materials science

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materials science

[mə′tir·ē·əlz ‚sī·əns]
(engineering)
The study of the nature, behavior, and use of materials applied to science and technology.
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Due to the on-going cooperation between the Ministry of Works and Bahrain universities and colleges in the kingdom, Materials Engineering Directorate (MED) receives numerous students annually.
International Conference on Environmental Biotechnology and Materials Engineering (2013: Tianjin, China) Ed.
Scheduled for a mid-2014 and January 2015 pilot sessions, the new Highway Materials Engineering Course will feature an orientation and eight modules: Portland cement concrete; Quality assurance; Evaluating recycled materials for beneficial uses in transportation; Soils and foundations; Steel, welding, and coatings; Aggregates for transportation construction; Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide; and, Asphalt materials and paving.
To do this, Satir explained that the client needs to upload certain documents and supporting samples from the Ministry's page and then send them back filled in; for the Materials Engineering Directorate to address and the contractor to follow-up electronically.
Identifying industry needs, learning about the latest scientific and research achievements in materials engineering and developing communications among faculty members, students and specialists comprise the most important aims of this conference.
In his new role, he will oversee a $55 million per year activity with nearly 300 staff members in five research departments: Engineering Dynamics, Materials Engineering, Fluids Engineering, Structural and Mechanical Engineering, and Sensor Systems and Nondestructive Evaluation.
Document materials engineering benefits and methods of QA/QC to optimize their pavement performance effects; and,
AMC and casting industry sources assisted the materials engineering group and the mechanical designers of the prime contractor with all published properties data for common alloys and heat treatments for similar size, shape and parts.
For example, the Materials Engineering Center at Dow Plastics has made its PAMS (Processes and Materials Selection) expert system available over the Web.
com/research/5lnntt/integrated) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Integrated Computational Materials Engineering.
Introducing materials engineering from a design-perspective rather than a science-perspective, Ashby, Shercliff, and Cebon begin with what a designer wants a material to do, rather than with what makes up the material.

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