Engineering Materials

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Engineering Materials

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Mechanical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisites & Class Requirements
    Solid mechanics I

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Understanding of the mechanical behavior and the fabrication procedures of engineering materials including metals, alloys, polymers, ceramics and composites

    Course Objectives
    1) Understanding of the mechanical behavior of engineering materials
    2) Learing the fabrication procedures of engineering materials
    3) Understaing the criterion of selecting proper materials for mechanical designs

    W.D. Callister and D.G. Rethwisch, ?Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering: An Integrated Approach?, 4th edition, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (2013)


    Structures of metals/ceramic

    Structures of polymer

    Mechanical properties

    Strengthening mechanisms



    Phase diagram

    Phase diagram

    Phase transformation

    Types and application of materials

    Synthesis, fabrication and processing of materials



    Corrosion of materials

    Corrosion of materials

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