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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Course Overview / The Menu of Materials / Point Defects Explain Solid State Diffusion

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 41 min)
10 videos
Six Categories of Engineering Materials8m
Structure Leads to Properties5m
Summary2m
Crystallography and the Electron Microscope6m
Introduction to the Arrhenius Relationship5m
The Arrhenius Relationship Applied to the Number of Vacancies in a Crystal4m
Point Defects and Solid State Diffusion3m
The Arrhenius Relationship Applied to Solid State Diffusion2m
Summary36s
2 practice exercises
Thing 130m
Thing 230m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Dislocations Explain Plastic Deformation / Stress vs. Strain -The “Big Four” Mechanical Properties

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 34 min)
10 videos
Plastic Deformation by Dislocation Motion8m
Summary13s
The Stress versus Strain (Tensile) Test3m
The “Big Four” Mechanical Properties3m
Focusing on Strength and Stiffness4m
Beyond the Tensile Strength4m
Focusing on Ductility1m
A Fifth Parameter – Toughness2m
Summary1m
2 practice exercises
Thing 330m
Thing 430m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Creep Deformation / The Ductile-to-Brittle Transition

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 34 min)
8 videos
The Creep Curve5m
Creep Deformation and the Arrhenius Relationship8m
Mechanisms for Creep Deformation3m
Summary1m
The Ductile-to-Brittle Transition and Crystal Structure7m
Plotting the Ductile-to-Brittle Transition5m
Summary1m
2 practice exercises
Thing 530m
Thing 630m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Fracture Toughness / Fatigue

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 43 min)
10 videos
Fracture Toughness and the Design Plot8m
Critical Flaw Size and the Design Plot5m
A Play of Good versus Evil!4m
Summary33s
Introduction to Fatigue1m
Defining Fatigue6m
The Fatigue Curve and Fatigue Strength5m
Mechanism of Fatigue5m
Summary1m
2 practice exercises
Thing 730m
Thing 830m

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