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CAE 315 - Materials of Construction

Course Title: 

Materials of Construction

Course Description: 

Physical principles of elastic and plastic deformation of construction. Mechanical testing methods including tensile, compressive, toughness, creep and fatigue. Properties of concrete, wood, iron and steel and other construction materials. The emphasis is on concepts from solid mechanics which explain the behavior of materials to the extent needed in the design of load-bearing constructs.

Credit: 

(2-3-3)

Attributes: 

(C)

Prerequisite: 

[(CAE 287 with min. grade of D) OR (MMAE 202 with min. grade of D)]

Corequisite: 

None