Syllabus

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10.308/10.508 Engineering Materials
Spring 2006; 3 credits, MW 2:30-3:45 pm
Professor Krishna Vedula
EB 406, x 2737; [email protected]
Office hours: MW: 10:00 to 11:30 am
Text: Foundations of Materials Science and Engineering by William F. Smith and Javed
Hashemi, Fourth Edition
Syllabus
Jan 25
Jan 30, Feb 1
Feb 6, 8
Feb 13, 15
Feb 20
Feb 21 (M Sch), 22
Feb 27, Mar 1
Mar 6
Mar 8
Mar 13, 15
March 20, 22
Mar 27, 29
Apr 3, 5
Apr 10, 12
Apr 17
Apr 19, 24
Apr 26
May 1, May 3
May 8, 10
May 13 to 20
Chapter 1
Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering
Chapter 2
Atomic Structure and Bonding
Chapter 3
Crystal and Amorphous Structure in Materials
Chapter 4
Solidification and Crystalline Imperfections
Holiday
Presidents’ Day
Chapter 5
Thermally Activated Processes and Diffusion in Solids
Chapter 6
Mechanical Properties of Metals I
Chapter 7
Mechanical Properties of Metals II
Mid Term Exam (Open Book and Notes)
Spring Recess
Chapter 8
Phase Diagrams
Chapter 8/9 Phase Diagrams, Engineering Alloys
Chapter 9
Engineering Alloys
Chapter 10
Polymeric Materials
Holiday
Patriots Day
Chapter 11
Ceramics
Chapter 11
Ceramics (contd)
Chapter 12
Composite Materials
Nanomaterials
Comprehensive Final Exam as scheduled (Open Book and Notes)
Homework assignments will be given on Mon and will be due the following Mon in class.
15 min Quizzes will be given every Monday.
Grading:
Mid-term Exam:
Weekly HW:
Project
10 % grade
10 %
20 % grade
Final Exam
Weekly Quizzes
10 % grade
50 % grade
Course Grades will be determined as follows:
You must pass (at least 7 out of 10 pts) on ALL weekly quizzes.
You will have to keep retaking each quiz until you pass it.
Failure to pass ALL quizzes results in an F grade for course.
Passing ALL quizzes:
automatically gives you 50% of course grade for students in 10.308
actual grades will be added for the quizzes for students in 10.508.
A combination of the other elements of the grading will determine your final grade:
A (92-100), A- (89-91), B+ (86-88), B (82-85), B- (79-81), C+ (76-78), C (72-75), C- (69-71),
D+ (66-68), D (60-65), F (<60)
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