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Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IKTA0104
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014V
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2014-2015)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Makkonen, Matti
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2014-2015

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
8I-KT-1N2014-09-01 – 2014-12-20Matti MakkonenFinnish2014-08-15 – 2014-09-21
9 2014-08-22 – 2014-12-20Matti MakkonenFinnish2014-08-15 – 2014-09-21

Learning Outcomes

The student will be familiar with materials used in machine constructions and their properties and the various factors involved in material selection.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 42 h (including 14 h laboratory exercises)
- of which autonomous studies: 39 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites


Requirements set for materials, material features.
Internal structure of materials, heat treatments.
Steels, cast iron, other metals, plastics, rubbers, ceramics and composites ets.
Corrosion and corrosion protection.
Material selection process.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Online material

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and exercises. The vehicle project belonging to the module shall be utilized in several ways.

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

Examination, classroom exercises and laboratory exercises.