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
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
EP 6. Exercises. (PDF)
TOPIC 7: POLYMERIC MATERIALS
Write the structural formulas for the monomers of the following polymers.
EP 7. Exercises. (PDF)