327-0103-00L  Introduction to Materials Science

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersM. Niederberger, L. Heyderman, N. Spencer, P. Uggowitzer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


327-0103-00 GEinführung in die Materialwissenschaft3 hrs
Tue09:45-12:30HCI J 6 »
M. Niederberger, L. Heyderman, N. Spencer, P. Uggowitzer

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AbstractFundamental knowledge and understanding of the atomistic and macroscopic concepts of material science.
ObjectiveBasic concepts in materials science.
Atomic structure
Atomic bonds
Crystalline structure, perfection - imperfection
Thermodynamics and phase diagrams
Mechanical properties
Electric, magnetic and optical properties of materials
Materials ageing and failure
LiteratureJames F. Shackelford
Introduction to Materials Science for Engineers
5th Ed., Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2000

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Degree Programme in Materials Science 2017; Version 28.01.2020 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Programme in Materials Science 2012; Version 01.08.2016 (Examination Block C)
Bachelor's Programme in Materials Science 2015; Version 22.08.2017 (Examination Block C)
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersP. Uggowitzer, L. Heyderman, M. Niederberger, N. Spencer
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 90 minutes
Written aidskeine
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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