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Unit of Study MATS1001 - Introduction to Engineering Materials (2025)

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      There will be a 1 day compulsory residential at the Lismore Campus. This unit requires software that is only compatible with Windows (W10 and newer).

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate an understanding of basic chemical concepts relevant to engineering materials

apply knowledge of basic physical and chemical properties to explain behaviours of engineering materials

conduct hands-on laboratory experiments on the behaviours of engineering materials

select appropriate materials for a simple engineering application

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