Professional studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give the competence to choose the best material for each application and to be aware of the limitations associated to each material and further to give a theoretical base for different materials.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to decide which material is the most appropriate in different applications and environments, and is further aware of the limitations associated to different materials.

Course contents

-Classification of different materials
-Characteristic properties in different materials
-Corrosion and corrosion protection
-Liquids and solutions in heattransfersystems
-Materials för different applications

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Additional information

No additional information

Recommended or required reading

D.R. Askeland, P.P.Phulé:
The Science and Engineering of Materials
ISBN: 0-495-24442-2

Study activities

  • Lectures - 50 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 30 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 35 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Passed examination


Holmberg Mariann


Holmberg Mariann

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • 2016-03-31 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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