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MSE 2034 ELEMENTS OF MATERIALS SCIENCE Fall Semester, 2013 Time and Place: Monday

and Wednesday 4:00 5:15 PM SURGE Building 118C Instructor: Dr. A.O. Aning 202 Holden Hall Phone: 1-6849 E-mail: aaning@vt.edu Office Hours: Tues. 10:00 11:00 AM or by Appointment GTAs: 402 Holden Hall - Collegiate Square/460 Turner Street/Suite 302 Josh Anderson (jaa410@vt.edu) Schedule to be determined Rachel Byer (rrbyer3@vt.edu) Schedule to be determined Text: W.D. Callister, Materials Science and Engineering An Introduction, 8th Edition, Wiley, 2009 Grading: 2 Exams Quizzes Project Homework:
Homework assignments are used to reinforce topics, and as a means to develop skills beyond that which can be easily demonstrated on an exam. Assignments due dates will be announced.

40% 20% (Every Wednesday) 5%

Final exam 25% Homework 10%

Honor Code: The Virginia Tech Honor Code will be enforced for all exams and homework. If you are unsure about Any aspect of how the Honor Code will be applied to this course, please ask for clarification.

Approximate Reading Assignments


Lesson 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Day Aug 26 28 Sept 2 4 9 11 16 18 23 25 30 2 7 9 14 15 21 23 28 30 Nov 4 6 11 13 18 20 25 - 29 Dec 2 4 9 11 18 Topic Introduction, atomic structure, bonding Crystal structures Crystal structures Imperfections in solids Diffusion. Diffusion continued Mechanical properties of metals Mechanical properties of metals Dislocations, strengthening mechanisms Exam 1 (Through Lesson 8) Introduction to failure Fracture mechanics, impact testing Fatigue Creep, impact tests. Phase diagrams, the Iron-Carbon system Phase diagrams, the Iron-Carbon system Phase transformations in metals Thermal processing of alloys Thermal processing of alloys. Ceramic materials Ceramic materials Exam 2 (Through Lesson 20) Polymeric materials Polymeric materials Composite materials Composite materials Thanksgiving Holiday Composite materials Environmental degradation Environmental degradation, Review Review Final Exam (Comprehensive) 7:45 PM 9:45 PM Reading/Reference Chapters 1, 2*, 3 Chapter 3 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 6 Chapter 7
Chapter 8 Chapter 8 Chapter 8 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 11

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Chapters 12,13
Chapters 12, 13 Chapters 14, 15 Chapters 14, 15 Chapter 16 Chapter 16 Chapter 16 Chapter 17 Chapter 17

*You are responsible for Sections 2.5 2.8 in Chapter 2. This will not be treated in class.