Module Title:   Materials Technology

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG1003M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 4

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Materials and Medical (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Mr J Philby

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To review engineering materials and their key properties, their selection criteria and performance in relevant applications.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Concepts are introduced using formal lectures. Deeper understanding is developed during seminars that include the use of materials selector software. Oral feedback is given during seminars. Learning outcomes are assessed using formal examination.

Lectures:   24.00          Directed Study:   59.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   3.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

1.1 Describe processing and forming techniques.
1.2 Define engineering properties and categorise materials into broad groups.
1.3 Identify criteria for selecting materials for various end uses.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

2. Select materials taking account of forming processes.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...


  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  Supplementary Examination

Outline Syllabus:
Mechanical and physical properties of commercial alloys, polymers, timber, engineering ceramics, concrete and composites. Processing and forming techniques. Materials selection criteria and procedures.

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