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Material Technology

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to:
• explain the connection between the structure and characteristics of materials.
• define requirements for the selection of materials and make their choice based on these requirements.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Inner construction of metallic materials and plastic materials
• Fundamental principles of the process of alloying as well as the description using phase diagrams
• Characteristics of iron and iron alloys as well as of a selection of non-ferrous metals
• Characteristics, key values and application areas of important steel groups, non-ferrous metals and plastic materials
• Procedures of static and dynamic material testing

recommended or required reading

• Dobler, et al. (2007): Fachkunde Metall, 55. Aufl., Europa Lehrmittelverlag Haan
• Bargel, Schulze (2013): Werkstoffkunde, 11. Aufl., Springer Vieweg Verlag Wiesbaden
• Läpple, Drube, Wittke, Kammer (2007): Werkstofftechnik Maschinenbau, 1. Aufl., EUROPA Lehrmittelverlag Haan
• Kalpakjian, Schmid, Werner (2011): Werkstofftechnik: Herstellung Verarbeitung Fertigung, 5. Aufl., Pearson Studium Verlag

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods


semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

First year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable