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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Learning outcomes

A basic knowledge of non-metallic materials as versatile construction materials for various purposes. Also the production methods for non-metallic materials will be presented.

Course contents

Non-metals as construction materials Use of non-metal material The most common methods to produce non-metallic materials

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Recommended or required reading

Askeland, D.R: The Science and Engineering of Materials, Chapman&Hall 1993 6Hall Mattsson, E.: Basic Corrosion Technology for Scientists and Engineers, Ellis HorWood 1998 Föreläsningsanteckningar

Study activities

  • Lectures - 90 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 5 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 15 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 15 hours
  • Project work and productions - 10 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 10 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 125 hours

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Holmberg Mariann


Mariann Holmberg

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