Exercises and projects

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

What are the main families/classes of materials? List some of the most important properties of each of these families of materials and give at least one example of an application for each one of them.

EP 1. Exercises. (PDF)


TOPIC 2: STRUCTURE OF MATERIALS

Calculate the Miller Indices corresponding to the planes represented in the figures below.

EP 2. Exercises. (PDF)


TOPIC 3: PHASE DIAGRAMS

Using the Ag-Cu phase diagram given below calculate the amount, chemical composition and mass fractions of the phases and microconstituents.

EP 3. Exercises. (PDF)


TOPIC 4: MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

A metallic wire 1 m long and with a diameter of 1.5 mm deforms plastically when the load applied reaches 15 kg. The modulus of elasticity of the wire is 120 GPa. Calculate the yield strength of the material.

EP 4. Exercises. (PDF)


TOPIC 5: METALLIC MATERIALS

Distinguish between the following types of steels.

EP 5. Exercises. (PDF)


TOPIC 6: CERAMIC MATERIALS

Draw the unit cell and describe the following ceramic structures.

EP 6. Exercises. (PDF)


TOPIC 7: POLYMERIC MATERIALS

Write the structural formulas for the monomers of the following polymers.

EP 7. Exercises. (PDF)

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