M E 378K M E 378K. Mechanical Behavior of Materials. 3 Hours.
Elastic deformation; viscoelasticity; yielding, plastic flow, plastic instability, strengthening mechanisms; fracture, fatigue, creep; significance of mechanical properties tests. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For engineering majors, Mechanical Engineering 334 or the equivalent and 134L with a grade of at least C- in each; for others, upper-division standing and written consent of instructor.