CPM633 - Ceramics and Composite Materials

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Subject Title
Ceramics and Composite Materials

Subject Description
This course correlates the structure, properties, applications, processing and fabrication of ceramic materials. The 'traditional ceramics" such as whiteware, building materials, refractories and glass will be discussed. The recent development in "advanced ceramics" and ceramic composites such as electronic ceramics, composites for aerospace applications, automobile engine components, high temperature technology, optoelectronics, and sensors for detection and control application will be presented. The laboratory component deals with testing and processing

Credit Status
Credit Status:
One credit towards the CHY program.

MTR 533

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

- be aware of the main types of ceramic materials and composites used in industry and have some elementary knowledge of their processing,
- have basic knowledge of structure of ceramic materials and composites and how their structure is related to some of their properties,
- be better able to select a material for specific engineering application,
- conduct testing of basic properties of various ceramic materials and composites,
- have some direction of where to obtain further information about ceramic materials, and composites.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.