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Vocabulary list

Please use the vocabulary list below to search the library catalog, through the keyword function, to identify materials relevant to this course.

- Materials science

- Materials

- Physical systems

- Engineering materials

- Material parameters

- Building materials



"This course provides an introduction to the properties and the selection of common engineering materials. Engineering materials in physical systems are subject to thermal, mechanical, electrical and chemical stress. The use of appropriate engineering materials for a specific application is critical to the reliability of the engineering system. The course presents basic knowledge about material parameters, including atomic structure; basic mechanical, thermal and electrical properties; composite material structures; metal and ceramic materials; corrosion; semiconductor materials; reliability and material failure; and material testing."

Library of Congress Classes and Subclasses

Please use the call number below to search the library catalog, through the Call Number function, to browse the library collection listing materials relevant to this course.

T: Technology.

  TA: Engineering (General). Civil Engineering.

  TA401-492: Materials of engineering and construction.  Mechanics of materials 

  • TA 401.6
  • TA 403
  • TA 404
  • TA 417 ~ TA 418.9

Subject Guide