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MECH ENG 7020 - Materials Selection & Failure Analysis

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
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: MECH ENG 2020 or equivalent
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.

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3
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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12146 LE01 20 10 4 Mar - 8 Apr Friday 9am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
29 Apr - 10 Jun Friday 9am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: This lecture is live-streamed and recorded. You have the option of participating during the live-streaming session, or viewing any time after publication in MyUni. Please check MyUni for details once enrolled.
Related Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12145 SE01 20 10 19 May - 9 Jun Thursday 10am - 12pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12147 TU01 20 10 28 Feb - 4 Apr Monday 2pm - 4pm Engineering Sth, S112, Teaching Room
25 Apr - 6 Jun Monday 2pm - 4pm Engineering Sth, S112, Teaching Room
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.