7.5 ECTS credits
Instruction is in the form of lectures, teaching sessions, laboratory sessions, and hand-in assignments. The course covers the structure of plastics and composite materials, thermoplastics, elastomers, thermosetting resins, additives, crystallinity, fibre length and direction, thermal properties, mechanical properties, viscoelasticity, cracks and fractures, design, construction, and manufacturing.
Progressive specialisation: A1N (has only first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Master's level
Admission requirements: 75 ECTS credits completed in Mechanical Engineering, including 15 ECTS credits in Materials Engineering, Solid Mechanics (7.5 ECTS credits), and registered on Finite Element Methods: Basics (7.5 ECTS credits), plus upper secondary level Swedish 3 or Swedish as a second language 3, and English 6, or equivalent
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.
This course is included in the following programme
- Engineering: Mechanical Engineering, spec. in Materials Engineering (studied during year 5)
- Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (studied during year 4)