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Fall 2011-2012
* MAE 324 / MSE 324  

Structure and Properties of Materials

Craig B. Arnold

Relates to the structures, properties, processing and performance of different materials including metals, alloys, polymers, composites, and ceramics. This course also discusses how to select materials for engineering applications. This course satisfies the MAE departmental requirement in materials as well as the MSE certificate core requirement.

Sample reading list:
Callister, Materials Science & Engineering
Askeland and Phule, The Science and Engineering of Materials

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly problem sets and reading in reference texts. Students are expected to read one chapter per week.

Requirements/Grading:
Final Exam - 35%
Other Exam - 35%
Class/Precept Participation - 5%
Problem set(s) - 25%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
It is expected all students will have completed the BSE freshman requirements of chemistry, physics, and math or their equivalent. MAE 221 recommended but may be taken concurrently. Audit option available only for non-departmental students..

Other information:
Web page has syllabus and problem set information.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22509 L01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm T Th   Friend Center   004   Enrolled:45 Limit:55
P01 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm W   Engineering Quad D-Wing   D221   Enrolled:0 Limit:55