection criteria for engineering materials.

Identify and explain likely causes of material failure.

Delivered as part of the following programmes