MMM201 Material Science

Code MMM201
Name Material Science
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Academic staff Jānis Ozoliņš, Gatis Muižnieks, Guntis Strautmanis, Valentīna Strautmane
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Structure and properties of materials used in engineering and machine building. Forming and transformation of structure. Diagram of condition. Mechanical and technological properties of materials. Theory and technology of thermo treatment. Construction and instrument materials, non-ferrous metals, polymers and composites. Brand and principles of its choice..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
1 Ensure that the engineering curriculum is implementated. 2. Give possibility to learn the material structure and properties of patterns, material research and make rational choices. 3. Ensure that the learning outcomes and the necessary skills and competence are acquired.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
1. Knowledge that helps the student formulate the material structure, properties and their types, 2. Explain the types of building materials and technologies, 3. Identify material and its processing types. - Laboratory work. Tests. Exam.
4. Understanding that allows to make rational choice of material and determine its thermal processing technology; 5. Check the mechanical properties of components; - Laboratory work. Tests. Exam.
6.Compare processing techniques, and results, to determine the causes of errors. - Laboratory work. Test. Exam.
Course prerequisites DIM103 Mathematics (basic course)

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