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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Learning outcomes

Is to give the information of how a metal is built and how it is working. How the inner structure will influence on the behaving of the metal.
The students will get practical attainments in choosing a suitable metal for konstructions.

Course contents

according to Callister's book

Prerequisites and co-requisites

basic courses in mathematics and physics

Recommended or required reading

  1. Lecture notes
  2. William D Callister: Materials Science and Engineering: An introduction
    Chapters 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 (presentation),18 and 21

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 0 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 20 hours
  • Project work and productions - 32 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 132 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 72 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 60 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions
  • Essays


Paronen Mikael


Paronen Mikael

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2008-05-15

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Essays

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