Future University In Egypt (FUE)
Future University is one of most promising private universities in Egypt. Through excellence in teaching, research and service, Future University strives to provide a comprehensive, high-quality education that prepares our graduates to be future leaders.
mainLogo
Altagamoa Al Khames, Main centre of town, end of 90th Street
New Cairo
Egypt
Faculty of Engineering & Technology

Course List

Properties of Materials

  • Course Code :
    MAN 231
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Mechanical Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

Prepare students to describe the principal forms of mechanical tests and the mechanical properties of materials. Develop the students' knowledge about the outline the influence of structure on the deformation mechanism of metal materials. Train students to analyze the meaning of equilibrium phase diagrams and heat treatment processes.

For further information :

Properties of Materials

Introduction to materials, Crystal structure of solids, Construction and use of phase diagrams in materials systems, Relationship of crystal structure to properties of metallic materials and their applications, Heat treatment of steels, Types of polymers: ceramics, glasses, and semi conducting materials and their applications, Internal reactions, load-stress relations and transformation of stresses for generally loaded rods, Generalized concepts of stress, strain and material relations, Energy methods, Elastic-plastic behavior of beams, Analysis of thin walled beams, Membrane theory of axisymmetric shells, Stress concentrations.

For further information :

Properties of Materials

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- describe the influence of both atomic structure and microstructure on the deformation mechanism of metal materials& equilibrium phase diagrams
2- describe the meaning of stress and strain in describing the mechanical response of engineering materials
3- Identify important mechanical properties of some engineering materials

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Analyse the uniaxial tensile test and the role of it.
2- Classify the meaning of hardness, strength, and toughness, and their significance for engineering performance
3- Modify different types of phase diagram, solid defects and heat treatment

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Apply the basics of engineering material classification
2- present the material properties and heat treatment
3- Practice the basics of phase diagram and engineering material selection

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Manage tasks, time, and resources.
2- Communicate ideas and solutions for many practical and engineering problems efficiently in predetermined time plan.

For further information :

Properties of Materials

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
materials and their applications 12 6 6
Generalized concepts of stress, strain and material relations 10 6 4
Introduction to materials 8 4 4
load-stress relations 4 2 2
Elastic-plastic behavior of beams 6 4 2
Stress concentrations 6 2 4
phase diagrams 4 2 2
Iron- carbon phase diagrams 4 2 2
Heat treatment 6 2 4

For further information :

Properties of Materials

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Discussion
Problem-based Learning
Report

For further information :

Properties of Materials

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignment 5.00
Final Exam 40.00
Lab Exper. 5.00
Mid- Exam I 20.00
Mid- Exam II 20.00
Oral Exam 5.00
Quizzes 5.00

For further information :

Properties of Materials

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Foundations of Materials Science and Engineering William F.Smith McGraw Hill

Course notes :

Lecture notes on the course moodle page, FUE website

Recommended books :

Text Book: Fundamentals of modern manufacturing: materials, processes, and systems / Groover, Mikell P, 1939-., 7th ed., Hoboken, NJ : J. Wiley and Sons, [2014]

For further information :

Follow us on

Visit the Faculty

ADS