Introduces the fundamentals of materials with a focus on sustainable engineering, including structure and bond, interatomic potential, metals, fracture, strength testing, cement chemistry, aggregates, composites, reinforced concrete, asphalt, bamboo and wood. Prerequisite: CE 100, ME 014, or Instructor permission.
Prerequisites CE 100, or ME 014, or instructor permission; Design Elective (Civil, Env); Elective (Civil, Env); Open to Degree and CDE students
This course introduces materials with a focus of sustainable engineering, including structure and bond, interatomic potential, metals, fracture, strength testing, cement chemistry, aggregates, composites, reinforced concrete, asphalt, bamboo and wood. Course objectives include: 1. Understand the principles of materials for engineering purposes, 2. Examine the primary engineering materials in civil applications, 3. Develop sustainable material paths for the engineering purposes.
This course combines lecture and discussion formats. Students should expect to spend 6-8 hours a week on coursework outside of class, with additional time for the course project.
Grades are based on attendance and participation, weekly assignments, a midterm exam, and a final project.
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