Guia docente 2022_23
Escuela de Ingeniería Industrial
Grado en Ingeniería Mecánica
  Materials science and technology
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. 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: aims, fundamentals and classification. Annealing, normalizing, quenching and tempering. Nonferreous alloys.
Plastic materials Classification accoording to the molecular structure: Thermoplastics, thermosets and elastomers. Properties and assessing methods. Forming processes. Introduction to the Composite Materials.
Ceramic materials Classification and properties. Glasses and traditional ceramics. Technical Ceramics. Cements: phases, types and main applications. Concrete. Processing of ceramic materials.
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