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: 11.09.2024 - 16.10.2024

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: Examination. Seminar work might be as alternative if properly justified - to be agree with the teacher in advance.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    5 cr = 135 h 

    Lectures 12 h

    Independent work 120 h

    Exam 3 h


Study Material
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Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language: English

    Teaching Period: 2024-2025 Autumn I
    2025-2026 Autumn I