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Advanced Materials (EPT 403/3): Subject Guides to Advanced Materials

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Course Synopsis

Course Synopsis In this course, students learn about recent developments of various classes of advanced materials used in applications such as aerospace, automotive, biomedical and electronic industries. It will emphasize on the important properties exhibited by metallic, polymeric, ceramics and composite materials that make them selected for highend and advanced applications.The physical and mechanical properties of the various classes of advanced materials (super alloys, titanium and aluminum alloys, intermetallic and biomaterials) will be detailed, and so will the processing techniques associated with producing these materials.

The course will also cover the latest advanced materials being developed such as nonmaterial’s, shape memory alloys and other functional materials. At the end of the course students should be able to gain understanding of the physical and mechanical properties of advanced materials and apply the knowledge to select suitable materials for a given engineering application.

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