Checking date: 22/06/2023

Course: 2024/2025

Materials Science
Bachelor in Sciences (Plan: 453 - Estudio: 368)

Coordinating teacher: ALVAREDO OLMOS, PAULA

Department assigned to the subject: Materials Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
General Chemistry Organic Chemistry
Skills and learning outcomes
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Description of contents: programme
Study of different materials: metallic, ceramic, polymers and composites. Manufacturing and treating techniques of materials. Structure of materials. Mechanical testing of materials. Conductor, semiconductor, isolating materials: application in electric technology. Materials performance. Selection criteria.
Learning activities and methodology
Masterly classes, classes to solve doubts in reduced groups, student presentations, individual tutorship and personal work of the student; oriented to acquire theoretical knowledge (3 ECTS credits). Laboratory classes, classes for solving problems in reduced groups; individual tutorship and personal work of the student; oriented to acquire practical knowledge related to subject program (3 ECTS credits).
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • ASHBY MF, JONES DRH. Materiales para Ingeniería 1 y 2. . Reverté. 2008
  • ASKELAND DR. Ciencia e Ingeniería de los Materiales. International Thomson. 4ª Edición, 2001
  • CALLISTER WD. Ciencia e Ingeniería de los Materiales. Reverté. 3ª Edición, Barcelona, 1995
  • MANGONON PL. Ciencia de Materiales. Selección y Diseño. Prentice Hall. 2001
  • SMITH WF.. Fundamentos de la Ciencia e Ingeniería de Materiales. McGraw-Hill, 3ª Edición, Madrid. 2003

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.