Processing and characterization

2019/2020

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have gained comprehensive knowledge and understanding of processing and/or fabrication of materials and / or nanomaterials.
  • Have gained comprehensive knowledge and understanding of characterization of materials and / or nanomaterials.

Skills

  • Be able to apply theories in order to choose the appropriate processing/fabrication and characterization methods for a given application.
  • Be able to specify a material or a material system for a given application.
  • Be able to demonstrate understanding of the material microstructure for the specified material.
  • Be able to give a critical evaluation of the methods applied for processing and characterizing a material / material system for a given application.
  • Be able to use correct terminology.
  • Be able to use methods and tools for processing/fabrication and characterization of materials and nanomaterials.

Competences

  • Be able to devise experiments for documentation.
  • Be able to set up a realistic hypothesis for the outcome of a process, obtaining a property, or the like.
  • Be able to devise an experimental method to validate a given hypothesis.
  • Be able to use advanced experimental or theoretical methods for processing and characterization.
  • Be able to apply the background theory and the insight obtained, for validation of the material choice for a given application.
  • Be able to apply the background theory in order to design and maybe also fabricate or process materials for specific applications.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum ┬ž17.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 15 ECTS project module the expected workload is 450 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examProcessing and characterization
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleProcessering og karakterisering
Module codeM-MN-K1-1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Materials and Production
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science