Metallic and Ceramic Materials, 50 cr

Type of the study module

Advanced Studies


Pasi Peura, Erkki Levšnen, Petri Vuoristo

Learning Outcomes

- After completing this module the student is able to apply thermodynamics and kinetics in controlling the microstructures of metals and ceramics.
- S/he knows the microstructures and the properties of metals and ceramics, and is able to estimate the suitability of different metallic and ceramic material in technical applications.
- The student will be able to work as an expert in research and development of metallic and ceramic materials.


Study block Credit points Mandatory/Advisable
Materials Engineering 25 cr Mandatory
Materials Technology, Intermediate Studies as Elective Studies 25 cr Mandatory
Materials Technology, Intermediate Studies as Elective Studies, NS/ENG 20 cr Mandatory


Compulsory courses

Course Credit points Class
MOL-12176 Laboratory Exercises in Materials Science 5 cr IV  
MOL-22216 Phase Transformations and Heat Treatments of Metals 5 cr IV  
MOL-22306 Metals Technology 5 cr IV  
MOL-32327 Analysis of Materials Performance 5 cr IV  
MOL-52026 Advanced Ceramics 5 cr IV  
MOL-53246 Coatings and Surface Treatments 6 cr V  
Total 31 cr  

Optional Compulsory Courses

Course Credit points Alternativity Class
MOL-12206 Materials for Energy Technologies 5 cr 1, 2   V  
MOL-22226 Joining Methods for Metals 5 cr 1   IV  
MOL-32366 Advanced Materials Characterization 5 cr 1, 2   IV  
MOL-52056 Processing of Advanced Ceramics 5 cr 2   IV  
MOL-53257 Thin Film Technologies 4 cr 1, 2   V  

1. Select 9 credits. Focusing more on metals
2. Select 9 credits. Focusing more on ceramics

Complementary Courses

Course Credit points Class
FYS-1350 Nanofysiikka 3 cr V  
FYS-2107 Introduction to Surface Science 5 cr V  
FYS-2306 Electron Spectroscopy 5 cr V  
FYS-6106 Basic Semiconductor Technology 5 cr V  
MEI-40500 Koneensuunnittelu ja CAD-mallinnuksen perusteet 5 cr IV  
MEI-50400 Johdanto tuotantotekniikkaan 5 cr IV  
MOL-42196 Adhesion and Surface Modifications 5 cr IV  
MOL-81016 Introduction to Tribology 3 cr IV  
MOL-82036 Advanced Tribology 5 cr IV  
MOL-82056 Dimensioning of Machine Elements 5 cr V  
MOL-82076 Machinery Monitoring 5 cr V  
MOL-82096 Machinery Diagnostics 5 cr IV  
MOL-92236 Special Treatise on Materials Science 1-8 cr V  

Additional information

Primary responsible person: Pasi Peura

Updated by: Ojanen Sonja, 21.01.2019