Cannot be taken with: MAT2210, MAT6327, MAT6377
Pre-requisites: An A level in Physics or equivalent.
GEE105 & GEE206
This course describes the plastic deformation of metals, polymers and glasses indicating the fundamental mechanisms that give rise to sample strain in response to applied stress or arising from thermally induced effects. The deformation mechanisms are related to microstructure and processing and the implications for design considered.
Restrictions on availability:
Only available to students studying GEEU01 and GEEU02
||The basic content will be taught using a standard lecture format, supplemented by handout notes. [A1-A3, LO1-LO3]
Students will be expected to consolidate and extend their understanding of the material taught by working through problems sheets. [A1-A3, LO1-LO3]
Students will be expected to consolidate and extend their understanding of the material taught by additional reading. [A1-A3, LO1-LO3]
Information on the department responsible for this unit (Materials Science and Engineering):
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