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Engineering Materials - ZEIT3501

Campus: University College Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite ZACM2020 and corequisite ZACM4922.
Equivalent: ZACM3020
Excluded: ZACM3220
Fee Band: 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course deals with the selection and use of engineering materials for aerospace, civil and mechanical applications. Major topics include metals, timber, polymers, composites and concrete as engineering materials. The course covers the properties and behaviour, selection and use of these materials in broad engineering practice. It discusses the relationships between decisions made in design, materials selection, fabrication and sustainability of engineering structures. It provides guidance in the use of Codes and Standards in engineering practice and links with relevant design courses in Years 3 and 4.

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