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2015-2016 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

CEN 540 - Structural Materials

Credits 3
Requirements: Pre-Requisite: CEN 202Lecture
Topics in Mechanical Properties of Engineered Materials, including elements of solid mechanics, mechanical behavior of materials, materials selection, linear elasticity, fundamentals of plasticity, Tresca and Von Mieses yield criteria, basic elements of fracture, fracture mechanics, mechanisms of fracture, the fracture toughness, case studies and design and introduction to fatigue mechanisms and life prediction methodologies, composite, thin film and random heterogeneous materials.