CBEMS 191 Materials Outreach (2013-2014)

CBEMS 191 Materials Outreach

(Not required for any major. Selected Elective for MSE.)
Catalog Data:

CBEMS 191 Materials Outreach (Credit Units: 3) Demonstrates major concepts in Materials Science and Engineering. Concepts of materials engineering covered include: deformation in crystalline solids, effects of heat treatment on mechanical properties, thermal barrier materials, composites design, mechanical behavior of polymers, superconductivity in ceramics. Prerequisite: ENGR54. May be taken for credit 4 times. Chemical Engineering and Materials Science majors have first consideration for enrollment. (Design units: 1)

Required Textbook:
None
Recommended Textbook:
None
References:

William D. Callister. Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction. 7th Edition, Wiley, 2006, ISBN-13 978-0471736967.

Coordinator:
Farghalli A. Mohamed
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:

1. Design and conduct experiments as well as analyze and interpret data.

2. Work together as a team to organize and execute demonstrations.

3. Communicate their knowledge of materials engineering gained in ENGR54 clearly and effectively with the use of physical examples.

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Deformation of materials
  • Material heat treatments, phase and TTT diagrams
  • Ductile to brittle transition temperature history and mehanics
  • Thermal conductivity in materials
  • Mechanics of composite systems
  • Visco-elastic properties of polymers
  • Electronic properties of materials
Lecture Topics:
  • Introduction
  • Effective communication to non-professionals
  • Laboratory and demonstration safety
  • Review of prerequisite topics above
  • Demonstrations by topic
  • Gauging teaching effectiveness
Class Schedule:

Meets for 1 hour of lecture, 3 hours of laboratory and 3 hours of field study each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:
  • Powerpoint component of demonstrations
  • A/V for demonstrations
Laboratory Projects:

Project to develop further materials experiments for use during the hands-on portion of the demonstrations. Create a demonstration video to aid the training of students in the following quarter (done quarterly).

Professional Component

Contributes toward the Materials Science and Engineering Major experience.

Design Content Description
Approach:

Students will be involved in creating and designing new experiments that are effective in demonstrating major concepts in Materials Science and Engineering

Lectures:
Laboratory Portion:
Grading Criteria:
  • Written Exam 10%
  • Demonstration Run 10%
  • Demonstrations (5) 50% (10% each)
  • Final Report 20%
  • Final Presentation 10%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 3.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 2.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 1.0 credit units

Prepared:
May 24, 2013
Senate Approved:
April 5, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Fall Qtr