|definition||This group covers materials engineering.
• ceramics science, technologies and engineering;
• polymer and textiles engineering;
• composite and hybrid materials;
• physical metallurgy and alloy materials;
• functional materials; and
• semiconductor materials science and technologies.
|scope note||a) Materials physics is included in Group 5104 Condensed matter physics.
b) Materials chemistry, including the theory and design of materials, is included in Group 3403 Macromolecular and materials chemistry.
c) Engineering of materials for automotive applications is included in Group 4002 Automotive engineering.
d) Biomaterials are included in Group 4003 Biomedical engineering.
e) Powder and particle technology is included in Group 4004 Chemical engineering.
f) Construction materials are included in Group 4005 Civil engineering.
g) Extractive metallurgy is included in Group 4019 Resource engineering and extractive metallurgy.
h) Nanomaterials, molecular and organic electronics, and nanotechnology are included in Group 4018 Nanotechnology.
i) Electro-optical, photonic and photovoltaic devices are included in Group 4009 Electronics, sensors and digital hardware.
|in scheme||1297.0 ANZSRC - Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification, 2020: Fields of Research (FoR) original|