MECH 285

Properties of Engineering Materials

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-1.5* -1

Atomic structure, arrangement and movement; microstructural development and heat treatment; physical properties of ferrous and nonferrous metals, semiconductors, ceramics, polymers and composites; corrosion and mechanical properties.

* Indicates a 3 hour laboratory taken by students on alternate weeks.


  • Not open to students with credit in MECH 325.


Undergraduate course in Mechanical Engineering offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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