Educational guide 2015_16
Escola de Enxeñaría Industrial
Grao en Enxeñaría Mecánica
 Subjects
  Materials Science and Technology
   Contents
Topic Sub-topic
Introduction Introduction to the Science and Technology of Material. Classification of the materials. Terminology. Orientations for the follow-up of the matter.
Crystalline arrangement. Crystalline and amorphous solids. Crystalline lattices, characteristics and imperfections. Allotropic transformations.
Properties of materials. Laboratory practices. Mechanical, chemical, thermal, electric and magnetic properties. Standars for materials analysis. Compressive and tensile deformation. Principles of fracture mechanisms. Toughness. Hardness. Main test methods. Fundamentals of thermal analysis. Fundamentals of non-destructive esting. Introduction to metallography. Binary isomorphous and eutectic systems. Microstructure in eutectic alloys. Analyses of practical situations.
Metallic materials. Solidification. Constitution of alloys. Grain size. Main binary phase diagrams. Processing. Carbon steels: classification and applications. Cast iron alloys. Heat treatments: ims, fundamentals and classification. Annealing, normalizing, quenching and tempering. Nonferreous alloys.
Polymers and composites General concepts. Classification. Properties. Types of polymers. Processing. Classification of composite materials. Polymer matrix composite materials. Processing of composite materials. Problems related to polymeric and composite materials.
Ceramic materials Structure and bonding in ceramic materials. Silicates structure. Glasses. Properties of ceramic materials. Processing of ceramic materials. Applications.
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