EMA5507C: Analytical Techniques in Material Science

Fundamental theories and techniques of the analytical methods for materials including: X-ray diffraction, scanning and transmission electron microscopy, thermal and surface analysis, and vacuum systems. Prerequisite: EGN 3365.


Semester Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Fall 2014


EMA5295: Principles of Composite Materials

The mechanical behavior of composite materials used in the automotive, aircraft and sporting goods industries; material and laminar properties; design of composites; failure analysis; and environmental effects. Prerequisites: EGM 5615 or permission of the instructor.


Semester Taught: Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2016


EGM 6570: Fracture Mechanics

Griffith’s and Irwin’s fracture criteria; stress intensity factors evaluation; crack- tip plastic zone; fracture toughness measurement; crack initiation; fatigue crack growth; stress corrosion cracking. Prerequisite: EGM 5615.


Semester Taught: Spring 2015