The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)

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

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, FTIR, DSC and chromatography.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Laboratory Safety for Engineers or Introduction to
University Studies (2017-18 or earlier)

Recommended or required reading

Material provided in itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 21 hours
  • Practical exercises - 8 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 17 hours
  • Individual studies - 86 hours
  • Seminars - 3 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-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Online exam, lab reports, group project

Teacher

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Examiner

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Group size

No limit (17 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2021-10-11 to 2021-11-07

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
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-10-26 09:00 - 12:00 D4109 Material Analysis Lectures Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-10-28 09:00 - 12:00 B327 Material Analysis Lectures Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-11-02 09:00 - 12:00 B327 Material Analysis Lectures Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-11-04 09:00 - 12:00 B327 Material Analysis Lectures Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-11-09 09:00 - 12:00 B320 Material Analysis Lectures Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-11-11 09:00 - 12:00 B327 Material Analysis Lectures Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-11-16 09:00 - 12:00 B327 Material Analysis Lectures Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-11-18 09:00 - 12:00 B328 Material Analysis Lectures Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-11-23 09:00 - 12:00 D3100 Material Analysis Lectures Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-11-25 09:00 - 12:00 Material Analysis Excursion to the University of Helsinki. Come a little before 9:00 to Physicum (https://goo.gl/maps/ic1aGa5PHqfzJPp76). Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-11-30 09:00 - 15:00 D3100 Material Analysis Lab exercises Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-12-02 09:00 - 15:00 D3100 Material Analysis Lab exercises Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-12-07 09:00 - 15:00 D3100 Material Analysis Lab exercises Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-12-09 09:00 - 15:00 D3100 Material Analysis Lab exercises Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-12-14 09:00 - 12:00 D3100 Material Analysis Failure analysis group project Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2021-12-16 09:00 - 12:00 B327 Material Analysis Failure analysis group project presentations Makkonen-Craig Stewart

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