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. 

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. 

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: 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