Materials Science and Engineering
2011-2012 - TEK2011 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

Students will acquire basic knowledge in:
- The relationship between structure, processing and properties in engineering materials
- Materials selection in design


- Atomic structure, arrangement, and movement
- Controlling the microstructure and mechanical properties of materials
- Engineering materials (Steel, Aluminum, Ceramics, Polymers and Composite s)
- Processing examples
- Materials selection in design

Teaching Methods

Group works
Laboratory work
Project work

Teaching Methods (additional text)

Lectures (Campus students)
Online Learning
Group works
Oral presentation (Campus students)

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 3 hours
Evaluation of Project(s)

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Written exam, 3 hours (counts 60 %)
Assessment of one project (counts 40 %)
Each of the parts must be passed separately.

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Internal examiner.

Re-sit examination

Ordinary re-sit for the written exam.
Project must be taken again at the next regular implementation.

Examination support

- Calculator
- Technical Tables

Coursework Requirements

Oral presentation of scheduled exercises and projects.

Teaching Materials

Syllabus provided when the course starts.

Subject material found on the website: 

Current support:
- Metalliske materialer; A. Almar Næss; ISBN 82-519-1786-7
- Materiallære; Ørnulf Grøndalen; ISBN 9788276746211
- Essentials of Materials Science and Engineering; Donald R. Askeland and Pradeep P. Phule; ISBN 0-499-24442-2
- The Science and Engineering of Materials; Donald R. Askeland and Pradeep P. Phule; ISBN 0-534-25309-1
- Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering, An Integrated Approach; William D. Callister Jr.; ISBN 978-0-471-47014-4
- Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction; William D. Callister, Jr.; ISBN 978-0-471-73696-7

Replacement course for

MAS1131 - Materials Science