Kulliyyah Department Programme Course Title Course Code Status Level Credit Hours Contact Hours Pre-requisites (if any) Co-requisites (if any) Instructor(s) Semester Offered Course Synopsis Engineering Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Aerospace /Automotive/Biotechnology /Manufacturing/ Materials /Mechatronics Materials Science and Engineering MME 2503 Core Course 2 3 3 MME 1203 Nil Dr. Zahurin Halim, Dr. Hazleen Anuar, Dr. Maizatulnisa Othman Every Semester Classification of materials into key groups, general criteria of materials selection, fundamental science of atomic bonding and crystalline structure of materials, phase equilibrium and transformation in metallic systems, heat treatment and strengthening methods of materials, microstructure – properties relationship, failure of materials in services, physical properties of materials (electrical and conductivity, magnetic, optical), processing of metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites as well as biomaterials and nanomaterials The objectives of this course are to: 1. Introduce the atomic and crystal structures of materials and related properties. 2. Provide strengthening mechanism and transformation phenomena in materials associated with their heat treatment. 3. Expose the students with basic properties and application of metals, polymers, ceramics, and composite materials as well as advanced materials as biocomposites and nanomaterials.

Course Objectives

Learning Outcomes

Instructional Strategies Course Assessment State weightage of each type of assessment.

Upon completing this course, the students should be able to 1. Classify materials in terms of structures and properties. 2. Describe atomic bonding and crystalline structure. 3. Apply the phase transformation diagrams to control microstructures. 4. Outline heat treatment processes and change of related properties. 5. Explain mechanical and physical behaviour of materials under services. 6. Recommend materials for intended services based on properties of metals, ceramics, polymers, composites, nanomaterials and biomaterials. Lectures, case studies

LO 1,3,5 2,4,6 1-3 1-6

Method Quizzes Assignments Mid Term Final Exam Content Outlines

% 15 15 30 40

Weeks 1

Topics Introduction: Classification of materials and their inherent properties, source of materials, availability, cost, and application, advanced materials, nanomaterials Atoms and Structure of Solid Materials: Atomic bonding, crystalline and noncrystalline structures of material, crystal imperfections, equilibrium phase diagram, phase identification, iron-carbon diagram. Mechanical Behaviour: Deformation of materials, stress-strain behaviour, hardness and hardenability, Heat Treatment and Strengthening: Heat treatment processes and phase transformation, CCT/TTT Diagram, precipitation hardening, work hardening and recrystallization, quench hardening and tempering. Metals and its Alloys: Steel and its alloys: plain carbon steel, stainless steel and tool steel -properties and application. Non ferrous alloys: aluminium alloys, titanium - classification, properties and application. Ceramics: Definition and classification of ceramics: traditional, refractory, bioceramics, electro ceramics and structural ceramics. Polymers: Classification and structure of polymers, crystalline and amorphous polymers, mechanical characteristics, polymer applications. Thermoplastic and thermosetting polymers, elastomers, fibres and biopolymer




Chapter 2, 3, 4 Chapter 6, Chapter 7

4 5,6


Chapter 11.

9 10

Chapter 12, 13.

Chapter 14, 15.


12 13,14


Composites and Nanomaterials: Matrix and reinforcement. Types of composite: metal matrix Chapter 16 composites (MMC), polymer matrix composites (PMC) and ceramic matrix composites (CMC), Nanocomposites - properties and applications. Materials’ Behaviour : Torsion, compression, shear, Chapter 17 fatigue, creeps, ductile and brittle fractures, wear, corrosion and failures. Physical Properties: Electrical, magnetic, optical behavior of materials. Superconductivity, semi Chapter 18, 19, 20, 21 conductivity, electronic, thermal and ionic conductivity, dielectric and piezoelectric materials. Required: Callister, W. D. Jr. (2007). Materials Science and Engineering, an Introduction, John Willey & Sons. Recommended: Budisnki, K. G. (2002). Engineering Materials: properties and selection, 2002. Prentice Hall. Jacobs, J. A. (2001). Engineering Materials Technology: structures, processing, properties, and selection. Prentice Hall. Ohring, M. (2002). Engineering Materials Science. Academic Press. Smith, W. F. (2004). Foundations of Materials Science. McGraw-Hill Timings, R. L. (1998). Engineering Materials. Longman. Semester II, 2009/2010 Semester II, 2009/20010 and onwards Checked by: Approved by:

