Department of Materials and Metallurgy

Bachelor Degree







TRACKING PROGRAM 120 credits

Engineering of materials and metallurgy 102 credits

GML-1000 Profession: engineer in metallurgy and materials(1 credit)

Description

General introduction to metallurgy and materials science. Fields covered: process metallurgy, physical metallurgy, materials science and engineering. Description of the industry and the profession of engineering in metallurgy and materials. Description of research and recent advances in the field. Guest speakers and company visits.

GML-1001 Materials engineering(3 credits)

Description

Materials characterization methods. Cohesion and strength of materials. Atomic architecture. Materials under stress. Behavior of mixtures. Mechanical, thermal, electrical and magnetic. Metals and metal alloys, polymers, composites, wood and concrete. Degradation of materials.

GSC-1000 design methodology in engineering(3 credits)

Description

This course allows the student, met a team of six or seven members, acquire and perfect, realizing a design project, working in team skills, management of project engineering and communication. The student must write technical reports and prepare and provide technical conferences. It also develops critical thinking and sense of responsibility. Finally, the course uses all fields of application engineering.

MAT-1900 Engineering Mathematics I(3 credits)

Description

Functions of several variables calculus: theory and applications. Complex numbers; polynomials. Differential equations of the first order and first degree; numerical methods. Second order differential equations of special types. Linear differential equations of order n with constant coefficients. Systems of differential equations. Applications.

STT-1900 Statistical Methods for Engineers(3 credits)

Description

Probability theory. Normal law. Descriptive statistics. Échantillonnales laws. Point estimation and confidence interval. Hypothesis testing. Analysis of variance: one-factor experiments, in blocks, several factors and factorial. Simple and multiple linear regression.

GCI-1004 Fluid Mechanics(3 credits)

Description

Characteristics and physical properties of fluids. Hydrostatic: study of pressures and forces, center of pressure, balance and stability. Flows: continuity equations, energy and momentum. Dimensional analysis and similarity. Steady flows supported: incompressible fluid. Pipes.

GML-2002 Thermodynamics(3 credits)

Description

Variables, functions and thermodynamic states. Concepts of transformation, reversibility and balance. First and second principles. Carnot cycle, heat engines and yield. Flame temperatures and explosion. Auxiliary functions and thermodynamic relations. Phase equilibrium in one-component systems. Behavior of real gases. Reactions in systems consisting of pure condensed phases and a gaseous phase. Ellingham diagrams and Richardson. Application exercises chosen from the field of engineering in metallurgy and materials. 3

GMN-2006 mineralurgical Processes I(3 credits)

Description

This course presents an overview of the valuation processes of minerals extracted from the earth. For each process, it shows the physical and chemical phenomena involved, industrial equipment used in circuits and layout. It also analyzes the effect of the main operating variables focusing on optimizing the performance or the level of the product concerned.

IFT-1903 Computer Engineering(3 credits)

Description

Approach problem solving in engineering. Elements of algorithms required for the resolution of proposed problems. Verifications and validations of responses software used. Introduction to software Maple and Matlab for symbolic calculations for numerical calculations.

MAT-1910 Engineering Mathematics II(3 credits)

Description

Simple integrals, formal and numerical computation. Multiple integrals, curvilinear coordinates, applications. Calculation of vector fields. Integrals on curves and surfaces: applications, traffic, work, flux. Fundamental theorems: Stokes, Gauss; applications to physics.

GML-1500 co Stage I(0 credit)

Description

This course involves additional administrative costs. The first course allows the student to discover the industrial world and learn the work of engineer of metallurgy and materials. The student is required to perform various tasks that integrate with one or more different scale projects identified by the employer. The supervision of these activities is made by one or more employees of the company hosting the student. The planned duration of the second internship is 14 weeks.

GML-2001 Metallurgical Processing(2 credits)

Description

Pyrometallurgy: preparation of metals by high temperature operations. Drying concentrates. Roasting of sulphides, oxide reduction, merger production matte, matte Converting and preparing anodes. Application to the metallurgy of zinc, copper, iron and nickel. Electrometallurgy Electrochemical methods for recovering metals in aqueous solutions and molten salts and electrorefining of metals from an impure anode metal; case of copper, zinc, nickel and aluminum.

GML-2003 Microstructures and material properties(3 credits)

Description

The microstructure of a material may vary significantly depending on the preparation methods used, secondary operations implementation, use of the room service, etc. This course aims to provide students a solid foundation in understanding the general behavior of materials, solidification, the parameters influencing the mechanical properties of alloys, the relationship between microstructure and phase diagrams, and heat treatments can alter the microstructures. These basics will eventually be reinforced by others during the engineering program materials and metallurgy.

