CME 260/261 Spring, 2011 Homework Assignment #1
1. Use the data table inside the front cover of Callister or another source of atomic
weights and densities to answer this question. A platinum wire is 0.8 mm in diameter
and 10 cm long. How many atoms does

16.10 For a continuous and oriented fiber-reinforced composite, the moduli of elasticity in the longitudinal and
transverse directions are 19.7 and 3.66 GPa (2.8 106 and 5.3 105 psi), respectively. If the volume fraction of
fibers is 0.25, determine the m

Homework 4 Chapter 5 & 6A 02/05/16
Due 02/12/16
5.15 Nitrogen from a gaseous phase is to be diffused into pure iron at 675C. If the surface concentration
is maintained at 0.2 wt% N, what will be the concentration 2 mm from the surface after 25 h? The diff

Chapters 1&2:
1.1 Introduction to Materials
2.1 Atomic Structure
2.2 Interatomic Bonding
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Historical Perspective
Materials history of
humankind
Stone Age
Bronze Age
Iro

Ch. 5: Diffusion
5-1 Mechanisms, Steady-State Type
5-2 Nonsteady-State Diffusion
5-3 Factors of Diffusion
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Basic Concepts
Diffusion: phenomenon of mass transport by atomic

Ch. 4: Imperfections in Solids
4.1 Point Defects
4.2 Higher Order Defects
4.3 Microscopic Examination
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Motivation
Actual crystal structure always have imperfections
Lattic

Chapter 3:
3.1 Crystal Structures
3.2 Crystallographic Points, Directions &
Planes
3.3 Crystalline & Noncrystalline Materials
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Basic Concepts I
Atomic bonding lead to
peri

Ch. 6: Mechanical Properties
6-1 Elastic Deformation
6-2 Plastic Deformation & Hardness
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Mechanical Properties: Overview
Material response to forces of loads
Tensile loads

Ch. 7: Dislocation & Strengthening
Mechanisms
7-1 Dislocations and Plasticity
7-2 Strengthening Mechanisms
7-3 Recovery and Recrystallization
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Overview
Elastic and plastic

Weeks 7-8 (Ch. 8): Failure
7-1 Fracture
7-2 Fatigue
7-3 Creep
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Overview
Mechanical failure
Undesirable
How to avoid
Important concepts
Fracture: complete sep

Week 9 (Ch. 9): Phase Diagrams
9-1 Basic Concepts
9-2 Binary Diagrams
9-3 Iron-Carbon System
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Overview: Basic Concepts
Microstructure vary with T and P
Different

9.10 Cite the phases that are present and the phase compositions for the following alloys:
(a) 15 wt% Sn85 wt% Pb at 100C (212F)
(b) 25 wt% Pb75 wt% Mg at 425C (800F)
(e) 1.25 kg Sn and 14 kg Pb at 200C (390F)
(f) 7.6 lbm Cu and 144.4 lbm Zn at 600C (1110

Week 12 (Ch. 12): Ceramics
12-1 Ceramic Structures
12-2 Mechanical Properties
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Preliminaries
Ceramic: inorganic nonmetallic materials
Electrically nonconductive

Homework 1 Chapter 2
1/15/16
Due 1/22/16
2.2 Silicon has three naturally occurring isotopes: 92.23% of 28Si, with an atomic weight of 27.9769 amu, 4.68% of
29
Si, with an atomic weight of 28.9765 amu, and 3.09% of 30Si, with an atomic weight of 29.9738 am

Homework 2
1/22/2016
Due 1/29/2016
3.9 Calculate the radius of a palladium (Pd) atom, given that Pd has an FCC crystal structure, a density of
12.0 g/cm3, and an atomic weight of 106.4 g/mol.
3.35 Determine the indices for the directions shown in the foll

6.31 A specimen of magnesium having a rectangular cross section of dimensions 3.2 mm 19.1 mm ( 18 in.
3
4
in.)
is deformed in tension. Using the loadelongation data shown in the following table, complete parts (a) through (f).
Load
Length
lbf
N
in.
mm
0

Homework 3
1/29/2016
Due 2/05/2016
3.76 The following table lists diffraction angles for the first three peaks (first-order) of the x-ray diffraction
pattern for some metal. Monochromatic x-radiation having a wavelength of 0.0711 nm was used.
(a) Determin

8.5 A specimen of a 4340 steel alloy with a plane strain fracture toughness of 54.8 MPa m (50 ksi in. ) is exposed
to a stress of 1030 MPa (150,000 psi). Will this specimen experience fracture if the largest surface crack is 0.5 mm
(0.02 in.) long? Why or

Week 11 (Ch. 11): Applications and
Processing of Metal Alloys
11-1 Metal Alloys Overview
11-2 Fabrication & Thermal Processing
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Types of Metal Alloys
Ferrous allo

CME 261: MWF 4:00-4:50 (LC B1)
CME 261: Materials for Manufacturing
Fall 2013
Catalogue Description
Introductory-level course in materials engineering to familiarize students with
relationships between processing, structure and properties of materials use

Name (LAST, First) [So/MAY?" l CME/ME 261 Final Test: 11/13/2013
CME/ME 261: Final Test
Instructions:
0 You have 100 minutes to nish the test (max score: 100%)
0 Include units on answers where appropriate for full credits
0 Try to mark nal answers clear

CME 260
Properties of Materials
Final Exam
May 6, 2013
No books or notes may be consulted during this examination.
1. Ceramic Phase Diagram. Refer to the attached phase diagram for the MgO-Al2O3
system.
A. (5 points) Give the number of phases present, ide

CEMM 260 Final Examination
May 7, 2008
No books or notes may be consulted during this examination
1. Ceramic structures
a. (10 points) The CsCl structure is a simple cubic structure with a = 2(R+r)/1.732, and
the NaCl structure is a fcc structure with a =

CME 260 Properties of Materials Final Exam May 4, 2009
No books or notes may be consulted during this examination.
1. Ceramic Phase Diagram. Refer to the attached phase diagram for the Si02-A1203
system.
A. (10 points) For a ceramic consisting of 20% A120

3.3
Show for the body-centered cubic crystal structure that the unit cell edge length a and the
atomic radius R are related through a =4R/ 3 .
Solution
Consider the BCC unit cell shown below
Using the triangle NOP
( NP) 2 = a 2 + a 2 = 2 a 2
And then for

3.3
Show for the body-centered cubic crystal structure that the unit cell edge length a and the
atomic radius R are related through a =4R/ 3 .
Solution
Consider the BCC unit cell shown below
Using the triangle NOP
( NP) 2 = a 2 + a 2 = 2 a 2
And then for

Homework assignment #2
Spring 2013.
Problems
3.2 If the atomic radius of aluminum is 0.143 nm, calculate the volume of its unit cell in
cubic meters.
Solution
For this problem, we are asked to calculate the volume of a unit cell of aluminum. Aluminum has

14.4 (a) Compute the repeat unit molecular weight of polystyrene.
(b) Compute the number-average molecular weight for a polystyrene for which the degree of
polymerization is 25,000.
Solution
(a) The repeat unit molecular weight of polystyrene is called fo