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MIME 558 Engineering Nanomaterials (3 credits)

Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

Mining & Materials Engineering : Aspects of manufacturing bulk-nanostructured materials. Fabrication of nanosized and nanostructured precursors (metals, ceramics, intermetallics, CNT). Reactivity, handling and safety of nano-particles. Processes developed to fabricate bulk nanostructured materials (pressing and sintering, hot pressing and extrusion, ECAP, electrodeposition, spray forming, shockwave compaction). Characterisation of nanostructures. Physical and mechanical properties of nanomaterials.

Terms: Winter 2013

Instructors: Mathieu Brochu (Winter)

  • (3-0-6)
  • Prerequisite: MIME 260 or MIME 261 and MIME 362 or equivalent or permission of instructor