Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: M2, MD2. Optional for: F4. Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Srinivasan Iyengar,, Materialteknik. Assessment: Written examination, obligatory laboratory experiments. Home page:

The aim of the course is to introduce the student to the basic concepts of Materials Science and their application to get desired properties in different materials.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

demonstrate the ability to:

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.

William D. Callister, Jr & David G. Rethwisch:
Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering – An Integrated Approach, Third Edition, International Student Version, John Wiley (2008). ISBN 978-0470-23463-1.