TEK1312 - Materials Science


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 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

Knowledge 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. Skills 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 - Guidance - Exercises - Mandatory laboratory exercises/demonstrations on campus 

Compulsory assignments

  • Oblig

Further on evaluation

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

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Product Design and Technology (BTEKD)
Product Design and Technology (ÅRTEK)

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 AUTUMN 2018
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Materials
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D 2021-11-30 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
S206 Smaragd 38
  • * 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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