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Introduction & Materials for Engineering 1 ENTC 206
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Fields in Engineering Materials • Materials Engineering • Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) – Discovery and development of new materials or theories, modification of existing materials Engineering Materials Technology (EMT) Materials Science and Technology (MST) – Materials characterization and selection – R&D of new applications or improvement of existing applications of engineering materials – Focused on the manufacturing processes of engineering materials – ENTC 206
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Evolution of Engineering Materials
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Materials and Civilization Timeline
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5000 BC Bronze Age • Major leap in materials technology • First metal alloy of tin and copper – Superior for shields, knives, ornaments, cups, and urns • Glass and composite brick developed 1100 BC Iron Age • Superior to Bronze • Lead to the development of steel • New era of prosperity and advancement • Leads into the Materials Age 1600 BC
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Materials Age • Advancements in Chemistry launch • The advancement of materials such as – Aluminum – Steel Alloys – Plastics – Composites – Ceramics • Still advancing today at an ever faster pace
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course ENTC 206 taught by Professor Fang during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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