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Engineering Materials ELEX 7040

Electrical and Computer Engineering Course

Course details

Overview of materials used in engineering-metals, ceramics, plastics, semiconductors and wood. Examines microstructure of materials and macroscopic properties such as modulus of elasticity and tensile and shear strengths. Topics such as phase diagrams, solid state transformations, fracture, corrosion and sizing are included. Some laboratory demonstrations.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$697.89

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of ELEX 7040 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 70549

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 24 (14 weeks)

  • 14 weeks
  • CRN 70549
  • $697.89
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 24 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2005
Instructor

Hamed Karimi Sharif

Course outline

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Cost

$697.89

Important information
  1. Labs to be scheduled outside of class hours on a schedule to be determined on the first day of class. Registrants who are not BTech Electronics students must have approval from the program head. Please contact Katie Howard at khoward18@bcit.ca for more information, or to be placed on a wait-list if the course is full. No class on Feb 20th (Family Day) or April 10th (Easter Monday). Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current in your myBCIT account.
Status

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

Engineering Materials

  • Outline the various materials, such as metals, plastics, ceramics, and their applications.
  • Relate the microstructure structures of engineering materials, such as metals and plastics, to their macroscopic properties.
  • Design members of an engineering design with appropriate safety factors.
  • Outline the basic processes of phase transformations, phase and equilibria diagrams, and cast structures.
  • Become familiar with material failures.
  • Analyze stress strain diagrams.
  • Select the appropriate material for an engineering design.

Effective as of Winter 2015

Related Programs

Engineering Materials (ELEX 7040) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Electronics
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time

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