Introduction to Engineering Materials

ME-240 (2018/19 Spring; 2017/18 Fall)

Atomic and molecular structure of materials utilized in engineering. Analysis of the relationships between structure of materials and their mechanical, thermal, electrical, corrosion, and radiation properties. Examples of material structure relevant to civil, electrical, aerospace, and mechanical engineering applications.

External Teaching Resources

Dissemination of IT for the Promotion of Materials Science

DoITPoMS contains a large number of excellent teaching and learning packages (TLPs) in the general area of materials science and metallurgy.

Many of the TLPs include video clips from experiments, along with standard features such as an introduction, summary, questions and answers, references for further study.

Dr. Wenwu Xu
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 USA

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