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