Materials, technology and testing

Purpose of the course program (competences):
Introduction to material properties used in mechanical engineering. Application and selection of materials. Introduction to mechanical, technological and non-destructive testing methods. Casting. Powder metallurgy. Corrosion and corrosion protection.  
Contents of the course program:
Introduction to engineering materials. Selection of best suitablematerial. Types of materials. Material structure. Basic characteristics of materials. Metals. Steel. Cast iron. Classification and designation. Thermal treatment of steel and cast iron. Non-ferrous metals. Composites. Polymers. Ceramics. Materials in industrial design. Introduction to material testing. Static testing. Hardness testing. Toughness testing. Fatigue testing. Technological testing. Nondestructive testing. Casting. Powder metallurgy. Corrosion of materials. Protection against corrosion.