ENME307-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Performance of Engineering Materials

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


Modelling elastic and plastic behaviour. Mechanisms of ductile/brittle overload, fatigue, creep and corrosion. Linear elastic fracture mechanics. Prediction of remaining life due to fatigue, creep, corrosive environments. Fracture safe design and fracture control plans. Correlation between chemical, structural and physical characteristics of metals and plastics necessary for appropriate material selection, design and processing.


Course Coordinator

Mark Staiger


Milo Kral


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Final Exam 30%
Laboratory Reports x 4 20% Term 1 - 2 × Lab reports due 1 week after lab session (7.5% each, 15% total) Term 2 - 2 × Lab reports due 2 weeks after lab session (2.5% each, 5% total)
Test 07 Mar 2023 7.5%
Test 28 Mar 2023 7.5%
Test 28 Apr 2023 20%
Test 24 May 2023 15%


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Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,030.00

International fee $5,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Mechanical Engineering .

All ENME307 Occurrences

  • ENME307-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023