Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering
5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP + 4,50 OT

- Isabel Maria Duarte Pinheiro Nogueira

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Characterize different materials in structural and microstructural terms and group them in different classes.
Understand phenomena such as solubility in solid state diffusion and solidification.
Understand the connections material - processing - microstructure - properties.

Introduction to materials
Chemical bonds and properties of materials
Crystalline and non-crystalline structures
Metal nucleation and solidification
Solid diffusion
Introduction to mechanical behaviour of materials
Other materials properties
Phase Diagrams

Evaluation Methodology
Written tests (continous evaluation), individual and group work or final exams with work.

- Callister, W. (2010). Materials Science and Engineering: an Introduction.. New York: John Wiley & Sons
- Smith, W. (1998). Princípios de Ciência e Engenharia dos Materiais. Lisboa: Mc. Graw-Hill

Method of interaction
Lectures, tutorials and laboratory demonstrations.
Technical visits.

Software used in class
Not applicable.