Core Module Information
Module title: Materials and Manufacture 2

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

Module code: MEC09704
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; corrosion; toughening of ceramics; thermal spraying and vacuum deposition; electroplating and hot dipping; processing and properties of composites; joining techniques; high performance thermoplastics; moulding techniques (compression, transfer and injection); hollow forming, rotational moulding; blow moulding; materials and design; materials selection; process selection.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module, you should be able to:
LO1: Explain the modes of failure mechanisms in engineering components and illustrate how these
failures can be minimised
LO2: Accurately 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, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CHINA
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 36
Independent Learning Guided independent study 137
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 3
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