Ciência e Engenharia dos Materiais

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

Lecturer
- Isabel Maria Duarte Pinheiro Nogueira

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
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.

Program
1.Introduction to materials;
2.Atomic structure, atomic bonds and properties of materials;
3.Crystal structure and noncrystalline solids. Structure of different materials. Crystalline defects;
4.Nucleation and solidification of metals;
5.Diffusion in Solids and industrial applications;
6.Introduction to the mechanical behavior of materials;
7.Other properties of materials;
8.Phase diagrams.

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

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

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

Software used in class
Not applicable.