GML-2004 Metallurgical Thermodynamics(3 credits)

Description

Summary of the basic relationships between the thermodynamic quantities of metallurgical systems. Properties of solutions: idealism, regularity, quasi-chemical model. Thermodynamics of phase diagrams: main binary multiphase equilibrium, stability, metastability, spinodal decomposition, order-disorder transformation. Heterogeneous equilibria predominance diagrams. Complex solutions, solubility of the gases in the metals, ionized solutions. Application exercises to physical and extractive metallurgy of the main metals and materials.

GML-2008 Analytical techniques(3 credits)

Description

Introduction to methods of physicochemical analysis of materials. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), transmission (TEM) and atomic force (AFM). X-ray diffraction (XRD); principles of crystallography. X photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). Trace element analysis (absorption spectrometry and emission: AS, OES). Mass spectrometry (MS). Particle size analysis by laser methods (DLS). Laboratories.

GCI-1900 Materials Resistance(3 credits)

Description

Static elements. Support reactions. Stress and strain, Hooke’s law, mechanical properties of materials. Compounds stress states, main constraints, Mohr circle. Study of internal forces in isostatic structures. Calculation of stress and strain caused by torque, bending moment and shear force. Deformation of the beams. Statically indeterminate systems.

GML-2005 Electrochemistry, Corrosion and Protection(3 credits)

Description

Thermodynamics and kinetics of electrolytes properties of electrolyte solutions, aqueous and nonaqueous. Electrochemical thermodynamics and kinetics of electrodes processes, battery theory and electrolytic cells. Extending the principles to the study of corrosion. Kinetics of passivation.

GML-2006 Transfer of heat and material(3 credits)

Description

This course aims to control simple analysis methods of heat transfer and material and understanding of concepts related to chemical kinetics. The following topics are covered: fundamentals of heat transfer; mass conservation laws of momentum and energy; conduction in stationary and transient; Convective heat transfer without phase change material and phase change; heat transfer apparatus; fundamental aspects of mass transfer; mass transfer coefficients; dissemination transient; transfer of material across the interface; diffusion with chemical reactions.

GML-2500 Cooperative Internship II(3 credits)

Description

This course involves additional administrative costs. The second course allows the student to carry out technical work related to the metallurgical engineering and materials sciences under the supervision of an engineer to put into practice the different concepts that he learned during his university education . The planned duration of the second internship is 14 weeks. 0

GMN-1501 Seminar: cooperative internship I(3 credits)

Description

After his first internship, the student must submit an oral and written report which will be an educational assessment. Information regarding the oral presentation of the internship and the writing of the report will be forwarded to the student by the teacher in charge of the seminar. Student attendance at the seminar is mandatory.

MAT-2910 Numerical Analysis for Engineers(3 credits)

Description

Numerical computation. Linear algebra. Solving nonlinear systems. Approximation. Integration and derivation. Finite differences. Differential equations of the first order.

GMC-1000 Drawing for engineers(3 credits)

Description

Computer graphics. 3D solid modeling, variational and parametric. Elements of technical drawing. 2D Modeling: orthogonal projections, multi-view drawings, isometric drawing, cuts and sections. Listing. Schematic representations. Blueprint reading. Descriptive Geometry. Problems of right and plan. Introduction to assemblies.

GML-2007 Mechanical behavior and testing of materials(3 credits)

Description

Fundamental principle metallurgical and mechanical engineering. Mechanical properties (strength, ductility, resilience, toughness, fatigue and creep). Failure mechanisms. Curing mechanisms. Breaking characteristic. Breaking control plan. Mechanical behavior of composites and ceramics. Mechanical tests: hardness, tensile strength, resilience, fatigue.

GML-3500 Cooperative Training III(0 credits)

Description

This course involves additional administrative costs. The third course allows the student to participate very actively and closely with an engineer to carry out design work and planning as part of a project closely related to the genius of Metallurgy and Materials . The planned duration of the course is 14 weeks.

GML-4000 Transformations in the solid state(3 credits)

Description

Thermodynamics and phase diagrams. Broadcast notions phenomenological aspects. Interfaces and microstructures. Germination and growth. Revenue and recrystallization. Transformations by diffusion. Precipitation hardening. Transformations in steels. Martensitic transformations. Practical work on the metallurgical examination and metallographic transformations.

