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Advanced Materials (MCEN90020)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeMCEN90020
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

AIMS

This subject focuses on advanced materials and their engineering applications. Selected metallic, ceramic and polymer materials and their composites are analysed in the context of applications. When relevant, the topics will be reinforced by introducing the latest development in research.

The selected advanced materials may include light alloys, ferrous alloys, superalloys, intermetallic alloys, ultrafine and nano structured alloys, amorphous alloys, metal matrix composites, structural and functional ceramics, and/or structural and functional polymers.

Students may be required to study engineering cases or research papers and/or conducting experiments in a laboratory.

INDICATIVE CONTENT

The selected advanced materials may include light alloys, ferrous alloys, superalloys, intermetallic alloys, ultrafine and nano structured alloys, amorphous alloys, metal matrix composites, structural and functional ceramics, and/or structural and functional polymers.

Intended learning outcomes

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs)

Having completed this subject the student is expected to be able to -

  1. Apply advanced engineering materials through applications and case studies
  2. Describe emerging engineering materials and their potential applications
  3. Analyse research papers in the area of materials engineering.

Generic skills

• Ability to apply knowledge of science and engineering fundamentals.
• Ability to undertake problem identification, formulation, and solution.
• Ability to utilise a systems approach to complex problems and to design and operational performance.
• Ability to communicate effectively, with the engineering team and with the community at large.

Last updated: 22 August 2019