ENGR 1048 Engineering Materials (UG Cert)
Credit Points 10
Description This unit will introduce fundamentals of engineering materials. The topics will include materials structure, properties, processing and applications, degradation of materials, sustainability and the selection of materials for various engineering applications.
School Eng, Design & Built Env
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject
Equivalent Subjects ENGR 1008 Engineering Materials ENGR 1014 Engineering and Design Concepts ENGR 1009 Engineering Materials (WSTC AssocD) ENGR 1010 Engineering Materials (WSTC) ENGR 1034 Engineering and Design Concepts (WSTC) LGYB 0481 Engineering and Design Concepts (WSTC AssocD)
Restrictions Students must be enrolled in the program : 7178 Diploma of Aerotropolis Industry 4.0 (Mechatronic Skills) or 7182 Undergraduate Certificate in Engineering
- Describe and identify the atomic structure, bonding, crystal structure and defects of materials.
- Explain the various properties of materials (eg mechanical, thermal, electrical, optical, magnetic).
- Identify and explain the mechanical failures, corrosion and degradation of materials and how to prevent them.
- Select an appropriate material for a given application.
- Apply sustainability principles in engineering practice.
2.Crystalline structure and defects in solids
3.Various properties of materials (mechanical, thermal, electrical, magnetic and optical)
4.Metals, ceramics and glasses, polymers, composites and advanced materials
5.Diffusion and phase diagrams
6.Corrosion and degradation of materials
8.Materials and sustainability
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Real-world problem diagnosis and analysis (Part A)||450 words||15||N||Individual|
|Real-world problem diagnosis and analysis (Part B)||450 words||15||N||Individual|
|Lab analysis & report: Crystal structures||600 words||20||N||Individual|
|Lab analysis & report: Mechanical properties||600 words equivalent||20||N||Individual|
|Case study: Material selection and eco-audit||900 words||30||N||Individual|