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Unit details

SEM212 - Materials 2

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Tim Hilditch

Prerequisite:

SEM111 and SIT194

Corequisite:SEE010
Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week. Students must attend and participate in compulsory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin . Students must attend and participate in mandatory activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during Week 8.

Content

This unit will cover how materials fail and how we can select materials to avoid failure through an understanding of component geometry, loading conditions and the material properties.  The unit will address important mechanical failure types including yielding, creep, wear, corrosion, fatigue and fracture, as well as the important equations that describe their behaviour and the way micro-structures can be manipulated to improve performance in these instances.

Assessment

Examination 50%, Assignment 1 (Portfolio) 30%, Assignment 2 (Literature research) 20%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination and compulsory attendance is required by all students to unit-specific activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong). These unit-specific activities may be undertaken either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or during a single day of unit-specific activities scheduled during Week 8.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3588$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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