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Handbook of Research on Recent Developments in Materials Science and Corrosion Engineering Education

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The latest research innovations and enhanced technologies have altered the discipline of materials science and engineering. As a direct result of these developments, new trends in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) pedagogy have emerged that require attention. The Handbook of Research on Recent Developments in Materials Science and Corrosion Engineering Education brings together innovative and current advances in the curriculum design and course content of MSE education programs. Focusing on the application of instructional strategies, pedagogical frameworks, and career preparation techniques, this book is an essential reference source for academicians, engineering practitioners, researchers, and industry professionals interested in emerging and future trends in MSE training and education.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Preface
    1. REFERENCES
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Introduction
  9. Section 1: Innovations in Materials Science and Engineering Degree Course Curricula
    1. Chapter 1: Bridging Product Design with Materials Properties and Processing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CHEMICAL AND MATERIALS PRODUCT DESIGN
      5. SOLUTIONS TO REAL-WORLD PRODUCT DESIGN PROBLEMS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Teaching “Design-for-Corrosion” to Engineering Undergraduates
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DESIGN FOR CORROSION PREVENTION
      5. USE OF INNOVATIVE INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS-NOVEL Ni-B COATINGS
      7. STRUCTURAL ANALYSES
      8. CORROSION BEHAVIOR
      9. TEACHING COATING TECHNOLOGY
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      13. REFERENCES
      14. ADDITIONAL READING
      15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Linking Materials Science and Engineering Curriculum to Design and Manufacturing Challenges of the Automotive Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE COURSE
      5. MATERIALS AND PROCESS SELECTION: STUDENT GROUP PROJECTS
      6. ASSESSMENT METHODS AND STUDENT EVALUATION
      7. DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READING
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 4: The Interdisciplinary, Project-Based Infrastructure Degradation Curriculum at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. GRADUATE COURSE STRUCTURE: CORROSION AND DEGRADATION OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE
      5. DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 5: Applying a Coherent Academy Training Structure to Vertically Integrate Learning, Teaching and Personal Development in Materials Science and Engineering
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MATERIALS ACADEMY AS A STRUCTURE FOR LEARNING AND TEACHING
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 6: Innovative Instructional Strategies for Teaching Materials Science in Engineering
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. TEACHING MATERIALS SCIENCE IN THE PETROLEUM INSTITUTE
      5. HEALTH, SAFETY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF ENGINEERING DESIGN AND MATERIALS SELECTION: EDUCATION’S ROLE IN CREATING AN ENGINEERING CULTURE OF HSE THROUGH DESIGN
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Chapter 7: Developing Deeper Understanding of Green Inhibitors for Corrosion of Reinforcing Steel in Concrete
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CORROSION MONITORING TECHNIQUES
      5. DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. PROPOSED CORROSION COURSE
      7. BRIDGE OF INDUSTRY AND CORROSION EDUCATION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READING
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 2: Incorporating Information Technology into Materials Science, Engineering, and Corrosion Education
    1. Chapter 8: Virtual Environments in Materials Science and Engineering
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS IN MATERIALS ENGINEERING EDUCATION
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 9: Artificial Intelligence Methods and Their Applications in Civil Engineering
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. APPLICATION OF FUZZY LOGIC BY USING MATLAB GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE
      5. A MODEL DEVELOPMENT USING MAMDANI TYPE FIS THROUGH GUI
      6. STUDIES ABOUT THE USABILITY OF FUZZY LOGIC IN CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY
      7. APPLICATIONS OF AI METHODS IN POSTGRADUATE ENGINEERING CURRICULUM: INSTRUCTIONAL APPROACHES
      8. RESULTS OF STUDENT COURSE FEEDBACK
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 10: The Role of Digital Libraries in Teaching Materials Science and Engineering
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DIGITAL LIBRARIES AS A SUPPORT FOR MATERIALS TEACHING AND LEARNING
      5. DIGITAL LIBRARIES IN MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING AT IST
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS and DEFINITIONS
  11. Section 3: Materials Science, Engineering, and Corrosion Education: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Teaching and Training
    1. Chapter 11: Interdisciplinary Course Development in Nanostructured Materials Science and Engineering
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PREVIOUS COURSE DEVELOPMENT IN NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
      5. NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING EDUCATION
      6. DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 12: Materials and Mechanics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DESCRIPTION OF COURSE: ENGR 314 MATERIALS AND MECHANICS
      5. RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 13: Integrating Industry Research in Pedagogical Practice
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. UNIT OUTLINE
      5. STUDENT ENGAGEMENT AND ONLINE COURSE DELIVERY
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 14: Integrating Sustainable Engineering Principles in Material Science Engineering Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING
      5. CURRICULUM TOPICS AND ISSUES
      6. PROPOSED INNOVATIVE CURRICULUM DESIGN FOR MATERIAL SCIENCE EDUCATION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 15: Materials as a Bridge between Science, Engineering, and Design
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. A CLOSER LOOK
      5. DESIGN: THE COMMON THEME
      6. DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 16: Successes in the Development of an Arabian Gulf Materials Program
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MIDDLE EASTERN RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS
      5. DEVELOPING SUPPORTING COURSES
      6. DEVELOPING UNIQUE RESEARCH FACILITIES AT TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY AT QATAR
      7. FUNDING EDUCATION AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Chapter 17: Setting up a Learning Environment in an Interdisciplinary Professional Collaboration
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SETTING UP THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
  12. Section 4: Engineers at Work: Professional Skills and Career Development
    1. Chapter 18: Cultural Heritage Career Paths for Materials Scientists and Corrosion Engineers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SCIENTIFIC PATHS IN CULTURAL HERITAGE TODAY
      5. CHOOSING AND PREPARING FOR A CAREER IN CULTURAL HERITAGE AS A SCIENTIST OR ENGINEER
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 19: Teaching MSE Students to Teach
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. USING DESIGN-BASED RESEARCH TO IMPLEMENT PROFESSIONAL SKILL DEVELOPMENT IN TECHNICAL CURRICULA
      5. DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      12. APPENDIX A
      13. APPENDIX B
      14. APPENDIX C
    3. Chapter 20: Development of Non-Technical Skills Required by Future Global Practitioners in MSE and Corrosion Engineering
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENT AWARENESS
      5. TEACHING ENGINEERS GLOBAL CONCEPTS
      6. ETHICS, ENVIRONMENT, AND INNOVATION
      7. SUSTAINABILITY RELATED MATERIALS CASE STUDY
      8. ADVANCED ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND APPLICATIONS
      9. MAINTAINING AND DEVELOPING COMPETENCIES
      10. CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
      11. ON-LINE MASTERS COURSES
      12. NEGOTIATED MODULE (ENVIRONMENTAL AND ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY)
      13. DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      14. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      15. CONCLUSION
      16. REFERENCES
      17. ADDITIONAL READING
      18. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 21: What Makes Them Stay and Go?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. STRATEGIES FOR RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION
      7. SPECIFIC RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION MOTIVATORS: COMPARISON BETWEEN GENDERS
      8. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Compilation of References
  14. About the Contributors