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CON 251

Materials Testing & Processing


Spring 2013
Charles W. Smith, Ph. 103! "n#$strial Sciences %a& 'l#g.
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e,mail charles.smith/colostate.e#$
We&site http0 : http://www.mycahs.colostate.edu/Charles.W.Smith/
O$tsi#e !ssignment0
http011222.m3cahs.colostate.e#$1Charles.W.Smith14e5erence
620materials1O$tsi#e620!ssignment6205or620CON620251.#oc
2 Semester cre#its , 1 ho$r lect$re an# 2 ho$rs la& per 2ee7.
Prere8$isites 9 CON 151
:ra#ing0 Tra#itional :ra#ing onl3 ;no < or ,=
Note: Computers are not too used in class except for special needs
students.
Te>t 'oo7s 4ecommen#e# &$t not 4e8$ire#0
"Fundamentals of Materials Science for Technologists Larry Horath !
nd
edition

CO?4S) )SC4"PT"ON0
This co$rse is #esigne# to intro#$ce st$#ents to the materials, their properties
an# processes common to the constr$ction in#$str3. Other materials, properties
an# processes associate# 2ith cons$mer goo#s 2ill also &e #isc$sse#.

CO?4S) O'@)CT"A)S0
The emphasis o5 this co$rse 2ill &e to ma7e st$#ents a2are o5 the materials
commonl3 $se# in the constr$ction in#$str3 an# in the pro#$ction o5
man$5act$re# goo#s an# pro#$cts. Mechanical an# ph3sical properties an#
metho#s o5 processing selecte# materials 2ill &e e>plore#. Speci5ic test
stan#ar#s 2ill &e con#$cte# on selecte# materials to &etter $n#erstan# 2h3
certain materials are $se# 5or certain applications. Be3 points to &e e>plore# are0
Constr$ction Materials
Material Stan#ar#s
Materials Testing ;non,#estr$ctiCe, #estr$ctiCe=
Pro#$ct li5e c3cle
Material selection
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Processing metho#s o5 selecte# materials
M)TDOO%O:E0
"nstr$ction 2ill consist o5 one ho$rs o5 lect$re per 2ee7 an# t2o ho$rs o5
la&orator3 actiCities. %ect$res an# han#s on la&orator3 actiCities 2ill &e
s$pplemente# 2ith han#o$ts, We& materials an# other s$pplemental in5ormation.
CO?4S) ())S0
Pai# &3 Pro5essional 5ees

)A!%?!T"ON0
St$#ent eCal$ation 2ill &e &ase# on the 5ollo2ing criteria0
:ra#e &rea7#o2n is as 5ollo2s0 !F +0 to 100 'F G0 to G+ CF .0 to .+
F -0 to -+ &elo2 -0 F (ailing.
Three )>aminations ;100 points each= 300 points
ComprehensiCe 5inal e>amination ;200 points= 200 points
%a&orator3 Note&oo7 300 points
O$tsi#e !ssignment ;See re5erence Materials= 50 points
"ui##es if gi$en 5or atten#ance ma> points 25 ea.
;Total n$m&er o5 8$iHHes 2ill not e>cee# *= 100 points
;epen#s on n$m&er o5 8$iHHes i5 an3 are giCen= Total G50 to +50 points Ma>.
INote0 !ll misse# e>ams m$st &e ma#e $p 2ithin t2o class perio#s a5ter the
e>am is giCen. "5 it is not complete# in that time 5rame the gra#e o5 J0K 2ill &e
recor#e# 5or that e>am.
%a&orator3 Note&oo70
)ach la& actiCit3 2ill haCe a 2or7 sheet 2ith speci5ie# actiCities. St$#ents 2ill
2or7 in pairs on all la& actiCities. )ach pair 2ill t$rn in a la&orator3 note&oo7 on
their last la% day of the semester& 2ith all complete# la& actiCities incl$#e#.
!ll o$tsi#e assignments 5or each st$#ent in the gro$p 2ill also &e incl$#e# in this
note&oo7.
)ach la& actiCit3 or o$tsi#e assignment m$st haCe each st$#ents names clearl3
liste# or no gra#e 2ill &e giCen.
INote&oo7s cannot &e t$rne# in earl3 an# 2ill &e penaliHe# .5 points
per #a3 i5 t$rne# in late.
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St$#ent Donor an# !ca#emic "ntegrit3
This co$rse 2ill a#here to CS?Ls !ca#emic "ntegrit3 Polic3 incl$#e#
the :eneral Catalog an# its St$#ent Donor Co#e. Maintaining the
highest stan#ar# o5 con#$ct is essential 5or an3 CM pro5essional.
!ca#emic #ishonest3 2ill carr3 serio$s conse8$ences, incl$#ing a
lo2er letter gra#e or a 5ailing gra#e 5or the co$rse, #epen#ing on the
seCerit3 o5 the case as #etermine# &3 the instr$ctor. Please Cisit the
Practicing !ca#emic "ntegrit3 section o5 the %earning/CS? 2e&site
at http011learning.colostate.e#$1integrit31in#e>.c5m 5or a##itional
g$i#ance a&o$t 2hat constit$tes cre#i&le an# ethical scholarship.
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Wee7 o5 TentatiCe %ect$re & Test Sche#$le
ate0 %ect$re Topic0 4ea#ings0
1121 No School Doli#a3
112G "ntro to materials Chapter 1
21* Mechanical 'ehaCior Chapter 12
Materials Testing Chapter 13
2111 Materials Testing Chapters 1* thr$ 22
211G Test oCer a&oCe chapters

2125 (erro$s Metals Chapter 2
31* Non, (erro$s Metals Chapter 3
3111 Deat Treatment Chapter *

311G Spring 'rea7 No Classes
3125 Test oCer a&oCe chapters
*11 Woo# an# Woo# Pro#$cts Chapter -
*1G Woo# an# Woo# Pro#$cts Chapter -

*115 Woo# an# Woo# Pro#$cts Chapter -
*122 Test oCer a&oCe chapters
*12+ Cement, Concrete Chapter G
51- Cement, Concrete Chapter G
5113 (inal )>ams0
Section 01 (inal T$e 511*113 *010,-010 pm
Section 02 (inal Mon 5113113 2000,*000 pm


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Wee7 o5 %a& !ctiCit3
1123 %a& M1 Meas$rements %a&
1130 %a& M2 Tensile Testing
21- %a& M3 Dar#ness Testing an# Deat Treatment o5 Car&on Steel
2113 %a& M* Masonr3 Scre2 !nchors Testing %a&
2120 %a& M5 Dol#ing Strength o5 (raming Nails
212. %a& M- "mpact Strength o5 (looring & ?n#erla3ment
315 !#hesiCe S$& 5looring Test Preparation
3112 Spring 'rea7 No Classes
311+ Concrete Sample Preparation
312- %a& M. Dol#ing Strength o5 Const. !#hesiCe on S$& 5looring
*12 !a" #$ %hreaded &aste'ers a'd Shear Stre'(th
*10+ %a& M11 (le>$ral Strength o5 im %$m&er Cs. :l$e %aminate#
*11- %a& M+ Compression Strength Testing o5 Concrete
*123 %a& M10 (le>$ral Strength Testing o5 Concrete
*130 T$rn in %a& Note&oo7 #$ring %a& Time Onl3
51. (inal )>ams ;No (inal in %a&=
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