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ES195 - Materials for Engineering

  • Module code: ES195
  • Module name: Materials for Engineering
  • Department: School of Engineering
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Engineers are required to make appropriate selection of materials and manufacturing processes taking due account of performance, cost and sustainability. The Module is split into 5 units of study, 4 of which has a Material type as its theme. The 5th unit is on selection, pulling the materials and processes together. Each unit will require students to explore the interaction of material, manufacturing process and design on the performance of engineered products as well as the wider implications of their use on the environment.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of this module students will be able to …. • Distinguish the main classes of engineering materials and the underlying materials science that determines their properties and their applications. • Explain how the structure of engineering materials affect the properties through the structure property relationship • Describe how structures of materials can be manipulated to enhance the properties of materials • Link the performance of engineered products to the complex interaction between material, manufacturing process and design. • Select an appropriate engineering material and manufacturing process for a given design. • Evaluate the life cycle environmental impacts related to material and process choice

Timetabled teaching activities

20 hours of lectures 4 x 2 hour laboratories 4 x 1 hour computer based tests 32 hours total

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/eso/modules/year1

Other essential notes

Advice and feedback hours are available for answering questions on the lecture material, theory and lab exercises. Computer based tests must be passed greater than 30%

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ES195-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Computer Marked Test 1 10%
  Computer Marked Test 2 10%
  Computer Marked Test 3 10%
  Computer Marked Test 4 Computer-based test 4 10%
  2 hour examination (January) 60%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • BEng Engineering (H113) - Year 1
  • MEng Engineering (H114) - Year 1
  • BEng Biomedical Systems Engineering (H161) - Year 1
  • MEng Biomedical Systems Engineering (H163) - Year 1
  • BEng Civil Engineering (H216) - Year 1
  • MEng Civil Engineering (H217) - Year 1
  • BEng Mechanical Engineering (H315) - Year 1
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering (H316) - Year 1
  • BEng Automotive Engineering (H335) - Year 1
  • MEng Automotive Engineering (H336) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Electrical and Electronic Engineering (H605) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Electrical and Electronic Engineering (H606) - Year 1
  • BEng Electronic Engineering (H63W) - Year 1
  • MEng Electronic Engineering (H63X) - Year 1
  • BEng Systems Engineering (HH35) - Year 1
  • BEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (HH75) - Year 1
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (HH76) - Year 1
  • BSc Engineering and Business Studies (HN11) - Year 1
  • BEng Engineering Business Management (HN15) - Year 1
Optional Core

N/A

Optional

N/A