Proposed Start Date (Semester) Batch of Students to be Affected Prepared by:

Dr. Zuraida Ahmad Assistant Professor Kulliyyah of Engieering

Assoc. Prof. Dr Erry YT Adesta Head of Department Kulliyyah of Engineering

Dr. Amir Akramin Shafie Dean Kulliyyah of Engineering

Learning Outcomes Matrix: MME 2503 Materials Science and Engineering

The educational outcomes of the programme conducted by the Kulliyyah are as follows:

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

The ability to acquire and apply knowledge of mathematics, computers, science, and engineering. The ability to have in-depth understanding and technical competency in relevant engineering discipline. Outcome 1 Outcome 2 Outcome 3 Outcome 4 Outcome 5 The ability to identify, formulate and provide solutions to engineering problems. Programme Outcomes Outcome 6 Outcome 7 Outcome 8 Outcome 9 Outcome 10 Outcome 11 Outcome 12 Outcome 13 Outcome 14 Outcome 15

The ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

Course Learning Outcomes

The ability to analyze and design a system, component, or process to achieve the required objectives.

The ability to understand and apply design principles for sustainable development. Classify materials in terms of structures and properties 2 2 2 2 2 1 The ability to communicate effectively. Describe atomic bonding and crystalline structure. 2 2 2 1 2 The ability to function effectively as an individual and in group with the capacity to be a leader or manager as well as an effective team member. Apply the phase transformation diagrams to control microstructures. 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 The ability to recognize the need for lifelong learning and to pursue independent learning for professional development. Outline heat treatment processes and change of related properties 3 2 2 3 2 1 3 2 The ability to understand the responsibility of ofprofessional engineer in the context of contemporary social, cultural, global and environmental issues. a materials under services Explain mechanical and physical behaviour 3 2 3 2 2 2

6. The ability to demonstrate understanding and commitment to professional and ethical responsibilities. Recommend materials for intended services based on properties of metals, 2 2 3 3 3 ceramics, polymers, composites, nanomaterials and biomaterials. a global and societal context through broad-based education. The ability to understand the impact of engineering solutions in



NOTE: The course outlines should reflect the course description/synopsis and Islamic mission of the university as well as to provide the room for Islamic critique. 1 = objective addresses outcome slightly, 2 = moderately, 3= substantive 2. Latest editions of textbooks and references should be used unless otherwise necessary or if the course is classical in nature. Please check with the library to ensure that the books are up-to-date and incorporating the latest edition. 3. The reference lists shall be presented in accordance with APA bibliographic practices and in alphabetical order. 4. The reference title shall be italicised or underlined or bold. If in doubt, please consult the Librarian. 5. Proposed new course outlines should be presented to the Senate Standing Committee for approval at least four months prior to the course offering. 6. Any changes to the course outlines must be reported back to the Standing Senate Committee two months prior to the course offering 1.


STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) Materials Science and Engineering (MME 2503) 3 CREDIT HOURS 3 CONTACT HOURS
No Learning Activities SLT (in hours) Sub-total 1. Lecturers a. Attending Lecturers (14 x 3 hours) b. Pre and Post preparation (42 x 1 hours) 2. Assessments a. Assignment (x 4 Case Based) b. Quiz ( x 5 (Each 20 minutes) c. Mid-Semester Exam ( x (1.5 hour)) d. Final Examination (x 1 (3 hour)) Total Course Credit (120 ÷ 40) 12 4 7 13 120 3 36 42 42 84 Total

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful