Technology Materials (APTE5201)

Level: 
5
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To develop an understanding of the properties, performance and applications of common materials relevant to technologies.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Applied Technology programme to enrol in this course. Restriction: TTEC5310.
Topics include: 

Appropriate selection from following topics
Classes of materials
Awareness of classes of materials such as metals, polymers, ceramics and glasses, biomaterials (timber), composites (cement-aggregate, fibre-resin)
Sources, extraction and conversion processes
Enhanced properties from combinations of materials such as alloys, concretes, fibre-resin composites, Treatment processes and effects
Significant properties
Mechanical properties
tensile/compressive/shear strength, stiffness/elasticity, toughness/ductility, hardness
Thermal conductivity, thermal expansion, electrical conductivity
Other properties as needed for particular technologies
Performance
Awareness of testing, measurements and specifications of material properties
Range of performance - optimum/failure
Relative performance of different materials
Relationship of properties and performance of materials to micro-structures of materials eg
crystalline, cellular, imperfections
Applications
Focus on a particular material in a chosen industry
Aptness of the material for chosen applications in terms of its properties and performance characteristics
May include historical trends, costs, and sustainability themes of usage
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1063

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Jul 18 - 27 Sep 18 LectureThursday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (114-2001)
18 Oct 18 - 22 Nov 18 LectureThursday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (114-2001)

Class: 1183

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
28 Feb 18 - 11 Apr 18 LectureWednesday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (114-2001)
2 May 18 - 27 Jun 18 LectureWednesday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (114-2001)

Class: 5238

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Jul 17 - 28 Sep 17 LectureThursday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (183-1045)
19 Oct 17 - 23 Nov 17 LectureThursday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (183-1045)

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