Lecture notes

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TOPIC 1: INTRODUCTION. FAMILIES OF MATERIALS, APPLICATIONS AND SELECTION CRITERIA. BONDING IN SOLIDS

1. Topic 1.1 - Families of materials, properties applications and selection criteria (PDF)

2. Topic 1.2 - Bonding in solids. Relation between Bonding, structure and properties of materials (PDF)


TOPIC 2: STRUCTURE OF MATERIALS

3. Topic 2.1 - Structure of Materials I : Crystalline Structures (metallic and ceramic). Structures of polymers. Amorphous materials. Concept of glass transition. (PDF)

4. Topic 2.2 - Structure of Materials II  : Atomic positions, crystallographic directions and planes. Linear, planar and volumetric densities in crystals. (PDF)

5. Topic 2.3 - Structure of Materials III :  Defects in crystals. Concept of solid solution. (PDF)

6. Topic 2.4 - Structure of Materials IV : Diffusion in solids. (PDF)

 

TOPIC 3: PHASE DIAGRAMS

7.  Topic 3.1- Basic concepts. Phase diagram of a single component. Systems of two components with partial solubility. Precipitation in solid state. Invariant Reactions. Intermetallic compounds. Congruent and incongruent melting. (PDF)


TOPIC 4: MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

8. Topic 4.1 - Mechanical Properties Definition of mechanical properties. Concepts. Elastic deformation and plastic deformation. Slip systems. Hardening mechanisms. (PDF)

 

TOPIC 5: METALLIC MATERIALS

9. Topic 5.3 - Types of steels: stainless, tool. Light alloys. Copper alloys. (PDF)


TOPIC 6: CERAMIC MATERIALS

10. Topic 6.1 - Ceramic Materials. Structure and bonding in ceramic materials. Silicates structure. Glasses. (PDF)


TOPIC 7: POLYMERIC MATERIALS

11. Topic 7.1 - Polymeric materials. General concepts. Classification. Properties. (PDF)


TOPIC 8: COMPOSITE MATERIALS

12. Topic 8.1 - Composite materials. - Classification of composite materials. Polymer matrix composite materials. (PDF)

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