Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


General understanding of powder metallurgy methods (PM). Learning of different manufacturing methods of powders. Basics of compaction and sintering process, technilogy and equipment. PM post-rpcessing methods and applications. Selected cases (hard metals, coatings, porous materials, bearings) and special methods (like injection moulding). PM economics and sustainability.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 11.09.2023 - 18.10.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Michael Gasik

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Various metallic, ceramic, carbide powders and materials processing, characterization, pressing and sintering. Manufacturing of composites and their applications.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures (12h). Assessment Methods: Seminar work, examination.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    5 cr = 135 h 

    Lectures 12 h

    Independent work 120 h

    Exam 3 h


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I
    2023-2024 Autumn I

    A course implementation may be cancelled if the number of students enrolled to the course implementation does not meet the required minimum of five students. In the case of cancelled course implementations, the students enrolled to them must be provided with an alternative way of completing the course or be advised to take some other applicable course.