TEK1312 - Materials Science


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
work 40/100 A
Written examination 60/100 3 hours D

Course content

- Atomic structure, arrangement, and movement
- Controlling the microstructure and mechanical properties of materials
- Design materials (Steel, Light metals, Polymers and Composites)
- Processing and surface treatment examples
- Material testing (destructive and non-destructive methods)
- Materials selection in design

Learning outcome

The student should:
- Have broad knowledge about basic materials science, especially about metals and in general for other design materials.
- Have knowledge about how to choose the right materials in design.
- Have knowledge about how to update their knowledge in the field.
- Have general knowledge of the subject's history.

The student should:
- be able to reflection their own professional practice and adjust this under supervision.
- be able to locate,assess and refer to information and subject matter that can be used in the problem.

General knowledge
The student should:
- carry out various problems in the subject as a participant in a group.
- propose and exchange views and experiences of an issue for a project within the course themes, and in a group implement the project throughout the semester with guidance.
- be able to communicate subject matter and the project results orally (by agreement) and in writing.

Learning methods and activities

- Lectures on Campus
- Guidance
- Exercises
- Teamwork
- Project
- Laboratory Exercises/Demonstrations on Campus

Students are responsible for establishing project groups, project and optionally contacting a manufacturing company.

Further on evaluation

- Re-sit of written exam in August.
- Unsuccessful project assignment must be re-taken at the next regular completion.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
One-year Programme in Technology Design (TEKDE)
Technology Design and Management (BTEKD)

Course materials

Syllabus provided when the course starts.
Current support:
- Materiallære; Ørnulf Grøndalen; ISBN 9788276746211
- Essentials of Materials Science and Engineering; Donald R. Askeland and Pradeep P. Phule; ISBN 0-499-24442-2
- Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering, An Integrated Approach; William D. Callister Jr.; ISBN 978-0-471-47014-4

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TEK2091 7.5 01.09.2018
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)


Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering



Examination arrangement: Written examination and Work

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD work 40/100 A INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Written examination 60/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * 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.

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