GML-4001 process engineering Introduction(3 credits)

Description

Analysis and modeling methods used in mineral processing and extractive metallurgy. Data acquisition and pre-filtering. Filtering by energy and material balance. Processes operating models. Equations of static and dynamic operation of mineral processing and metallurgical reactors. Calibration and validation of process models.

GMN-2501 Seminar: cooperative internship II(1 credit)

Description

After her second internship, the student must submit an oral and written report which will be an educational assessment. Information regarding the oral presentation of the internship and the writing of the report will be forwarded to the student by the teacher in charge of the seminar. Student attendance at the seminar is mandatory.

GML-3000 Welding materials(3 credits)

Description

In this course, different fusion welding techniques are presented and their characteristics are discussed. The student learns to produce or interpret engineering drawings related to welding. The effect of heat introduced into the material on the weld properties and those of the heat affected zone is analyzed. Particular attention is paid to the metallurgical, mechanical and chemical effects of welding such as cracking of the cord, awareness or weakening of the heat affected zone. Corrective measures to minimize these impacts are addressed. Suitable techniques for the welding of different material classes are shown as examples of failures due to welding. Finally, the weld quality control methods are discussed.

KML-3001 Formatting metals(3 credits)

Description

Elements of theory of plasticity, plastic deformation, ductility, brittleness, hardening and recrystallization in metals. General Principles of metal forming. Classification of shaping methods. Hot forming and cold. Forging study, rolling, extrusion, drawing, stamping and bending. Application processes and case studies. Quality criteria for products formed and defects identified.

GML-3002 Electrometallurgy(3 credits)

Description

Electrometallurgic methods: electrolysis and polarization. Process and cathodic deposits. Process and anodic processes. Electrolysis of molten salts. Refining and electroplating electroplating. Deposition of alloys. Electrochemical processes.

GMN-3002 Seminar graduation Description(1 credits)

After his third internship, the student must submit a report type “Project Graduation”, which will be an educational assessment and an oral presentation of the internship. Information regarding report writing and oral presentation of the internship will be sent to the student by the teacher in charge of the seminar. Student attendance at the seminar is mandatory.

GML-4003 Description Foundry(3 credits)

Main molding processes. Molding sands. And solidification rate mechanism in metals and alloys. Risering. Casting system. Fluidity metals. Efforts and deformations in the castings during cooling and heat treatment. Gas in the castings. Continuous casting.

GML-4250 Powder Metallurgy(3 credits)

Description

Manufacture and characteristics of the metallic powders. Pressing powders. Solid phase sintering and liquid phase. Other consolidation methods. Sintering atmospheres. Structure and properties of the finished parts. Practical work on the production, compacting and sintering powders.

ECN-2901 Engineering Economic Analysis Description(3 credits)

Economic engineering allows decision making, regarding the operations, and solving specific problems. It allows to choose among several options, the one that is the most profitable economically. It is intimately linked to Microeconomics. The primary objective of this course is to transmit to the engineering student several principles and methods of economic analysis in the perspective of an engineering project. The course covers the following concepts: the time value of money, cash flow analysis, comparison of opportunities, issues associated with certain methods of analysis, methods of depreciation, replacement analysis, taxation, the cost of capital and cash flow after tax, inflation and uncertainty, decision making.

GML-3003 Design and Process Automation(3 credits)

Description

Stages and phases of a design project, from idea to the formulation of the problem, then the solution. Definition of concepts criteria and constraints. Reminder of the principles of economic analysis of a project and the methods of simulation and optimization. Description of current environmental challenges and energy sources. The above concepts are integrated in a design project that the student tries to solve in teams. At the end of the project, the student justifies his findings in a report and an oral presentation. The project is designed to encourage students to apply the concepts seen in the extractive and physical metallurgy of courses taken throughout the program.

GML-4004 Pyrometallurgy(3 credits)

Description

During the engineering processes applied to thermal metallurgy. Reminders of the pyrometallurgical methods, the reactor thermal metallurgy and process engineering analysis methods. Dairy, slag and matte. Pyrometallurgy of lead, copper, iron, zinc, nickel and other metals (Nb, Ti, Co, Al, Mg, Si, etc.).

