Deform Failure Eng Materials (ME 844.3)

Recent/Current Offerings

Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
ME 844 02 January 2018 Akindele Odeshi
ME 844 02 January 2017
ME 844 02 January 2016


The course covers various aspects of failure mechanisms and prevention in metallic, polymeric and ceramic materials. Topics include deformation and failure modes; elements of dislocation theory; strengthening mechanisms in metals and polymers; toughening techniques in ceramic material; creep, fatigue and impact failures; basic fracture mechanics; failure investigation and analysis; case studies of past failures of engineering structures.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s)

ME 324 or equivalent.


Departmental approval required.

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