Materials Science and Engineering
Faculteit  Science and Engineering 
Jaar  2019/20 
Vakcode  NAMATK09 
Vaknaam  Materials Science and Engineering 
Niveau(s)  bachelor 
Voertaal  Engels 
Periode  semester I a 
ECTS  5 
Rooster  rooster.rug.nl 
Uitgebreide vaknaam  Materials Science and Engineering  
Leerdoelen  After the course students are able to: 1. Describe (1) interatomic bonding in materials, (2) how with the help of the periodic table the bonding type can be predicted and (3) how bonding affects in general material properties. 2. Describe and analyze in detail structures and properties of engineering materials (i.e. metals, ceramics and polymers) with an emphasis on the mutual relationship between properties and structures on various length scales. 3. Describe mechanical deformation and perform basic calculations of mechanical loading of materials (using linear elasticity and isotropic elastic constants) both analytically but also numerically employing Finite Element Analysis software. 4. Read and analyze binary phase diagrams, being able to compute phase fractions with the lever rule and predict materials microstructures based on phase diagrams. Students are able to describe link between phase diagrams and phase transformations including basic heat treatment processes in steel and precipitation hardenable alloys. 

Omschrijving  In the lectures mainly materials of everyday life, such as metals, ceramics and polymers are treated with an emphasis on mechanical and electrical properties. The red line throughout the lectures is the 'triangular relationship' between structures, properties and processing of materials, e.g. from the process applied the structure on various length scales from atomic to macroscopic scale can be tailored and from the structure the properties can be predicted. Knowledge and understanding of these relationships are important when designing with materials. In addition students will obtain basic skills (1) applying a method for optimum materials selection in product design (Cambridge Engineering Selector) and (2) performing finite element calculations (using linear elasticity theory) to analyze local stresses and strains present in materials with various geometries subjected to mechanical loading.  
Uren per week  
Onderwijsvorm 
Hoorcollege (LC), Practisch werk (PRC), Werkcollege (T)
(Total hours of lectures: 24 hours, tutorials: 12 hours, practical: 9 hours, self study (incl. preparation for tutorials): 95 hours.) 

Toetsvorm 
Practisch werk (PR), Schriftelijk tentamen (WE)
(Written exam with open questions: 100 % of final grade, see remarks for more information.) 

Vaksoort  bachelor  
Coördinator  prof. dr. ir. B.J. Kooi  
Docent(en)  prof. dr. ir. B.J. Kooi ,prof. dr. A. Vakis  
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Entreevoorwaarden  Basic chemistry, physics and mathematics on highschool level (e.g. VWO after 4th year) is required.  
Opmerkingen  WE 100 % Written exam with open questions. Mark = 1 + 9*(Points scored by the student)/(Max. number of points that can be scored). PRC A mark is not given, but during the lab work it is checked if students are working actively on the assignments and that proper results are obtained.When the results are adequate, students get a pass. Pass mark if fully based on a score equal and higher than 5.5 on the written exam. In order to pass the students also have to finalize 3 practicals (just a check box, but not a mark for practicals). 

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