Course code MatZ4012

Credit points 4

Material Science (Construction Materials)

Total Hours in Course160

Number of hours for lectures48

Number of hours for laboratory classes16

Independent study hours96

Date of course confirmation16.02.2016

Responsible UnitMotor Vehicle Institute

Course developer

author Spēkratu institūts

Gunārs Vērdiņš

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

Students acquire classification, physical - mechanical properties, structure, application of construction, tools and special materials. They get to know the theory of alloys, thermal treatment theory and technology. Students acquire knowledge about alloy steels, non - ferrous metals and alloys, non - metals materials, advanced materials and fundamental principles of selection and application the materials.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• knowledge about materials from applied design and trade, treatment and application;
• skills to select materials from manufacturing of details and tools;
• competence about properties of constructions and tools materials, they labeling and application .

Compulsory reading

1. Vērdiņš G., Dukulis I. Materiālu mācība. Jelgava: LLU, 2008. 240 lpp.
2. Grīnberga M. Materiālmācība galdniekiem. Rīga: Jumava, 2003. 192 lpp.
3. Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering (International Student Version). William D. Callister, Jr.& David G. Rethwisch. 2006.Third Edition. John Wiley & Sons. 882 p.

Further reading

1. Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist, ASM International. Editor A. C. Reardon. 2011. 513 p. Pieejams: 2. Tabellenbuch Metall. Lektorat Ulrik Fisscher, Rautlingen. Lehrmittel, 43.Auflage. 2005. 422 S. 3. LVS EN ISO standarti.

Periodicals and other sources

1. žurnāls "Ilustrētā Zinātne" ISSN 1691-256X
2. Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering ISSN: 0954-4089
3. Latvijas Koks