Materials Science
2012-2013 - TEK2091 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

KnowledgeThe student should: - Have broad knowledgeabout basic materials science, especially about metals and in general forother   design materials. - Have knowledge abouthow to choose the right materialsin design. - Have knowledge abouthow to update their knowledgein the field. - Have general knowledgeof the subject's history. SkillsThe student should: - be able to reflecton their own professional practice and adjust this undersupervision. - be able to locate,assess and refer toinformation and subject matter thatcan be used in the problem. General knowledgeThe student should: - carry out variousproblems in the subject as a participant in agroup. - propose andexchange views and experiences of an issue for aproject within the course themes,   and in a group implement the project throughout the semester with guidance. - be able to communicate subject matter and the project results orally and in writing. - know the basic methodsof thinking and innovation. 


- 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

Group works
Laboratory work
Project work

Teaching Methods (additional text)

Group works
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. 

The student must have participated in3CC (3-hour CreativityCourses), teaching and group exercises.

Teaching Materials

Syllabus provided when the course starts.

Subject material found on the website:

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