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1. General information
Course:
MATERIALS ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
Code:
56324
Type:
CORE COURSE
ECTS credits:
6
Degree:
351 - UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROG. IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (ALM)
Academic year:
2020-21
Center:
106 - SCHOOL OF MINING AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
Group(s):
56 
Year:
3
Duration:
C2
Main language:
Spanish
Second language:
English
Use of additional languages:
English Friendly:
Y
Web site:
Bilingual:
N
Lecturer: Mª TERESA CUBERES MONTSERRAT - Group(s): 56 
Building/Office
Department
Phone number
Email
Office hours
2.04, Edificio Elhuyar
MECÁNICA ADA. E ING. PROYECTOS
6048
teresa.cuberes@uclm.es
To be published at the beginning of the Academic Term.

2. Pre-Requisites

It is expected that the student will have knowledge of mathematics, physics and chemistry from previous courses, knowledge of Materials Science and basic knowledge of manufacturing.

3. Justification in the curriculum, relation to other subjects and to the profession

Materials Engineering and Technology is a compulsory subject, taught in the sixth semester, common to the industrial branch. The engineer must know the principles of materials engineering and technology for his/her professional development.

The subject of Materials Engineering and Technology is directly linked to the subject of Materials Science, taught in the third semester, and complements other subjects such as Manufacturing and Design Technology, Calculation and Testing of Machines, etc.


4. Degree competences achieved in this course
Course competences
Code Description
A01 To understand and have knowledge in an area of study that moves on from the general education attained at secondary level and usually found at a level that, while supported in advanced text books, also includes some aspects that include knowledge found at the cutting edge of the field of study.
A02 To know how to apply knowledge to work or vocation in a professional manner and possess the competences that are usually demonstrated by the formulation and defence of arguments and the resolution of problems in the field of study.
A03 To have the capability to gather and interpret relevant data (normally within the area of study) to make judgements that include a reflection on themes of a social, scientific or ethical nature.
A04 To be able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to a specialized audience.
A05 To have developed the learning skills necessary to undertake subsequent studies with a greater degree of autonomy.
A06 Command of a second foreign language at B1 level of the Common European Framework of Refence for Languages.
A08 Appropriate level of oral and written communication.
A12 Knowledge of basic materials and technologies that assist the learning of new methods and theories and enable versatility to adapt to new situations.
A13 Ability to take the initiative to solve problems, take decisions, creativity, critical reasoning and ability to communicate and transmit knowledge, skills and abilities in Mechanical Engineering.
A14 Knowledge to undertake measurements, calculations, evaluations, appraisals, studies, give expert opinions, reports, work plans and similar tasks.
A15 Ability to work to specifications and comply with obligatory rules and regulations.
C03 Knowledge of the fundamentals of science, technology and chemistry of materials. Understanding of the relation between the microstructure, synthesis, processing and properties of materials.
CB01 Prove that they have acquired and understood knowledge in a subject area that derives from general secondary education and is appropriate to a level based on advanced course books, and includes updated and cutting-edge aspects of their field of knowledge.
CB02 Apply their knowledge to their job or vocation in a professional manner and show that they have the competences to construct and justify arguments and solve problems within their subject area.
CB03 Be able to gather and process relevant information (usually within their subject area) to give opinions, including reflections on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues.
CB04 Transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions for both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
CB05 Have developed the necessary learning abilities to carry on studying autonomously
D07 Knowledge and ability in the application of materials engineering.
5. Objectives or Learning Outcomes
Course learning outcomes
Description
The students will be able to identify the different procedures for part inspection and flaw detection via non-destructive testing
The students will become aware of the importance of knowing and predicting the behaviour of a material when in service
The students will be able to select the most suitable material for an application in simple cases
The students will be able to identify the basic procedures for the improvement of materials through surface engineering
The students will be able to identify the techniques for joining parts by welding and adhesives
The students will be able to identify the most common procedures for material processing techniques and recognize the effects of processing on the structure and properties of the material
The students will be able to distinguish the different heat treatments of metals
The students will get introduced to the engineering and technology of materials
Additional outcomes
Not established.
6. Units / Contents
  • Unit 1: Materials In-service Performance
    • Unit 1.1: Introduction. Objectives of Materials Engineering and Technology.
    • Unit 1.2: Fracture Processes. Fatigue Fracture.
    • Unit 1.3: High Temperature Creep.
    • Unit 1.4: Oxidation and Corrosion.
    • Unit 1.5: Friction, Wear and Lubrication.
    • Unit 1.6: Crack Detection. Non-destructive Testing.
  • Unit 2: Processing and Forming
    • Unit 2.1: Foundry Processes.
    • Unit 2.2: Plastic Deformation Forming.
    • Unit 2.3: Sintering.
    • Unit 2.4: Processing composite materials.
    • Unit 2.5: 3D Printing
  • Unit 3: Thermal Treatments, Joining and Surface Modification.
    • Unit 3.1: Annealing and Normalising.
    • Unit 3.2: Martensitic Transformations.
    • Unit 3.3: Isothermic Treatments.
    • Unit 3.4: Precipitation and Aging Treatment in Aluminium Alloys
    • Unit 3.5: Fundamentals of Welding. Adhesive Bonding.
    • Unit 3.6: Surface Treatments and Coatings against Corrosion.
    • Unit 3.7: Surface Hardening Methods for Wear Resistance.
  • Unit 4: Materials Selection in Mechanical Engineering.
    • Unit 4.1: Methodology and Resources for the Selection of Materials and Processes.
    • Unit 4.2: Materials Selection: Case-studies.
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS, REMARKS

