University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MECH ENG 4121 - Materials Selection & Failure Analysis

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: Materials and Manufacturing
Assessment: Mini research projects for teams of 3-5 students & Tutorials, Quizzes, Final exam
Syllabus:

To introduce students to various tools that can be used to select the appropriate material and fabrication route for a given application. Examination of various failure modes to identify failure mechanism in real life examples. Apply material selection and failure analysis techniques to failure prevention. Reviews of available materials, manufacturing processes and mechanical behaviour of materials including fracture, fatigue, creep, corrosion and wear are also included in this course. In addition the effect of materials' production and fabrication on the environment is discussed briefly.

Course Fees

To display course fees, please select your status and program below:

Student Status

Domestic
International

What type of place are you studying in

Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

Study Level

Undergraduate
Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

Program of Study

Study Abroad student tuition fees are available here

Only some Postgraduate Coursework programs are available as Commonwealth Supported. Please check your program for specific fee information

Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

A Course Outline which includes Learning Outcomes, Learning Resources, Learning & Teaching for this course may be accessed here


Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
14119 LE01 50 19 5 Mar - 9 Apr Tuesday 3pm - 5pm Ligertwood, 231, Lecture Theatre
30 Apr - 4 Jun Tuesday 3pm - 5pm Ligertwood, 231, Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10699 TU01 50 19 8 Mar - 12 Apr Friday 8am - 10am Ingkarni Wardli, 218, Teaching Room
3 May - 7 Jun Friday 8am - 10am Ingkarni Wardli, 218, Teaching Room