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MAAE 4102 [0.5 credit] Materials: Strength and Fracture

Analysis and prevention of failures in metals; plasticity analysis and plastic collapse; micro-mechanisms of fracture, conditions leading to crack growth and transition temperature effects, fracture mechanics, fatigue, environmentally assisted cracking, non-destructive evaluation and testing.
Prerequisite(s): MAAE 2202 and MAAE 2700 and fourth-year status in Engineering.
Lectures three hours a week.