Material Sciences VZ

Course contents
  • - Corrosion: electrochemical, chemical corrosion
    - General erosion, galvanic corrosion, crevice corrosion, pitting corrosion, intergranular corrosion, selective dissolution of elements, erosion corrosion, stress corrosion cracking
    - Corrosion protection methods, corrosion resistant materials, design measures
    - Types of plastics, property-determining structural parameters, amorphous, crystalline, semi-crystalline plastics
    - Mechanical, thermal, electrical and optical properties of plastics
    - Properties of fiberglass, carbon fiber, aramid-fiber composites, matrix materials
    - Ceramic materials: classification, properties, production processes, ceramic components
    - Fundamentals, properties, typical uses of nano materials and smart materials, electro-rheological and magnetostrictive materials, shape-memory alloys
    - Basic principles of material selection, criteria, computer-aided material selection methods