PHI-2910 Engineering and Sustainable Development(3 credits)

Description

This course is for students of engineering bachelor. It aims to introduce the future engineer the concept of sustainable development and the different underlying philosophical ideas. It also aims to bring to a process of reflection on the meaning of the engineering profession in a context of sustainable development has gradually been incorporated into the regulatory framework of the profession. From current issues to which engineering is facing, this course engages students in a methodical reflection on the strengths and limitations of the tools available to it to participate in the sustainable society project which now requires him to consider the issues economic, social and environmental.

PHI-3900 Ethics and Professionalism(3 credits)

Description

Professionals today are faced with situations that require ethical skills and knowledge that go beyond technical knowledge specific to their area of expertise. On the one hand, professionalization is a changing phenomenon, which requires a reflection on the meaning of work and more specifically on professionalism. Furthermore, although the professional practice is regulated by a code of ethics, the professional is asked to have a sense of ethical responsibility. Through case studies and analysis of the various issues related to professionalism, the course offers an ethical reflection on professional practice and the conditions in which this practice occurs.

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Environment

GCI-1005 Environmental Engineering Introduction

Description

Introductory course in environmental engineering. Origin of environmental problems. Scientific basis of environmental engineering: mass balances, calculations of reactor concepts, energy balances. Introduction to water treatment (drinking water production, wastewater treatment) and urban waste management (waste characteristics, recovery, recycling, landfilling and incineration). 3

GCI-2102 Integrated management of municipal solid waste Description

This course wants to give undergraduate students an introduction to the waste management problems in cities focusing on domestic waste: the political and legislative framework related to waste, the sources and characteristics of the waste, removal and transportation of waste, waste management strategies – selective collection, recovery and recycling, methods of waste disposal – design and design of landfills, incineration and introducing management plans Integrated waste. 3

Environment Mining and Metallurgical GMN-2005

Description

Sustainable development in the mining and metallurgical industry. Environmental problems of metallurgical industry. Contribution to the problem of greenhouse gases and acid rain. Pyrometallurgy sulfides, pyrometallurgical processing of gas and dust. Hydrometallurgy of gold, treatment of cyanide waste. Pollution of steel and aluminum metallurgy. Mining: effects of mining operations on the surrounding environment, acid rock drainage, prevention and control. Toxicity and treatment of mine effluent. Regulatory and legal aspects concerning the opening and closure of mines. Design and control of tailings, construction of dams, tailings are located. Environmental management in a mining company. 3

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Public health and safety and workers

GMN-2902 Health and safety engineer III Description(3 credits)

Problems of health and work safety, legislation and regulations. Accidents and occupational diseases. Elements of ergonomics and work postures. Consequences of accidents, incidents and occupational diseases. Enterprise security organization. Prevention systems. Safety assessment. WHMIS. Notions of risk. Types of exhibitions. Foundations standards. Risk assessment of dust, noise, vibration, thermal stress and lighting. Methods for measurement, control and protection, standards and regulations. Risk management. Special provisions and regulations for construction sites. Aggressor in construction. Signs and public safety during the construction work. Facilities of individual and collective protection. Means of access, scaffolding. Heavy machinery and motor vehicles. Prevention measures when working in trenches and excavations. This course is recognized by the ASP Building in order to obtain the certificate of competence of the Commission de la construction du Québec. (Course duration: four hours / week for 13 weeks.)

MED-1100 Health and Safety: Basics(3 credits)

Description

The objective of this course is to introduce students to the basic concepts of the various disciplines related to the evaluation of health and safety at work and familiarize them with the means of intervention that could improve this situation. Contribution of different disciplines: industrial hygiene, industrial toxicology, epidemiology, safety, ergonomics, industrial psychology. Structures and health intervention mechanisms and safety: legislation, the CSST, the public network, unions and employers.

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RULE 1-3 CREDITS

Pass the course ANL-2020Intermediate English II. The student who demonstrates that he has acquired this level (TOEIC: 675) during the test administered by the School of Languages can choose an English graduate courses or, if it acquired the Advanced level English II ( TOEIC: 825), a course of another modern language.

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Biomaterials

GML-4150 Surface Engineering(3 credits)

Description

This course aims to enable students to acquire knowledge in the field of surface engineering. Particular attention will be paid to the special features that characterize the surface of materials as opposed to their mass. It is particularly interested in solid-gas and liquid-solid interactions and their interest from the point of view of the engineer. Finally, modification techniques and surfaces characterization are presented.

