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