A general course of introductory materials science and engineering.
On successful completion of the course, the student should be able to
master the expected responses of structural materials as they undergo elastic and permanent deformations
evaluate and choose the optimum materials for mechatronic products.
Plastic deformation. Materials testing. Plastic forming of metals. The properties of engineering alloys.
Teaching methods and workload
Teaching methods and workload Lectures, tutorials, laboratory exercises. Estimated work load for the average student is 27 hours per credit.
Approved theoretical and laboratory exercises. Information will be given in Canvas at the start of the course.
Assessment methods and criteria
5-hour individual written examination. Graded assessment.
Course evaluation is carried out as a midterm evaluation in accordance with standard procedure in the quality assurance system, chapter 2.1.1., unless other information is given in the beginning of the semester.
Level of course
2nd cycle (master).
Year of study
First year of master's programme.
Name of lecturer
Contact: Programme coordinator Kjell Gunnar Robbersmyr.