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    Materials (2020)

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      Course Information

      • Course: Materials

      • Code: G1901

      • Department / Unit: Department of Terrain and Materials Science and Engineering

      • Degree: Mechanical Engineering

      • Faculty: Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos

      • ECTS credits: 6

      • Language of instruction: English

      • Instructors: José Antonio Casado del Prado, Borja Arroyo Martínez & Diego Ferreño Blanco

       

       

       

          Course estructure    

        

      Unit I. Fundamentals of materials science

      • Topic 1. Introduction to materials. Description, composition, properties and applications.
      • Topic 2. Hooke´s law. Analysis of physical properties.
      • Topic 3. Crystalline and amorphous structure. Structure and behavior.
      • Topic 4. Tensile strength and hardness.
      • Topic 5. Fast fracture and toughness.
      • Topic 6. Fatigue failure.
      • Topic 7. Creep.
      • Topic 8. Oxidation and corrosion.

        

      Unit II. Fundamentals of materials technology

      • Topic 9. Phase diagrams.
      • Topic 10. Iron alloys.
      • Topic 11. Other metal alloys.
      • Topic 12. Treatments.
      • Topic 13. Production and conformation of metals. Processes for the production of pieces.
      • Topic 14. Ceramics and glasses.
      • Topic 15. Polymers.
      • Topic 16. Composite materials.
      • Topic 17. Mortars and concrete.
      • Topic 18. Materials selection.