Curriculum Education

MEC-180 Engineering Materials

This course introduces the physical and mechanical properties of materials. Topics include materials testing, pre- and post-manufacturing processes, and material selection of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, plastics, composites, and non-conventional materials. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic material property tests and select appropriate materials for applications.


Requisites: None

Total Class Credits: 3
Class Credits: 2
Lab Credits: 3
Clinic Credits: 0


See Wake Tech's Mechanical Engineering Technology program for additional courses and educational offerings.

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