GML-4151 Medical Materials Description(3 credits)

Science and engineering of materials (metals, polymers, ceramics, glass) for medical applications. Engineering of the cardiovascular system and skeletal system; Structural and functional morphology; anatomy and physiology elements; notions of biocompatibility and hemocompatibility. Biomaterials used to manufacture life support devices for cardiovascular and skeletal systems. Clinical problems and engineering strategies to surface modifications; haemocompatible aspects, tribological and mechanical compliance. Analysis of the main commercial products.

Process Engineering

GML-4201 Industrial Data Statistical Analysis(3 credits)

Description

Data Structures and error. Correlations between the variables in manufacturing and product quality. Regression models for the processes. Statistical tests of hypothesis. Statistical process control, monitoring of operations, reliability. Applications in Materials Engineering and Metallurgy.

GMN-2101 mineralurgical Processes II(3 credits)

Description

Mineral Liberation. Chemistry of surfaces. Magnetic and electrostatic separation. Gravimetric separation. Solid-liquid separations: pulp thickening, filtration and centrifugation. Transport pulps: hydrodynamics, pump selection. Stirring and mixing pulp. Several software used.

GMN-3106 Hydrometallurgy(3 credits)

Description

During the engineering processes applied to hydrometallurgy. The focus is on the following: a) leaching: Chemical leaching models and balance sheets, application performance analysis and design; b) extraction: extraction methods leached metal models and balance sheets, application performance analysis and design.

GMN-4101 Design of mineral processing equipment(3 credits)

Description

Feasibility studies and economic analysis. Crushing and screening (selection, modeling and simulation). Conventional grinding and SAG classification by hydrocyclones (selection, modeling and simulation). Analysis of separation processes. Separation by flotation cells and columns (selection, modeling and simulation). Several software used.

Materials and technological innovations

GCH-3000 Dynamic and process control Description(3 credits)

Terminology and basics. Review of Laplace transforms. Continuous linear systems of the first and second orders in open loop. Linearization. Linear servo systems. Transfer functions of a loop system. Response of a controlled system. Stability. Frequency response method. Construction of servo systems by the frequency response method. Role and use of computers in the industry. Analysis and synthesis of linear systems sampled. Z transforms. Linear servo systems using a digital computer. Different digital algorithms. Practical examples.

GMC-2002 Resistance components of machines and assemblies(3 credits)

Description

Safety factor, flow criteria. Fatigue: Goodman diagram, cumulative damage. Screw: Mechanical screw, self-locking torque-tension. Bolts: mechanics of a bolted joint, resistance. Assemblages: failure modes, analysis efforts. Bearings: Nomenclature, load calculation and duration. Spur Gears: Nomenclature, gear trains (single, global). Welding: mechanical resistance.

GMC-2007 Mechanical Manufacturing Description(3 credits)

Basic principles used by different processing methods. Machines and processes selection problems, choice of tools and operating conditions. Part design elements associated with different processes. Casting and molding to manufacture mechanical parts, working sheet metal, forming by agglomeration of particles, machining, non conventional methods (laser machining, electro), processes for the manufacture of plastic parts, ceramic and composite, grinding and finishing . Process cost analysis methods. Laboratories on different processes. Assembly techniques.

GMC-3001 Engineering Modeling Description(3 credits)

This course aims to put students in the presence of real problems to solve, in the form of complete systems. The main objective is to get students to be able to dissect a complex problem in order to analyze it through a synthesis of theory already seen. An introduction to the methodology of the modeling will be introduced and students will need to integrate these concepts to different concepts covered in previous courses by applying them to real systems to increasing complexity in the following areas: mechanical, hydraulic, thermal, electrical. Analogies can be made between electrical, hydraulic, thermal or mechanical.

GMC-4201 Quality Engineering Description(3 credits)

The course is divided into three parts. Part I: Quality Control Compliance: metrology; dimensional control lengths and angles, geometric control straightness, flatness, roundness, parallelism, squareness, location and others; manual inspection, automated and limit gauges. Part II: statistical control: basic concepts, sampling, batch control and during the process, capacity analysis; implementation and application of statistical techniques tools. Part Three: Quality Assurance: ISO 9000, quality system documentation; implementation and quality improvement. Several standards are presented. Four laboratories complement the practical training.

GML-2250 Properties and choice of materials Description(3 credits)

In this course, the student learns to determine the performance index of the materials according to the requirements of the design. It then selects a material according to performance indices and manufacturing methods using databases and advanced material selection methods. An analysis of selection obtained is performed according to secondary criteria, the length of life, safety, environment and cost. The basics of tribology and material degradation modes are discussed. Various types of commercially available materials such as ceramics, composites, plastics, steels (stainless steels, tool, carbon steel), light alloys and non-ferrous metals, and their properties and their field of use are presented. The methods of improving properties such as heat treatment and surface treatment are introduced to give the student additional tools in his choice of materials.

