Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Optional for: I3. Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Christer Persson,, Materialteknik. Assessment: Written examination. Home page:

The objective of the course is to demonstrate the relationship between material, properties and manufacturing, and how this influences design and use of products of different materials.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Basics of materials science. Atoms as buildings blocks, plastic deformation, diffusion, state diagrams, phase changes, corrosion, fatigue, fractures and visco-elasticity applied to types of steels, aluminium alloys, ceramics, plastics and composite materials.

Callister, Jr., William D., Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering – An Integrated Approach, Second Edition, John Wiley, USA (2005). ISBN 0-471-47014-7.