New Materials and Processes


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge gained in the module Materials and Mechanical Processes.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The objective of the course is to provide the student with the use of new materials and mechanical processes. The student should acquire an understanding of the properties of new materials and their manufacturing processes to apply this knowledge during innovation and production processes.

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge about new materials, and their related properties and their manufacturing processes.
  • Must have knowledge about the manufacturing processes used with new materials.
  • Must have knowledge about innovation – advanced materials development.


  • Must be able to choose and use a specific material according to a specified product and production requirement.
  • Must be able to choose and use the right manufacturing processes for a given material and desired outcome.
  • Must be able to discuss/assess the quality of process outcome.


  • Must have competencies in choosing and using the right material and mechanical process for a specific desired outcome.
  • Must be able to identify opportunities offered by new materials for the production innovation process as well as for the manufacturing and production process.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module the expected workload is 150 hours for the student.



Name of examNew Materials and Processes
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleNye materialer og processer
Module codeM-MOE-B3-2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


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