Materials Engineering Major

Overview

This major focuses on development of an understanding of the relationship between properties of materials and their relationship to engineering design. Concepts covered include: mechanical properties; fracture and fatigue mechanics; composite materials; ceramics and glasses; structure-property relationships; and selection of materials.

This major best aligns with the Mechanical stream.

Unit of study table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Materials Engineering Major

Unit of study table

Complete the following units of study, totalling 24 credit points:
MECH3362
Materials 2
6    A (1) A good understanding of basic knowledge and principles of material science and engineering from Materials I and mechanics of solids for simple structural elements (in tension, bending, torsion); (2) Reasonable mathematical skills in calculation of stresses and strains in simple structural elements.
P AMME2301 AND (AMME2302 OR AMME1362 OR CIVL2110)
Semester 1
MECH5304
Materials Failure
6    A Fundamental knowledge in materials science and engineering: 1) atomic and crystal structures 2) metallurgy 3) structure-property relationship 4) mechanics of engineering materials 5) solid mechanics
P (AMME9301 OR AMME2301) AND (AMME9302 OR AMME2302 OR AMME1362) AND (MECH9361 OR MECH3361) AND (MECH9362 OR MECH5362 OR MECH3362)
Semester 2
MECH5305
Smart Materials
6    A Fundamental knowledge in materials science and engineering: 1) atomic and crystal structures 2) metallurgy 3) structure-property relationship 4) mechanics of engineering materials 5) solid mechanics
P (AMME9301 OR AMME5301 OR AMME2301) AND (AMME9302 OR AMME5302 OR AMME2302 OR AMME1362)
Semester 2
MECH5310
Advanced Engineering Materials
6    P (AMME2301 OR AMME9301) AND (AMME2302 OR AMME1362 OR AMME9302) AND (MECH3362 OR MECH9362)
N MECH4310
Semester 1