CHEM ENG 3029 - Material Science & Engineering

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2014

To provide students with a basic understanding of the various materials used in engineering applications. Lecture topics cover the basics of material science and engineering, the structure and property relationships for polymers, metals, and ceramics, advanced materials (optical, electronic, magnetic, biomaterials and nanomaterials), and the fundamentals of electrochemistry and corrosion engineering. The course is delivered through a combination of lectures and tutorials. The course should highlight the significance of materials science and engineering in modern society, and contextualise the selection of engineering materials on the basis of their characteristics and end use applications.

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