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Code 16436
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 4
Workload TP(45H)
Scientific area Science and Technology
Entry requirements N.A.
Learning outcomes - To learning how to characterize a material and know what their main properties;
- To know the behavior of different materials when requested to different efforts, their properties and typical applications;
- To know characterization tests of the behavior of different materials;
- To select a material for a given function in Industrial Design, using a methodology that identify the requirements, constraints and objective involved.
Syllabus 1. INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF MATERIALS: Materials and civilization. Periodic table.
2. STRUCTURE OF CRYSTALLINE MATERIALS: Chemical bonds. Solidification, atomic diffusion and precipitation.
3. PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS. Mechanical Properties. Sensitive Properties.
4. METALLIC ALLOYS. Ferrous alloys. No ferrous alloys.
5. POLYMERIC MATERIALS: thermoplastics, thermosets, elastomers. Copolymers. Polymers biodegradables.
6. CERAMIC MATERIALS. Traditional and advanced ceramics. Glasses.
7. COMPOSITE MATERIALS: Matrix and reinforcement. Laminates and sandwiches. Wood.
8. ADVANCED MATERIALS: Multifunctional, active materials. FGMs. TBCs. Nanomaterials.
Main Bibliography - Notas de aula, apontamentos e exercícios disponibilizados pelo docente da disciplina (Moodle).
- Jim Lesko, Industrial Design: Materials and Manufacturing Guide, Wiley, 2013.
- William F. Smith, Fundamentos de Engenharia e Ciência dos Materiais, McGraw-Hill, 2013.
- Michael F. Ashby, Materials and the Environment, Elsevier, 2012.
- Michael F. Ashby, Materials Selection in Mechanical Design, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2016.
- William D. Callister Jr., Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering: An Integrated Approach, Wiley, 2018.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria TP classes
1) Lectures. The material will be exposed sequentially using slides and videos prepared with a pedagogical character.
2) Resolution of exercises (problems). Exercises will be carried out and questions answered, framing the material and summarizing the different topics in a project contact in industrial design.
3) Development of a project work (PROJECT) where students, in groups of 3 elements, with tutorial support, will approach a case study and carry out the different steps (methodology) for the selection of materials.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2023-09-27

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