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Undergraduate Course: Materials Science and Engineering (Civil) 2 (CIVE08013)

Course Outline
School School of Engineering College College of Science and Engineering
Course type Standard Availability Available to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken) SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate) Credits 10
Home subject area Civil Other subject area None
Course website None Taught in Gaelic? No
Course description The course includes lectures on the Properties of Materials.
Entry Requirements
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Civil Engineering 1 (CIVE08001)
Co-requisites Students MUST also take: Behaviour and Design of Structures 2 (CIVE08012) AND Structural Mechanics 2A (SCEE08002) AND Structural Mechanics 2B (CIVE08010)
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs YES: This course involves a number of concrete laboratories and students must purchase Safety Boots for these laboratories. These are available via the School of Engineering and Electronics for approximately 20.
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisites Equivalents to above.
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2010/11 Semester 2, Available to all students (SV1) WebCT enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Location Activity Description Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
King's BuildingsLaboratory1-11 14:00 - 17:00
King's BuildingsLecture1-11 09:00 - 09:50
King's BuildingsLecture1-11 09:00 - 09:50
King's BuildingsLaboratory1-11 14:00 - 17:00
King's BuildingsLecture1-11 09:00 - 09:50
First Class Week 1, Monday, 09:00 - 09:50, Zone: King's Buildings. Lecture Theatre 1, Sanderson Building
Additional information Tutorials, and laboratories to be arranged
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours:Minutes Stationery Requirements Comments
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)1:3012 sides / graphc/w SCEE08005
Resit Exam Diet (August)1:3012 sides / graphc/w SCEE08005
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, the student should be able to:
- describe the properties of materials used in civil engineering and how these influence the design;
- describe elementary failure theories for materials and their relevance to the design process.
Assessment Information
Coursework 20%
Examination 80%
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
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Contacts
Course organiser Dr Jane Blackford
Tel: (0131 6)50 5677
Email: jane.blackford@ed.ac.uk
Course secretary Mrs Sharon Potter
Tel: (0131 6)51 7079
Email: Sharon.Potter@ed.ac.uk
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