Core Module Information
Module title: Materials and Manufacture

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

Module code: MEC08701
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, machining), materials selection, process selection.

Learning Outcomes for module:

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
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CHINA
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Dongyang Sun
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 36
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 138
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 40 2 9 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 60 1,2,3,4 1 HOURS= 02.00, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Materials and Manufacture