The course is included in these curricula and study modules
Im 2005 - 2006 - Process management
Type of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
To give students an understanding of the structure of materials and their role in manufacturing processes. The information covered here is meant to be a building block on the knowledge gained by the students in manufacturing processes and to be a building block on the knowledge gained by the students in manufacturing processes and chemistry and will further develop their understanding of the properties, processing characteristics and capabilities of modern engineering materials, such as ceramics,polymers and composites.
1) To relate the atomic structure of materials to their mechanical properties.
2) To explain the effect of impurities on the mechanical properties of materials.
3) To design the manufacturing processes for the production of engineering products.
4) To choose an appropriate material for products for each application.
- Chemical bonds
- Ceramic materials
- Polymer materials
- Composite materials
- Introduction to Ferrous alloys, Cast iron and Nonferrous alloys
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended or required reading
The Science and Engineering of Materials.
- Lectures - 50 hours
- Exercise based learning - 15 hours
- Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 30 hours
- Individual studies - 40 hours
- Total workload of the course: 135 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 40 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 95 hours
Mode of Delivery
Participation in tuition
- Reports and productions
Course completion date
Date for course completion will be announced later
Assignments valid until
Until further notice
- Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
- 2006-12-14 - Reports and productions