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Faculty of Engineering, Computing & Mathematics

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Unit Outline

Material Behaviour from Atoms to Bridges
SEM-1, 2015
Campus: Crawley
Unit Coordinator: Prof Liang Cheng
A/Prof Tim Sercombe
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or interact with.sercombe@uwa. shear and bending 6488 3076 Tim Sercombe Associate Professor ensc1002@uwa. (4) understand Pascal's Unit rules Prerequisites (WACE Mathematics 3C/3D or MATH1721 Mathematics Foundations: Methods or MATH1711 Introductory Mathematics Specialist or MATH1045 Intermediate Calculus or MATH1038 Calculus and its Applications) and (WACE Mathematics: Specialist 3C/3D or MATH1722 Mathematics Foundations: Specialist or MATH1712 Intermediate Mathematics Specialist or MATH1035 Calculus and Matrices or TEE Calculus) and WACE Physics 3A/3B (or equivalent) and WACE Chemistry 3A/3B (or equivalent) Unit description The use of appropriate materials is fundamental to all engineering applications. Material characteristics dictate how this distribution occurs and appropriate characterisation is therefore necessary. (3) gain an appreciation for the different classes of common engineering materials including the relative strength.20/06/2015) Crawley Credit points 6 Mode Face to face Contact details Faculty School School website Unit coordinator Email Telephone Unit co-coordinator Email Telephone Consultation hours Lecturers Faculty of Engineering. electrical and chemical properties of material. (5) develop concepts of forces and moments in different coordinate systems (including Newton's third lawreactions).edu.ecm. buoyancy and pressure measurement in fluids. Computing & Mathematics Faculty of Engineering. The properties of materials are ultimately dependent on the microstructure. (9) appreciate the need for and application of units. Fundamental equations of equilibrium are used to calculate overall stability. solid statics and hydrostatics and ultimately the appropriate use of different materials for engineering applications. and (2) construction and destruction of small and larger scale and apply the concepts of pressure and continuum force equilibrium to calculate the hydrostatic force exerted on bodies (integrating over flat surfaces). dimensions and conversions. (7) understand axial. forcing conditions. advantages and disadvantages and common uses.handbooks. and apply to strength of 3076 A/Prof Tim Sercombe tim. (8) apply static equilibrium to solve truss structures by using the method of sections and the method of joints. This unit highlights the dependency of material properties on their underlying microstructure. (2) understand how the processing and fabrication method affects the microstructure and therefore properties. workshops: 4 hrs per week Lectures: 2 hrs per week LCS is implemented for this 6488 3124 Unit contact hours Lecture capture system Online handbook Tutorials: 4 hrs per week. cost. leading to an understanding of material behaviour.cheng@uwa. hydrostatic pressure. External forces applied to a structure must be safely accommodated through internal distribution of stress within elements of the structure. and (10) develop teamwork skills including the development of a cooperative relationship with peers and experts in order to obtain information and assistance when Page 2 .au Prof Liang Cheng liang. (6) appreciate static equilibrium in two-dimensional space (Newton's first law).au 6488 3124 TBA Name Position Email Telephone Number Liang Cheng Winthrop Professor to become aware of distributed expertise/coordination. 2015 (23/02/2015 . internal stress distribution and conditions under which failure would occur. http://units.Unit details Unit title Unit code Availability Location Material Behaviour from Atoms to Bridges ENSC1002 The content is explored using two major projects—(1) reverse engineering of a small engineering device.uwa. Learning outcomes Students are able to (1) understand how the structure of the material affects the mechanical. The behaviour of materials is dependent on how these characteristics react to develop the ability to work well in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams and understand the role as team leader and player. Computing & Mathematics Office http://www.uwa.

the computer will immediately mark your answers and provide you with the correct answers for any questions you answered incorrectly. Bridge Project. 12V Air compressor Project (7. JL and Kraige. Statics Online assignments (5%) You will be provided with a link on LMS to access an online assignment system developed specifically for this unit. SI Version. You will be expected to download the Information and Workshop Session guidelines and handouts. Physical Test and Report See separate document. Statics. When you submit your solution. It will be in week 6 of semester and cover the first 4 weeks content. If you are unable to attend either of these sessions.5%) Mid Semester Exam (15%) This test will examine your understanding of the important concepts of the course. The assignments have several variations. but once you submit the answers to one configuration of the assignment. and each person will receive a different set of dimensions and loads. (4) an open-book examination. (2) a bridge project and physical test and report. and (7) attendance and participation. The assignments are worth 5% of the unit mark. For the Statics the following textbook is highly recommended for the Statics section: Meriam. For Fluids the following textbook is recommended: Cengel. Assignments completed correctly after the due date will receive 0%. you can continue to practice using the assignments system as marks will not be deducted for subsequent wrong answers. You may submit as many solutions as you like. Physical Test and Report Mid-semester Exam Online assignments Final exam 5% 10% 7. Once you submit a correct answer. and bring hard copies with you each week.Materials science and engineering: an introduction. John Wiley & Sons.Fluid Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications. (3) in-class test materials. You will also gain extra marks for active participation and evidence that you have done any preparatory work for the session. Final Exam (50%) This exam will be held in the exam period. McGraw Hill. Page 3 . 6th edition.5%) See separate document. you will be given a different configuration the next time. JM. LG. knowledge and from the whole course. Weekly Quiz (10%) Each information session will contain a short (10-15 minute) quiz on the lecture material and prescribed reading from the previous week.5% 7. you must notify your facilitator in advance and provide a medical certificate or other documentation which explains your absence. (5) a final examination. All assignments have equal value.Assessment Assessment overview Typically this unit is assessed in the following way(s): (1) a reverse engineering report. To receive the completion mark you must submit at least one correct solution (all answers must be correct) before midnight on the due date. Assessment mechanism Component Weight Due Date Attendance and Participation weekly quiz 12 V Air Compressor Project Bridge Project. (6) online assignments. Further information is available in the unit outline. Wiley. Callister and DG Rethwisch. YA and Cimbala. Assignments completed correctly before the due date will receive full marks. Textbooks and resources Recommended texts For the Materials the following textbook is highly recommended. will be closed book and examine understanding.5% 15% 5% 50% On going On going Week 13 week 6 on going Exam period Assessment items Item Title Description Attendance and Participation (5%) Attendance at Information and Workshop Sessions is compulsory. (7. If you miss more than two tutorials. you are liable to fail this unit and will need to submit a Special Consideration form to the ECM Student Office.Engineering Mechanics.

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