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 2016

Instructors: Marie-Josee Dumont (Fall)

  • 2 lectures and one 2-hour lab