GML-3250 Composite materials(3 credits)

Description

Theoretical and fundamental aspects of particular structures found in composite materials. Study of polymer matrices composites, metal and ceramic. Manufacturing processes. Evaluation of physical and mechanical characteristics. Areas of use, application examples and new developments.

GPG-1001 Rheology, heat transfer from the polymer processing(3 credits)

Description

This course is essential for understanding the transformation processes in which the material is subjected to different types of flow in the melt. The control of plastics processing processes largely depends on a good grasp of the flow and heat transfer. Flow analysis of molten polymer. Effects of mass, mass distribution and molecular structure. Studies of different flow patterns. Thermal and heat exchange in the transformation processes. Problems of cooling and heating.

Projects

GML-3300 Complementary Project (3 credits)

Description

Project enabling the student to synthesize knowledge acquired in theoretical courses. It consists of a metallurgical engineering staff working under the direction of a professor of the Department. At quarter end, the student must provide a detailed report to present the state of the question, the development of the solution chosen, the results and conclusions.

GMN-3501 co Stage IV (0 credit)

Description

This course involves additional administrative costs. The goal of the fourth course is to enable students to participate very actively, in close collaboration with an engineer to carry out design work and planning as part of an industrial project. The planned duration of the course is 14 weeks.

Other

CHM-1901 Engineering Chemistry(3 credits)

Description

Organic chemistry: nomenclature, hydrocarbons, organic compounds heteroatomic functional groups, reaction mechanisms, natural gas, oil: distillation, hydrocarbons, classification, hydrotreating, catalytic cracking, hydroprocessing, catalytic reforming, octane, cetane and viscosity, alkylation , paraffin isomerization, oxidation. Polymer: monomer, copolymer, polymerization, stepwise reaction, chain reaction, radical polymerization, ionic or polar: anionic, cationic, polar molecular weight and distribution, glass transition temperature, melting macromolecules structure, solution polymers, Statistical chains, thermal, mechanical, optical, electrical, rheological, implementation and polymer processing.

GCH-4011 planning and analysis of experiments(3 credits)

Description

Reminder statistics: random variables, expectation, variance, standard deviation. Normal laws of probability, Student and Fischer. Statistical tests, analysis of variance. And multiple linear regression analysis. Stepwise regression and Ridge regression. Nonlinear regression. Experience of planning one, two and more than two controlled factors. Full and fractional factorial designs at two levels. Factorial designs with more than two levels. Surface answers and optimal designs. Statistical process control (SPC). Practical examples and case studies.

GIN-3110 Environment and product life cycle(3 credits)

Description

Impact studies. Methodological tools for such studies. Includes a review of federal and provincial impact assessment and their regulatory process; the review of available methods, types case studies of recent projects; the identification and management of conflicts of environmental impacts. Notions of environmental auditing. Methods of analysis and evaluation of the product life cycle (design, manufacturing, assembly, distribution, operation, maintenance, recovery, recycling or safe disposal). ISO standard on the environment.

GMC-3009 Engineering Project Management(3 credits)

Description

This course aims to make the student independent in the performance of the management of engineering projects, that is to say starting, planning, programming, control, monitoring and closure of projects. This includes risk management and change.

GMC-3011 Production Systems(3 credits)

Description

Production systems: history, characteristics and methods of analysis. Methods and models of operations research. Duality theory and sensitivity analysis. Transportation problems and assignment. Graph Theory and networks. The design of a production system, analysis of product, process and capacity: methods and economic analysis. The location, design and handling. Operational management: forecasts of demand; inventory management, deterministic and stochastic models; inventory control. Traditional planning methods. Technical scheduling and production control. System reliability. Maintainability and preventive replacement concepts. The human factor and ergonomics.

The student admitted to the entrepreneurial profile has to follow the courses provided therein.

MERGER

BIOMATERIALS 6

GML-4150 Surface Engineering(3 credits)

Description

This course aims to enable students to acquire knowledge in the field of surface engineering. Particular attention will be paid to the special features that characterize the surface of materials as opposed to their mass. It is particularly interested in solid-gas and liquid-solid interactions and their interest from the point of view of the engineer. Finally, modification techniques and surfaces characterization are presented.

