Materials Engineering

Course List
Course Number Course Title Class / Credit Hours Prerequisites / Co-requisites Course Description
MSE 20000 MATERIALS SCIENCE (Class 3, Cr. 3) Prerequisite: CHM 11500

An introductory course designed to provide a basic background in the broad field of materials science. Emphasis placed on the chemical and physical principles underlying the utilization and behavior of metals, alloys ceramics, composites, and aggregates in engineering.

MSE 34400 MATERIALS IN ENGINEERING (Class 2, Lab. 3, Cr. 3) Prerequisite: MSE 20000

Introduction to the structure and mechanical and physical properties of engineering materials. Selection of metals, alloys, plastics, ceramics, and composites for engineering applications. Strengthening methods and environmental effects. Analysis of the failure of materials under load. Laboratory experiments include mechanical testing, metallography, thermal treatment, and failure analysis.

MSE 38500 NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING (Class 3, Cr. 3) Prerequisite: MSE 20000 and PHYS 26100

Basic principles and common application of nondestructive testing methods. The laws of physics are used to evaluate mechanical and physical properties of materials. The NDT methods cover magnetic, penetrants, eddy current, ultrasonic, radiography, and specialized methods.

MSE 59700 SELECTED TOPICS IN MATERIAL ENGINEERING (Class 3, Cr. 3)


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