MM8420 - Advanced Metallic Materials


New from the academic year 2016/2017

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination and Work
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 50/100 1 hours D
Work 50/100

Course content

The course will cover frequently used engineering metals such as structural steel, stainless steel, superalloys, titanium, aluminium and others. Course will be specifically focus on the relationship between fabrication, microstructure and resultant mechanical properties of materials. The students select topics and write state-of-the art reports using recent scientific literature. The report will form the basis for an oral examination.

Learning outcome

After the course, the students shall be able to
• Demonstrate knowledge linked to the topics given in the course
• Discuss and analyse relevant problems and challenges connected to these topics
• Prepare and present parts of the topics covered in terms of Power-Point for teachers and students

Learning methods and activities

The course will be given in the Fall semester, every year. The course will be given in terms of study groups and self-study combined with lectures and colloquiums. The curriculum can be adjusted to the individual students depending on wish and need.

Course materials

A selection will be made among recent scientific papers and text books, depending on the detailed topics included.


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Oral examination and Work

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 50/100 D
Autumn ORD Work 50/100
Spring ORD Oral examination 50/100 D
Spring ORD Work 50/100
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.