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MSE 121: Mechanical Behavior of Materials

[4 units]

Matrix, tensor, and representation surface descriptions of stress, strain, and material properties (elastic, plastic, photoelastic and piezoelectric). Isotropic and anisotropic properties. Microscopic and macroscopic response of materials to stress, including plasticity due to dislocation motion, twinning and martensitic transformations. Kinetics of plastic deformation. Applications to materials processing, strengthening, and failure.

Prerequisite: ENGR 045 . Open only to major(s): Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Sci and Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Applied Mathematical Sciences. Open only to standing(s): Junior, Senior. Normal Letter Grade only. Discussion included. Conjoined with BEST 221 .

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