Course
code IM514E
credit_hours 3
title Polymers, Ceramics and Composite Materials
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prequisites IM417
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes This course studies the structure-property relationships as well as the mechanical and thermo mechanical characteristics of the different types of polymeric, ceramic and composite materials. In addition, it introduces the student to the different properties and industrial applications of these materials.
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objectives Upon completion of this course the student will be able to: Develop an understanding of the impact of ceramic and polymer technology on society, locally and internationally. Apply materials engineering concepts in selecting or designing a process, or material to meet a specific requirement specification of a ceramic or polymeric component. Identify practical materials engineering problems in ceramic and polymer technologies Be familiar with the various processes to make different types of composite materials and components and the applications of different types of composites.
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ref. books James Jacobs and Thomas Kilduff, “Engineering Materials Technology: Structures, Processing, Properties, and Selection”, Prentice Hall.
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Course Content
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1 Classification of Polymeric Materials. Mechanical and Thermo mechanical Characteristics. Elastomers: Natural & Synthetic Rubbers. Adhesives and Other Important Polymerics. Wood and Related Products. Polymer Applications and Processing. Nature and Design of Ceramics. Ceramic Processing. Refractives, Cement, Concrete, Clay, Protective Coatings, and Abrasives. Electronic, Magnetic Ceramics, Smart Ceramics. Glass, Radioactive Materials and Nuclear Fuels. Particle Reinforced Composites. Fibre Structures and Properties. Composite Structures, Types and Processing. Fastening, Machining, Repair and Evaluation. Final Exam.
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