Checking date: 20/06/2022


Course: 2022/2023

Materials selection for transport and aerospace industries
(18350)
Study: Bachelor in Engineering Physics (363)


Coordinating teacher: VELASCO LOPEZ, FRANCISCO JAVIER

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

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
Semester:




Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. MATERIALS SELECTION 1.1. Introduction 1.2. Process of design and materials selection 1.3. Methods of materials selection. 1.4. Design and selection for mechanical properties 1.5. Design and selection for functional properties 1.6. Environmental aspects of materials selection 1.7. Methods of manufacturing process selection 1.8. Rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing 2. MATERIALS FOR DIFFERENT INDUSTRIES 2.1. Automotive industry 2.2. High-technology processes for automotive industry 2.3. Aeronautics industry 2.4. Aerospace industry 3. MATERIALS WITH TECHNOLOGICAL INTEREST AND THEIR APPLICATIONS. 3.1. Metallic foams 3.2. Intermetallics 3.3. Carbon-based materials 3.4. Nanomaterials 3.5. Phase change materials
Learning activities and methodology
AF1. THEORETICAL-PRACTICAL CLASSES. Knowledge and concepts students mustacquire. Receive course notes and will have basic reference texts.Students partake in exercises to resolve practical problems AF2. TUTORING SESSIONS. Individualized attendance (individual tutoring) or in-group (group tutoring) for students with a teacher.Subjects with 6 credits have 4 hours of tutoring/ 100% on- site attendance. AF3. STUDENT INDIVIDUAL WORK OR GROUP WORK.Subjects with 6 credits have 98 hours/0% on-site. AF8. WORKSHOPS AND LABORATORY SESSIONS. Subjects with 3 credits have 4 hours with 100% on-site instruction. Subjects with 6 credits have 8 hours/100% on-site instruction. AF9. FINAL EXAM. Global assessment of knowledge, skills and capacities acquired throughout the course. It entails 4 hours/100% on-site AF8. WORKSHOPS AND LABORATORY SESSIONS. Subjects with 3 credits have 4 hours with 100% on-site instruction. Subjects with 6 credits have 8 hours/100% on-site instruction. MD1. THEORY CLASS. Classroom presentations by the teacher with IT and audiovisual support in which the subject`s main concepts are developed, while providing material and bibliography to complement student learning MD2. PRACTICAL CLASS. Resolution of practical cases and problem, posed by the teacher, and carried out individually or in a group MD3. TUTORING SESSIONS. Individualized attendance (individual tutoring sessions) or in-group (group tutoring sessions) for students with teacher as tutor. Subjects with 6 credits have 4 hours of tutoring/100% on-site. MD6. LABORATORY PRACTICAL SESSIONS. Applied/experimental learning/teaching in workshops and laboratories under the tutor's supervision.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

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