2018 Mechanical Materials B

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Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Mechanical Engineering
Instructor(s)
Yoshino Masahiko  Akasaka Hiroki  Yamamoto Takatoki  Yamazaki Takahisa  Aono Yuko 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon5-8(W241)  
Group
B
Course number
MEC.G211
Credits
2
Academic year
2018
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2018/7/19
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

[Description]
In this course, the instructor covers various characteristics of materials from a microscopic and macroscopic point of view.
Specifically, the instructor lectures on the evaluation method of material characteristics, the material-strength, crystal structure, dislocation, equilibrium phase diagram, and characteristics and applications of practical steels, non-ferrous materials, and non-metal-materials.

[Aim]
Understanding the basic nature of necessary materials when manufacturing a machine and a building is indispensable.
Choosing materials based on knowledge about material characteristics is necessary in designing machines.
The aim of this course is to have students obtain fundamental knowledge of materials which are necessary for mechanical engineers.

Student learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to acquire basic knowledge about the basic properties of materials which are necessary for manufacturing machines and mechanical structures. In addition, students will gain an understanding of the characteristics of materials such as steel & iron, nonferrous metals, and non-metal materials.

Keywords

Crystal structure, metal, phase diagram, steel & iron, non ferrous metals, non metal materials

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

Lectures cover basic to advanced content.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction Why does the mechanical engineering need materials technology?
Class 2 Basic characteristics of materials, mechanical properties, and measuring methods Do you understand the basic characteristics of the material?
Class 3 Metal bonding, crystal structures, diffusion Do you understand the metal bonding, crystal structures, and diffusion?
Class 4 Metal bonding, crystal structures, diffusion Do you understand the metal bonding, crystal structures, and diffusion?
Class 5 The equilibrium phase diagram Do you understand the equilibrium phase diagram?
Class 6 The equilibrium phase diagram Do you understand the equilibrium phase diagram?
Class 7 The equilibrium phase diagram and the microstructure Able to calculate microstructure change using the equilibrium phase diagram
Class 8 The equilibrium phase diagram and the microstructure Able to calculate microstructure change using the equilibrium phase diagram
Class 9 Production process of steel, heat treatment Do you understand the production process of steel, and heat treatment?
Class 10 Heat treatment of steel, phase transformation Do you understand heat treatment and phase transformation of steels?
Class 11 The structural steel Do you understand the characteristics of the structural steel?
Class 12 the specialty steel, tool steel, cast iron The stainless steel and the high-alloy steel Do you understand the characteristics and applications of the speciality steels? Do you understand the characteristics and applications of stainless steel and the high-alloy steel?
Class 13 Nonferrous metal materials Do you understand the characteristics and applications of nonferrous metals?
Class 14 Non-metal materials Functional materials Do you understand the characteristics and applications of the non-metal materials?
Class 15 The selection methods of mechanical materials Do you understand the characteristics and applications of the functional materials? Do you understand selection methods of mechanical materials ?

Textbook(s)

Text book specified by the instructor.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Books specified by the instructor.

Assessment criteria and methods

Based on test (about 70%) and reports (about 30%)

Related courses

  • MEC.G311 : Introduction to Manufacturing Engineering
  • MEC.G331 : Production System Engineering

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

none

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