AME 2510

Introduction to materials engineering; Atomic bonding; Structure and characteristics of metals; polymers and ceramics; Imperfections; Diffusion; Mechanical properties of metals, polymers, ceramics; Equilibrium-phase diagrams; Microstructures of alloys; Heat treatment of plain-carbon steels, cast irons and precipitation hardening. Experiments and tests on, heat treatment; mechanical properties; materials morphology and structure; and microscopy.