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Courses of Study 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MSE 2610 - Mechanical Properties of Materials: From Nanodevices to Superstructures

(crosslisted) ENGRD 2610  
Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: PHYS 1112 . Co-meets with MSE 5861 .

A. Singer.

Examines the mechanical properties of materials (e.g., strength, stiffness, toughness, ductility) and their physical origins. Explores the relationship of the elastic, plastic, and fracture behavior to microscopic structure in metals, ceramics, polymers, and composite materials. Discusses effects of time and temperature on materials properties. Emphasizes considerations for design and optimal performance of materials and engineered objects.

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