Credits: 5

Schedule: 13.09.2017 - 03.12.2017

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Autumn (I-II)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course the student:

- knows principles of optical and electron microscopy, and failure analysis

- is able to prepare metallographic samples, do hardness measurements, and analyse microstructures using optical microscope

- is able to produce, analyse and report own results

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Assignments on heat treatments, metallographic characterization, and failure analysis of metal alloys.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Evaluation is based on the assignments.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, laboratory work, independent work, total 135 h.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

To be announced on the course.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

MEC-E6001 Engineering metals and alloys, or equivalent knowledge.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):