Checking date: 01/04/2022


Course: 2022/2023

Materials science and engineering
(18304)
Study: Dual Bachelor in Engineering Physics and Industrial Technologies Engineering (370)


Coordinating teacher: MARTINEZ CISNEROS, CYNTHIA SUSANA

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

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
Semester:




Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Chemistry
Objectives
Upon the successful completion of this subject, students will have acquired the following skills: 1. Knowledge, understanding and correlation skills regarding the fundamentals of science, technology and chemistry of materials. 2. Ability to apply the knowledge acquired to identify, formulate and solve problems of science, technology and chemistry of materials. 3. Ability to design and carry out experiments to solve problems of science, technology and chemistry of materials, interpret data and draw conclusions. 5. Ability to select and use appropriate equipment, tools and methods to solve problems of science, technology and chemistry of materials. 7. Ability to combine theory and practice to solve problems of materials science, technology and chemistry of materials. 8. Understanding methods and techniques applicable to science, technology and chemistry of materials and their limitations. 9. Acquisition of technical and laboratory skills in materials science, technology and chemistry of materials.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Topic 0: Presentation of the course Topic 1: Bonding in solids Topic 2: Structure of materials Topic 3: Defects in crystalline structures Topic 4: Diffusion in solids. Mass transport Topic 5: Mechanical properties Topic 6: Phase diagrams Topic 7: Metallic materials Topic 8: Ceramic materials Topic 9: Polymer materials Topic 10: Composite materials Topic 11: Magnetic and electrical properties Topic 12: Selection of materials LABORATORY PRACTICES 1. Crystalline structures 2. Cold working of metals 3. Thermal treatments of steels 4. Determination of polymers
Learning activities and methodology
Master classes, reduced-group classes, individual tutorship and personal work of the student; focused on acquiring theoretical knowledge. Laboratory sessions, classes focused on solving problems, individual tutorships and personal work of the student; oriented to the acquisition of practical skills related to the program of the subject.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • M.F. Ashby. Engineering materials.. Elsevier. 2006
  • S. Kalpakjian. Manufacturing engineering and technology.. Pearson Education. 2014
  • W.D. Callister, Jr.. Materials Science and Engineering: an introduction.. Ed. John Wiley & Sons. 2003
  • W.F. Smith. Foundations of materials science and engineering.. McGraw-Hill Higher Education. 2010

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