Core Module Information
Module title: Materials and Manufacture 2

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: MEC09404
Module leader: Neil Shearer
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Engineering and Mathematics


Description of module content:

Fatigue failures and crack growth rates; stress raisers and fracture toughness; high temperature failures; toughening of ceramics; Surface engineering - coatings, applications; corrosion; wear. Processing and properties of composites; joining techniques; high performance thermoplastics; Moulding techniques (Injection & additive manufacture). Materials and design; materials selection; process selection.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: explain the modes of failure mechanisms in engineering components and illustrate how these failures can be minimised;
LO2: assess the processing features and resulting properties of engineering materials;
LO3: compare surface finishing systems in component manufacture;
LO4: relate the importance of design to materials and manufacture;
LO5: choose appropriate materials and processes for engineering applications.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Neil Shearer
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 40
Independent Learning Guided independent study 160
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Class Test 10 4 6 HOURS= 00.20
Report 30 4,5 10 , WORDS= 2000
Class Test 10 1 11 HOURS= 00.20
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1,2,3,4,5 14/15 HOURS= 03.00
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Materials and Manufacture 2