GML-4151 Medical materials(3 credits)

Description

Science and engineering of materials (metals, polymers, ceramics, glass) for medical applications. Engineering of the cardiovascular system and skeletal system; Structural and functional morphology; anatomy and physiology elements; notions of biocompatibility and hemocompatibility. Biomaterials used to manufacture life support devices for cardiovascular and skeletal systems. Clinical problems and engineering strategies to surface modifications; haemocompatible aspects, tribological and mechanical compliance. Analysis of the main commercial products.

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GML-3300 Complementary Project(3 credits)

Description

Project enabling the student to synthesize knowledge acquired in theoretical courses. It consists of a metallurgical engineering staff working under the direction of a professor of the Department. At quarter end, the student must provide a detailed report to present the state of the question, the development of the solution chosen, the results and conclusions.

GML-4201 Industrial Data Statistical Analysis(3 credits)

Description

Data Structures and error. Correlations between the variables in manufacturing and product quality. Regression models for the processes. Statistical tests of hypothesis. Statistical process control, monitoring of operations, reliability. Applications in Materials Engineering and Metallurgy.

GMN-2101 mineralurgical Processes II(3 credits)

Description

Mineral Liberation. Chemistry of surfaces. Magnetic and electrostatic separation. Gravimetric separation. Solid-liquid separations: pulp thickening, filtration and centrifugation. Transport pulps: hydrodynamics, pump selection. Stirring and mixing pulp. Several software used.

GMN-3106 Hydrometallurgy(3 credits)

Description

During the engineering processes applied to hydrometallurgy. The focus is on the following: a) leaching: Chemical leaching models and balance sheets, application performance analysis and design; b) extraction: extraction methods leached metal models and balance sheets, application performance analysis and design.

GMN-3501 co Stage IV(0 credit)

Description

This course involves additional administrative costs. The goal of the fourth course is to enable students to participate very actively, in close collaboration with an engineer to carry out design work and planning as part of an industrial project. The planned duration of the course is 14 weeks.

GMN-4101 Design of mineral processing equipment(3 credits)

Description

Feasibility studies and economic analysis. Crushing and screening (selection, modeling and simulation). Conventional grinding and SAG classification by hydrocyclones (selection, modeling and simulation). Analysis of separation processes. Separation by flotation cells and columns (selection, modeling and simulation). Several software used.

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GCH-3000 Dynamic and process control(3 credits)

Description

Terminology and basics. Review of Laplace transforms. Continuous linear systems of the first and second orders in open loop. Linearization. Linear servo systems. Transfer functions of a loop system. Response of a controlled system. Stability. Frequency response method. Construction of servo systems by the frequency response method. Role and use of computers in the industry. Analysis and synthesis of linear systems sampled. Z transforms. Linear servo systems using a digital computer. Different digital algorithms. Practical examples.

GMC-2002 Resistance components of machines and assemblies(3 credits)

Description

Safety factor, flow criteria. Fatigue: Goodman diagram, cumulative damage. Screw: Mechanical screw, self-locking torque-tension. Bolts: mechanics of a bolted joint, resistance. Assemblages: failure modes, analysis efforts. Bearings: Nomenclature, load calculation and duration. Spur Gears: Nomenclature, gear trains (single, global). Welding: mechanical resistance.

GMC-2007 Engineering production(3 credits)

Description

Basic principles used by different processing methods. Machines and processes selection problems, choice of tools and operating conditions. Part design elements associated with different processes. Casting and molding to manufacture mechanical parts, working sheet metal, forming by agglomeration of particles, machining, non conventional methods (laser machining, electro), processes for the manufacture of plastic parts, ceramic and composite, grinding and finishing . Process cost analysis methods. Laboratories on different processes. Assembly techniques.

GMC-3001 Modeling Engineering(3 credits)

Description

This course aims to put students in the presence of real problems to solve, in the form of complete systems. The main objective is to get students to be able to dissect a complex problem in order to analyze it through a synthesis of theory already seen. An introduction to the methodology of the modeling will be introduced and students will need to integrate these concepts to different concepts covered in previous courses by applying them to real systems to increasing complexity in the following areas: mechanical, hydraulic, thermal, electrical. Analogies can be made between electrical, hydraulic, thermal or mechanical.

GMC-4201 Quality Engineering(3 credits)

Description

This course aims to put students in the presence of real problems to solve, in the form of complete systems. The main objective is to get students to be able to dissect a complex problem in order to analyze it through a synthesis of theory already seen. An introduction to the methodology of the modeling will be introduced and students will need to integrate these concepts to different concepts covered in previous courses by applying them to real systems to increasing complexity in the following areas: mechanical, hydraulic, thermal, electrical. Analogies can be made between electrical, hydraulic, thermal or mechanical.

