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Materials Engineering of Metals and Plastics

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Materials Engineering of Metals and Plastics
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: WiMb19NT109
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:

[updated 22.05.2023]
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
The total student study time for this course is 150 hours.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Christoph Gaukler
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Christoph Gaukler

[updated 19.07.2021]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with the way alloying elements work in Fe, Al, Ti, Cu and Ni and will be able to draw conclusions about the processing and service properties of low-alloy and high-alloy steels as well as Al, Ti, Cu and Ni alloys on the basis of the chemical composition. In addition, they will understand the alloy concepts of the steels commonly used in mechanical engineering as well as of Al, Ti, Cu and Ni materials, be able to describe their structure and properties and be familiar with their applications.
Students will be given an overview of the technically important polymer materials with regard to structural principles, thermal state ranges and deformation behavior and will be familiar with important processes in plastics technology.

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Module content:
- Review of the structure and properties of steels
- Steels (unalloyed, low-alloyed and high-alloyed) and their application in mechanical, automotive and apparatus engineering
- Non-ferrous metals: Al, Ti, Cu and Ni materials
- Polymeric materials
  - Thermoplastics (amorphous, crystalline), duromers, elastomers, thermoplastic elastomers, fluidoplastics
  - Thermal state ranges and mechanical properties
  - Plastics technology

[updated 22.05.2023]
Teaching methods/Media:
- Lecture, exercises, discussions
- Documents, exercises

[updated 22.05.2023]
Recommended or required reading:
•        W. Bergmann: Werkstofftechnik 1 und 2 (Carl Haser Verlag)
•        E. Roos, K. Maile, M. Seidefuß: Werkstoffkunde für Ingenieure
•        G. W. Ehrenstein, Polymerwerkstoffe, Hanser-Verlag
•        G. Menges: Menges Werkstoffkunde Kunststoffe, Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH & Co.KG

[updated 22.05.2023]
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