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Mechanical Properties of Materials - MATS1262
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5
Excluded: MATS2004
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Nature and significance of mechanical properties. Stress-strain relationships of metals, ceramics and polymers; oriented materials, textiles. Elasticity, anelasticity, plasticity, superplasticity. Young's modulus, Shear modulus, bulk modulus, Poisson's ratio. Creep, fatigue and visco-elasticity. Mechanical testing : tension, compression, hardness and impact tests. Stress and strain transformation. Mohr's circle. Fundamentals of stress analysis. Failure criteria. Application to materials' working processes.

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