Laboratory Practicals 

1. Fracture observation. 

2. Roughness measurement with an Atomic Force Microscope.

3. Non-destructive Testing: Liquid Penetrate Inspection. 

4.Characterization of Foundries. 

5. Thermal Treatments: Annealing, Normalising, Quenching and Tempering.  

6. Jominy End-Quench Test. 

7. Precipitation and Aging Treatment in Al-Co alloys. 

8. Electrodeposition. Characterization of coatings. 


7. Activities, Units/Modules and Methodology

All training activities will be recoverable, in other words, there must be an alternative evaluation test that allows to reassess the acquisition of the same skills in the ordinary, extraordinary and special call for completion. If exceptionally, the evaluation of any of the training activities cannot be recovered, it must be specified in the description and be expressly authorized by the department.

Training Activity Methodology Related Competences ECTS Hours As Com Description
Class Attendance (theory) [ON-SITE] Lectures A01 A02 A03 A04 A05 A06 A08 A12 A13 A14 A15 C03 CB01 CB02 CB03 CB04 CB05 D07 0.8 20 N N The Professor will focus the topic and explain the fundamental contents, using blackboard, audiovisual media and chair experiences.
Laboratory practice or sessions [ON-SITE] Practical or hands-on activities A01 A02 A03 A04 A05 A06 A08 A12 A13 A14 A15 C03 CB01 CB02 CB03 CB04 CB05 D07 0.32 8 Y Y Development of Laboratory Practicals in small groups.
Problem solving and/or case studies [ON-SITE] Problem solving and exercises A01 A02 A03 A04 A05 A06 A08 A12 A13 A14 A15 C03 CB01 CB02 CB03 CB04 CB05 D07 0.8 20 Y N Lists of problems -provided to the students in advanced - will be discussed and resolved in the classroom (collective learning). Case studies, or work of further developing concepts, may also be included.
Individual tutoring sessions [ON-SITE] Problem solving and exercises A01 A02 A03 A04 A05 A06 A08 A12 A13 A14 A15 C03 CB01 CB02 CB03 CB04 CB05 D07 0.32 8 N N The professor will individually attend to the students, to solve their doubts in exercises, problems or concepts, and monitor their progress.
Final test [ON-SITE] Assessment tests A02 A03 A04 A05 A06 A08 A12 A13 A14 A15 C03 CB01 CB02 CB03 CB04 CB05 D07 0.16 4 Y Y The student will take a final exam of the subject that will consist in short-answer questions and application problems.
Study and Exam Preparation [OFF-SITE] Self-study A01 A02 A03 A04 A05 A06 A08 A12 A13 A14 A15 C03 CB01 CB02 CB03 CB04 CB05 D07 3.6 90 N N The student will revise and study his/her classroom notes, completing them with the bibliography provided by the Professor. Also, he/she will work on the resolution of the lists of problems and case studies that will be discussed in the classroom.
Total: 6 150
Total credits of in-class work: 2.4 Total class time hours: 60
Total credits of out of class work: 3.6 Total hours of out of class work: 90

As: Assessable training activity
Com: Training activity of compulsory overcoming (It will be essential to overcome both continuous and non-continuous assessment).

8. Evaluation criteria and Grading System
Evaluation System Continuous assessment Non-continuous evaluation * Description
Practicum and practical activities reports assessment 20.00% 20.00% The Laboratory Praticals reports will be assessed, taking into account the theoretical and procedure explanations, the treatment of the data obtained in the laboratory,
the elaboration of graphs and figures, and the presentation of the results.
Assessment of problem solving and/or case studies 5.00% 5.00% The presentation of the provided lists of problems solved in full detail will be assessed.
Assessment of active participation 5.00% 0.00% The participation, actitude and involvement of the student on the subject-related activities will be taken into account.
Final test 70.00% 75.00% The final test will be passed with a rating of 5/10. It will be necessary to achive independently a 5/10 rating in both problem solving and conceptual issues.
Total: 100.00% 100.00%  
According to art. 6 of the UCLM Student Evaluation Regulations, it must be provided to students who cannot regularly attend face-to-face training activities the passing of the subject, having the right (art. 13.2) to be globally graded, in 2 annual calls per subject , an ordinary and an extraordinary one (evaluating 100% of the competences).

