Materials Science
2011-2012 - TEK2091 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

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

Topic(s)

- Atomic structure, arrangement, and movement
- Controlling the microstructure and mechanical properties of materials
- Design materials (Steel, Light metals, Ceramics, Polymers, wood and Composites)
- Processing and surface treatment examples
- Materials selection in design

Teaching Methods

Lectures
Group works
Laboratory work
Exercises
Project work
Tutoring

Teaching Methods (additional text)

Lectures
Group works
Laboratory
Exercises
Guidance
Oral presentation 

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: http://materialteknologi.hig.no/materiallaere.htm

Current support:
- Materiallære; Ørnulf Grøndalen; ISBN 9788276746211
- Essentials of Materials Science and Engineering; Donald R. Askeland and Pradeep P. Phule; ISBN 0-499-24442-2
- Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering, An Integrated Approach; William D. Callister Jr.; ISBN 978-0-471-47014-4

Replacement course for

MAS1131 - Materials Science