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Mechanical Behavior of Materials

ME569

Credit Hours: 3

Learning Objective:
To study load and environmental conditions that influence material failure when subjected to mechanical loading, and study the methods to account for these conditions to prevent failure.

Description:
Elastic and plastic behavior, fatigue, fracture, high temperature effects; methods of analysis to predict failure and prevent failure; introduction to fracture mechanics.

Topics Covered:
Information not yet available.

Prerequisites:
Strength of materials, material science for engineers.

Homework:
Assignments will not be graded; four to six case studies (small projects) will be graded.

Projects:
Failure analysis required project, can be job-related.

Exams:
Two exams and one final exam.

Textbooks:
Required-Norman Dowling, "Mechanical Behavior of Materials," Prentice-Hall, 2nd ed., 1999, ISBN 13-579046-8.

Computer Requirements:
ProEd minimum computer requirements. Problem solutions and information on projects will be posted to the course web site.

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Other Requirements:
None.

SEMESTERS

Fall 2018
Fall 2020
Fall 2022

CURRENT INSTRUCTOR(S)

T. B. D.

Phone
None

Email
proed@purdue.edu

Office
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Address
West Lafayette, IN 47907