Mesut Pervizpour

Materials Engineering UGrad

Course Description:

The interrelationship between the structure of materials in the solid state (atomic, molecular, crystalline, and aggregate structure) and their engineering properties. theory of the behavior of materials including metals, polymers, ceramics, asphalt, concrete, wood, and composites. Introduction to corrosion. Processing techniques. Discussion of topics of destructive and nondestructive testing, statistical quality control, joining, composite materials, polymers, and degradation. Prerequisites: .

Text book: Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction, W.D. Callister, Jr., 8th edition, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Principles of Materials Science and Engineering, Smith
Elements of Materials and Engineering, Van Vlack
Engineering Materials & Their Applications, Flinn/Trojan
Materials for Civil & Highway Engineers, Derucher, Korfiatis & Ezeldin
Civil Engineering Materials, Somayaji
Concrete: Structure, Properties, and Materials, Mehta
Engineering Properties of Asphalt Mixtures & Relationship to Their Performance, Huber and Decker
The Asphalt handbook, Asphalt Institute Manual

Location and Hours: T,Th 2:00-3:30 PM

Syllabus | Handouts | Assignments | Sample Exams | Links

Course Assignments

No.AssignmentDue DateSolution
1Problems 2.5, 2.7, 2.11, 2.15, 2.19, and 2.235/24/2011HW1
HW1 7thEd
2Problems 3.13, 3.15, 3.18, 3.30(b,c), 3.32(A,D) 6/2/2011HW2
HW2 7thEd
3Problems 3.35(a,d),3.40(a,c),3.42,3.53,3.66,4.2,4.12,4.29,4.366/9/2011HW3
HW3 7thEd
4Problems 5.3, 5.7, 5.13. 5.31, 6.1, 6.7, 6.8, 6.176/16/2011HW4
5Problems Ch6: 29,35,49,51
Ch7: 2,5,15,25,29
6Problems Ch8: 4,5,10,13,207/12/2011
7Problems Ch9: 12,18,32,46,507/14/2011
8Problems Ch10: 15, 207/28/2011
9Problems Ch11: 11,23,28a,308/2/2011