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Materials Joining Engineering and Engineering Technology (MJET)
Department of Engineering Technology

MJET 2021   Materials Joining Fundamentals Laboratory
Laboratory experience in welding and materials joining, using low hydrogen and other shielded metal arc electrodes, gas tungsten arc welding, and plastics joining. Includes basic experimental methods and introduction to laboratory report writing. Lab 3. Prerequisite: ENGR 1311. Corequisite: MJET 2023 (Spring)

MJET 2023   Materials Joining Fundamentals
Fundamentals of materials joining theory, principles and application. Includes basics of interatomic and interfacial bonding, process characteristics and classification, arc physics and metal transfer, energy and power sources, heat flow, distortion and residual stress, joint design and weld symbols, inspection and quality, safety and health, economics and process selection. Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGR 1311. Corequisite: MJET 2021. (Spring)

MJET 2623   Joining Processes
A study of different welding and related methods of joining materials. Laboratory experience includes such processes as laser beam, ultrasonic spot, atomic hydrogen, electric resistance spot, arc air gouging, and submerged arc welding. Mechanical testing and metallography of completed welds is included. Class 2. Lab 3. Prerequisites: MJET 2021 and MJET 2022. (Fall)

MJET 3313   Materials Science of Joining
Basic study of microstructural changes associated with welding thermal cycles; non-equilibrium solidification and heat-affected zone transformation phenomena; microstructure/property relationships, weld discontinuity formation, and weldability testing. Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGR 2313. (Spring)

MJET 3413   Design Topics in Materials Joining
Conventional and modern methods of joint design and flaw assessment for static, dynamic, and cyclic loading. Effects and control of residual stresses and distortion. Principles of failure diagnosis, use of numerical methods, quality and reliability concepts, codes and standards, cost estimation and process selection. Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGR 2313. Corequisite: MEGR 3323 or METC 3323. (Spring)

MJET 3502   Materials Testing and Characterization Laboratory
Principles and practices of mechanical testing, optical metallography, scanning electron microscopy, and x-ray microanalysis of joined materials. Includes techniques for successful sample preparation and testing or examination. Emphasis is placed on accurate interpretation, as well as presentation and written communication of results. Class 1. Lab 2. Prerequisite: ENGR 2313. (Fall)

MJET 4941-4993   Special Topics
Individual or group research, development, or design. Special permission only. Class 1-3.