Course code TBM200

TBM200 Materials Science and Engineering

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Course responsible: Kristian Berland
Teachers: Øyvind Emil Hansen, Henrik Folke Holmberg, Gunnar Torp
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
60, (additional students is acceptable if the lab is previously approved). 
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2005-2006
Preferential right:


1.            students who have the course as mandatory in their study plan

2.            students on the following study programmes: M-BA, M-IØ og M-MPP

3.            students with most ECTS credits

It there is not enough slots in group one the students will be ranked by their ECTS credits.

Students who are joining the course for the first time have priority on the lab.

Course contents:
The course contains 4 hours of lectures and theoretical exercises, plus 2 hours of laboratory exercises per week. Key content of the course is atomic binding, crystals, phase-diagrams, reaction-speed, microstructure of materials, metallography, deformation and failure, thermomechanical treatment of materials, metals, polymers, composites and wood. Furthermore, gluing, welding and other methods are discussed, as well as the most common corrosive processes for materials and metals.
Learning outcome:
The properties of materials are dependent on chemical composition and structural patterns. The main goal of the course is to give the students basic knowledge to see this in context, and be able to investigate further into literature about the structure of specific materals, properties, strength and utilisation. Furthermore, the students will have gained knowledge about standardised test methods for materials and key properties for calculation of strength/durability.
Learning activities:
Central chapters in the literature covering materials and materials technology are lectured based on the text book. The students will solve theoretical exercises based on the the lectures. and participate in a number of laboratory exercises. The laboratory exercises focus on procedures for measuring key properties of materials and analyzing results,  which includes studies of material microstructure. Granta Ces Edupack program will be available for material selection and learning material properties.
Teaching support:
The lecturer will be available for question regarding on fixed weekly in office hours  and can also be reached via Canvas. 

Callister's Materials Science and Engineering

William D. Callister, Jr. and Rethwisch, David G.,

ISBN 9781119453918​

(Global edition, based on the tenth edition)

Recommended prerequisites:
FYS110 - Statics, TBM120 - Mechanics of Materials and Structural Engineering Basics, KJM100 - Gemeral Chemistry (Basic course in chemistry),  MATH100 or MATH111  (basic calculus  and trigonometry)
Mandatory activity:
Approved laboratory exercises.
Written examination, 3 hours counts 75%and one written test counts 25%.
Nominal workload:
Lectures and self study: ca. 150 hours. Exercises with homework: ca. 50 hours. Laboratory exercises with homework: ca. 100 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:
Lectures and exercises: 50 hours, 4 hours per week. Laboratory exercises: 22 hours, 2 hours per week.
The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner reviews the internal examiner's examination results by correcting a random sample of candidate¿s exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: B1 Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / F