Material Sciences BB

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