Core Module Information
Module title: Materials and Manufacture 1

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: MEC08400
Module leader: Dongyang Sun
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Engineering and Mathematics


Description of module content:

Structure, properties and applications of ceramics, polymers and metals. Processing and its effect on properties (including phase diagrams and heat treatments). Commodity and engineering thermoplastics, fundamentals principles of mixing and 2D forming processes (compounding, extrusion and thermoforming), 3D forming (casting, moulding and machining), materials selection.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: explain the structure and properties of materials;
LO2: determine the basic mechanical properties of materials;
LO3: outline the processing characteristics and properties of materials;
LO4: select suitable materials and manufacturing processes for given applications.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Materials and Manufacture 1