|Module code||NMC 113|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
Introduction to materials: the family of materials, atomic structure and types of bonding, crystal types and space arrangement of atoms, directions and planes in crystals, defects in crystals, diffusion in solids. Mechanical properties of materials: stress and strain, mechanical testing (strength, ductility, hardness, toughness, fatigue, creep), plastic deformation, solid-solution hardening, recrystallisation.
|Prerequisites||Admission to relevant programme.|
|Contact time||1 practical per week, 1 tutorial per week, 4 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Department||Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1|
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