327-0103-00L  Introduction to Materials Science

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

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