Study Programmes 2016-2017
Materials for automotive applications
Duration :
15h Th, 10h Pr
Number of credits :
Master in electrical engineering (120 ECTS)2
Master in electro-mechanical engineering (120 ECTS)2
Master in mechanical engineering (120 ECTS)2
Certificate in sustainable automotive engineering2
Lecturer :
Coordinator :
Language(s) of instruction :
English language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
Description and use of different types of materials used in automotive: metals, ceramics, polymers and composites.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
To choose the best material required by a particular application or for particular properties
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
PHYS0904 : Physics of materials
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Workshops : Use of the CES software (Ashby method) to select a material ; Learning by project. Group project
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Face-to-face theoretical lectures; workshops.
Recommended or required readings :
Lecture notes available at the laboratory of Metallic Materials Science (MMS).
Assessment methods and criteria :
The examination es based on the project
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
Professor Jacqueline Lecomte-Beckers :
Assistant : HM Montrieux: 04/366.91.56