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Material Science and Corrosion

Code

SE-MSC1

Version

3.0

Offered by

Supply Engineering

ECTS

5

Prerequisites

Main purpose

​To provide the student with a basic knowledge of materials and products used in the supply industry and their degradation mechanisms.

Knowledge

After completion of the course the student must be able to:
- Demonstrate basic knowledge about metals and polymers
 Apply standard test methods
- Explain deformation, stresses and fracture in tension-loaded materials
- Be familiar with the topics Corrosion Management and Failure Analysis

Skills

After completion of the course the student must be able to:
- Demonstrate basic knowledge about metals and polymers
- Apply standard test methods
- Explain deformation, stresses and fracture in tension-loaded materials
- Be familiar with the topics Corrosion Management and Failure Analysis

Competences

After completion of the course the student must be able to:
- Participate in development tasks covering the design and/or evaluation and improvement of components for the supply industry
- Combine data from various sources for developing an improved corrosion management strategy
- Analyzed corrosion failures and link to corrosion industry standards​

Topics

Teaching methods and study activities

​137.50 hours of work for the student, 4 lessons per week for 12 weeks with two external company visits.
Lectures are supplemented with individual exercises/presentations/ group exercises/demonstrations/homework/etc. 

Resources

​Material Science:
Callister, William D. and Rethwisch, David G., Material Science and Engineering, any edition. Hoboken NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Corrosion and Degradation:
​Claus Qvist Jessen, Stainless Steel and Corrosion. 2011. ISBN 978-87-92765-00-0​

Printed/uploaded material from the instructors.

Evaluation

Examination

Prerequisites:
Course attendance min 75% 

Type of examination:
Assessed on the basis of two oral assignments and one written assignment during the course and one final test in the form of a written course assignment. All four weighing equally.
Internal assessment

Allowed tools:
NA

Re-exam:
Oral re-exam based upon a subject found by draw, 20 min. with no preparation.
Internal assessment

Grading criteria

​Grading based on the Danish 7-point scale

Additional information

Responsible

Torben Lund Skovhus

Valid from

2/1/2023 12:00:00 AM

Course type

Compulsory for Supply Engineering
4. semester

Keywords

​Steel, Polymers, Corrosion, Degradation, Field Cases, Laboratory Work, Failure Analysis, Corrosion Management, Supply Industry, abiotic and biotic degradation mechanisms, products in supply industries