GML-2250 Properties and choice of materials(3 credits)

Description

In this course, the student learns to determine the performance index of the materials according to the requirements of the design. It then selects a material according to performance indices and manufacturing methods using databases and advanced material selection methods. An analysis of selection obtained is performed according to secondary criteria, the length of life, safety, environment and cost. The basics of tribology and material degradation modes are discussed. Various types of commercially available materials such as ceramics, composites, plastics, steels (stainless steels, tool, carbon steel), light alloys and non-ferrous metals, and their properties and their field of use are presented. The methods of improving properties such as heat treatment and surface treatment are introduced to give the student additional tools in his choice of materials.

GML-3250 Composite materials(3 credits)

Description

Theoretical and fundamental aspects of particular structures found in composite materials. Study of polymer matrices composites, metal and ceramic. Manufacturing processes. Evaluation of physical and mechanical characteristics. Areas of use, application examples and new developments.

GML-3300 Complementary Project(3 credits)

Description

Project enabling the student to synthesize knowledge acquired in theoretical courses. It consists of a metallurgical engineering staff working under the direction of a professor of the Department. At quarter end, the student must provide a detailed report to present the state of the question, the development of the solution chosen, the results and conclusions.

GMN-3501 co Stage IV(0 credit)

Description

This course involves additional administrative costs. The goal of the fourth course is to enable students to participate very actively, in close collaboration with an engineer to carry out design work and planning as part of an industrial project. The planned duration of the course is 14 weeks.

GPG-1001 Rheology, heat transfer from the polymer processing(3 credits)

Description

This course is essential for understanding the transformation processes in which the material is subjected to different types of flow in the melt. The control of plastics processing processes largely depends on a good grasp of the flow and heat transfer. Flow analysis of molten polymer. Effects of mass, mass distribution and molecular structure. Studies of different flow patterns. Thermal and heat exchange in the transformation processes. Problems of cooling and heating.

PROFILES OF STUDY

ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE 12

ENT-1000 Know undertake: the passion to create and act(3 credits)

Description

This introductory course in entrepreneurship is for any student in the first cycle. It aims to develop a sense of initiative and entrepreneurship in students, to help them discover and exploit its full entrepreneurial potential. The knowledge imparted to students relate to both the entrepreneur and the creative process by which he leads his project to fruition, be it a social project, commercial, cooperative, artistic or otherwise. Concrete examples are given to illustrate the passion of entrepreneurs, their need to create and innovate and action orientation. Available in class or distance, the course plays a key role in the development of entrepreneurial skills. The course includes the realization of an entrepreneurial sketch to sensitize the students to the realities of an entrepreneurial project and develop a more just vision of the challenges to be considered. The sketch is not a comprehensive business plan, the progress of the course remains primarily the discovery and development of the entrepreneurial potential of the student and not the creation of a company.

ENT-3000 Entrepreneurial Portfolio I(3 credits)

Description

The student must be admitted to the entrepreneurial profile, Certificate in Entrepreneurship and SME management or firmware developing entrepreneurial skills and detain or above average 2.67 calculated on 24 credits or more in a program to register in this activity. The entrepreneurial portfolio allows students to develop a project related to their field of study, to establish a network of contacts and thus improve their entrepreneurial skills. Personalized support is provided by frequent meetings with a counselor Entrepreneurship Laval throughout the project development period. Coaching facilitates the process by allowing the student to validate and deepen their project idea, to focus its efforts and develop its action plan.

ENT-3010 Entrepreneurial Portfolio II(3 credits)

Description

The student must be admitted to the entrepreneurial profile, Certificate in Entrepreneurship and SME management or firmware developing entrepreneurial skills and detain or above average 2.67 calculated on 24 credits or more in a program to register in this activity. The entrepreneurial portfolio allows students to develop a project related to their field of study, to establish a network of contacts and thus improve their entrepreneurial skills. Personalized support is provided by frequent meetings with a counselor Entrepreneurship Laval throughout the project development period. Coaching facilitates the process by allowing the student to validate and deepen their project idea, to focus its efforts and develop its action plan.

MNG-4023 Technological innovation: from the idea to market(3 credits)

Description

This course aims to acquire a distinctive competence management of technology companies. It allows the student to become familiar with the peculiarities of the process of creation and development of such enterprises.

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