Material science

Course contents
  • - Structure of metallic and ceramic materials as well as glasses
    - Phase diagrams
    - Diffusion
    - Plasticity
    - Solidification
    - Mechanical properties
    - Material testing
    - Material failure
    - Criteria for material selection
    - Methodology of material selection
    - Properties of relevant ferrous, non-ferrous and ceramic materials
    - Properties of polymers: crystallinity, tacticity, thermal, mechanical and thermodynamic properties
    - Rubber elasticity
    - Comparison of conventional polymers (PP, PVC) with biopolymers and degradable plastic materials (PGA, PLA, PCL, etc.)