MS4811 Mechanical Behavior of Engineering Materials

The response of structural materials to stress is discussed, including elastic and plastic deformation and fracture. Topics include elastic response and the modules of elasticity; plasticity; deformation mechanisms and dislocation theory; strengthening mechanisms; and fatigue and fracture. Application to materials development is also considered.


MS3202, and MS3214 or consent of the instructor

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  • As Required