BREE 216 Bioresource Engineering Materials (3 credits)

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Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Overview

Bioresource Engineering : Introduction to the composition and mechanical constitution of materials used in bioresource engineering, including metals, plastics, concrete, wood, composite, plant and food materials. Crystal structure, alloys, phase diagrams, stresses and strains, elasticity, plasticity, yield, fracture, ductility, heat treatments, cold work, corrosion, composite materials, concrete chemistry, polymers.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Valerie Orsat (Fall)

  • 2 lectures and one 2-hour lab