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2016-2017 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar-ARCHIVED 
2016-2017 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar-ARCHIVED [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MECH 475 Deleted - Structural Ceramics |

The course deals with processing, structure and properties of advanced ceramics possessing a combination of properties not found in other classes of materials. Emphasis is placed on understanding the brittle nature of ceramics through the concept of linear-elastic fracture mechanics. The relationship between microstructure (eg. grain size, porosity and phase content) and mechanical properties (eg. strength, toughness and hardness) is developed using crack opening displacement analysis. The role of anisotropy and residual stresses in the development of high strength ceramics and structures is also discussed. Different mechanisms for the sintering of advanced structural ceramics are also covered along with forming and densification of high performance carbides, nitrides and oxides. - COURSE DELETED 2012-2013

Academic Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 28
Engineering Design 14


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