University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Vm 382: Mechanical Behavior of Materials

Course  description: Failure of materials; material microstructures, dislocations and defects; processing and mechanical properties of metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites; elastic, plastic and visco-elastic behavior of materials; strain hardening; fracture, fracture mechanics, fatigue and multi-axis loading; creep and stress relaxation; materials-related design issues, materials selection, corrosion and environmental degradation of materials.
Credit hours: 4 credits
Pre-requisites: Vm 211 
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