The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to teach the modern methods of analysing and identifying materials, in order to successfully apply the taught techniques to solve realistic engineering problems.

Learning outcomes

(SEE NOTE BELOW ABOUT 2019-20 COURSE) At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand modern analytical methods used and choose an appropriate testing method for the analysis and identification of different materials.

Course contents

Lectures and theoretical exercises on selecting analytical methods, spectroscopic methods, thermal methods, chromatographic methoods, microscopic methods and failure analysis. Laboratory exercises on optical microscopy, UV- Vis and DSC. Excursion to analytical facility.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Polymer Chemistry Laboratory safety for engineers or Introduction to University Studies (2017-18 or earlier)

Additional information

NOTE FOR 2019-20 This course does not appear on the study plan for PM1-4 in 2019-20. Lectures will not be provided, but the exam and labs will be available to PM4 students. If you are a PM1-3 student, then you should take this course in your fourth year of studies.

Recommended or required reading

Material provided in itslearning

Study activities

  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 125 hours

Workload

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

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

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

Assessment requirements

40% online exam 40% lab reports 20% group project on failure analysis

Teacher

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Examiner

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (14 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-12-19

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-11-01 12:15 - 13:00 D4109 Material Analysis Course info session Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2019-11-25 09:00 - 11:30 D3100 Material Analysis Lab exercises - register in itslearning Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2019-11-25 11:30 - 14:00 D3100 Material Analysis Lab exercises - register in itslearning Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2019-11-27 09:00 - 11:30 D3100 Material Analysis Lab exercises - register in itslearning Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2019-11-29 12:30 - 15:00 D3100 Material Analysis Lab exercises - register in itslearning Makkonen-Craig Stewart

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