Evaluation criteria for the final exam:
  • Continuous assessment:
    The evaluation will take into account the participation in Laboratory Practicals, problem solving, case studies, reports on further developing concepts (30%), and the final test (70%). The assistance to the Laboratory Practicals will be a requirement to pass the subject.
  • Non-continuous evaluation:
    The evaluation will take into account the presented reports relative to the Laboratory Practicals (20%), solved lists of problems (5%) and the final test (75%).The assistance to the Laboratory Practicals will be a requirement to pass the subject.

Specifications for the resit/retake exam:
The evaluation will be based on the resit/retake exam. The assistance to the Laboratory Practicals will be a requirement to pass the subject.
Specifications for the second resit / retake exam:
The evaluation will be based on the second resit/retake exam. The assistance to the Laboratory Practicals will be a requirement to pass the subject.
9. Assignments, course calendar and important dates
Not related to the syllabus/contents
Hours hours

Unit 1 (de 4): Materials In-service Performance
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 6
Laboratory practice or sessions [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] 3
Problem solving and/or case studies [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 6
Individual tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 2
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 22.5
Group 56:
Initial date: 01-02-2021 End date: 26-02-2021

Unit 2 (de 4): Processing and Forming
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 5
Laboratory practice or sessions [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] 1
Problem solving and/or case studies [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 4
Individual tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 2
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 22
Group 56:
Initial date: 01-03-2021 End date: 19-03-2021

Unit 3 (de 4): Thermal Treatments, Joining and Surface Modification.
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 8
Laboratory practice or sessions [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] 4
Problem solving and/or case studies [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 5
Individual tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 2
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 26
Group 56:
Initial date: 22-03-2021 End date: 26-04-2021

Unit 4 (de 4): Materials Selection in Mechanical Engineering.
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 1
Problem solving and/or case studies [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 5
Individual tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Problem solving and exercises] 2
Final test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 4
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 19.5
Group 56:
Initial date: 03-05-2021 End date: 21-05-2021

Global activity
Activities hours
10. Bibliography and Sources
Author(s) Title Book/Journal Citv Publishing house ISBN Year Description Link Catálogo biblioteca
 
A. W. Batchelor, L. N. Lam, y M. Chandrasekaran Materials degradation and its control by surface engineering. London Imperial College Press 13 978-1-84816-501-4 2011  
APRAIZ BARREIRO Tratamientos térmicos de los aceros Madrid DOSSAT 84-237-0568-4 1984 Ficha de la biblioteca
Callister, William D.; Rethwisch, David G. Ciencia e Ingeniería de Materiales 2ed Reverté 9788429172515 2016 Ficha de la biblioteca
Carlos Ferrer Giménez y Vicente Amigó Borrás Tecnología de Materiales Valencia Universidad Politécnica de Valencia 84-9705-363-X Ficha de la biblioteca
José Antonio Puértolas Ráfales, Ricardo Ríos Jordana, Miguel Castro Corella Tecnología de los materiales en ingeniería (Vol 1 y 2). Síntesis 978849077405-2 2016  
José Antonio Puértolas Ráfales, Ricardo Ríos Jordana, Miguel Castro Corella, José Manuel Casals Bustos (eds.) Tecnología de materiales Síntesis 978-84-907761-1-7 2009  
K. G. Budinski, M. K. Budinski Engineering Materials, Properties and Selection. Ed. Prentice Hall 9780137128426 2009 http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/product/Engineering-Materials-Properties-and-Selection/9780137128426.page  
M. Ashby, H. Sherdiff, y D. Cebon Materials engineering science, processing and design Oxford Butterworth-Heinemann ISBN-13: 978-0-7506- 2007  
M. F. Ashby Materials selection in mechanical design Oxford Butterworth-Heinemann 0-7506-6168-2 2005  
M. K. Groover Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing: Materials, Processes, and Systems (5th Edition) Wiley 9781118231463 2012  
M. K. Groover Fundamentos de manufactura moderna Mexico Prentice Hall 968-880-846-6 1997 Ficha de la biblioteca
PUÉRTOLAS RÁFALES, RIOS JORDANA, CASTRO CORELLA, CASALS BUSTOS (Editores) Tecnologías de superficies en materiales Madrid Síntesis : 978-84-975668-0-3 2010 http://www.sintesis.com/data/indices/9788497566803.pdf  
S. Kalpakjian y S. R. Schmid Manufactura, Ingeniería y Tecnología Mexico Pearson Education 970-26-0137-1 2002 Ficha de la biblioteca



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