Course in Materials Science

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Materials Science

Quality products require quality materials. Experts trained with a course in material science are prepared to design goods that meet the needs of production processes and consumers.

What is a course in materials science? It is a class offered to engineers and material sciences majors. These courses provide a thorough background on the different materials used to create the goods that are produced in the manufacturing process. A general overview of metals, plastics, polymers, fibers and ceramics is provided. Students may choose to specialize in a particular material or application. Chemical and structural aspects of each material are explored, and students also taught to consider the practical costs associated with each available option.

After finishing a course in materials science, graduates are able to make appropriate decisions regarding material selection for creating specific products. Their understanding of physics, chemistry and mathematics is further enhanced. They can analyze the structural merits and evaluate the cost effectiveness of each option. Students may also find alternatives and are encouraged to seek out cost savings for their employers by substituting appropriately interchangeable goods.

The cost of these programs depends on the institution the student chooses to attend. Those interested should contact the admissions departments of universities under consideration for detailed information on tuition and fees.

Graduates are often prepared for careers in manufacturing as engineers. Those with advanced degrees may find work creating new materials out of existing technologies. Others may be involved in supplier management and work to locate sources of suitable raw goods. Design engineers often consult with these experts to select substances for building new products. It is possible to specialize in a specific industry such as electronics or aerospace, but some prefer to may remain generalists.

Traditional campus classroom courses are available, but international students and working professionals my wish to take advantage of online courses. The flexibility of distance learning is an attractive option for those with scheduling and transportation difficulties. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Precision Engineering Measurement & Design

TU Berlin Summer & Winter University
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2017 Germany Berlin

The course is aimed at students from all engineering majors. [+]

Best Course Studies in Materials Science 2017. Summer University block 1: June 12th - July 6th, 2017 Course price: 1.850 Euros 18 hours of class sessions per week, 5 ECTS credit points Topic High-precision measurements, statistical data analysis, standard uncertainty analysis methods. Target group The course is aimed at students from all engineering majors. Learning Goal/Output Upon course completion students should have a working understanding of precision measurements and the engineering design process. Students will be familiar with how to approach engineering measurements, what uncertainty in measurements means in practice, and how to statistically examine engineering data in design. Course Components Three lecture days per week Tours: Tour 1: Museum of Technology Tour 2: BMW Plant Berlin Tour 3: Military History Museum Varied assessment methods Short Description Precision Engineering Design & Measurement covers the fundamental practices common to all engineering majors in making and reporting basic engineering measurements and their use in designing high-precision items. Students will learn about the engineering design process, commonly used engineering measurement tools, statistical analysis and standard uncertainty analysis methods. Three local tours at businesses and museums will punctuate how precision measurements are used in engineering design practice. Prerequisites The general prerequisites of the TU Berlin Summer University are: at least one year of university experience + English level B2 or equivalent. This course is intended for students from all engineering majors that have successfully completed a college calculus and physics course. Course content will be applicable and use examples from a variety of engineering... [-]

Introduction to 3D-Scanning and Printing

TU Berlin Summer & Winter University
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2017 Germany Berlin

Hosted in the fully-equipped laboratory of the 3D Lab of the TU Berlin, this four-week course offers introduction to working with professional 3D printing technologies such as laser sintering with polyamide and powder printing with mineral powder (modified gypsum). [+]

Summer University block 1: June 12th - July 6th, 2017 Course price: 2200 Euros 18 hours of class sessions per week, 5 ECTS credit points Topic: 3D Scanning and Printing Target group Students with an interest in 3D printing, 3D scanning and who want to gain insight into work with professional 3D printing technologies. As this technology covers numerous application areas, this course could be interesting for students from scientific disciplines, engineering, design, fine art or art history. Short Description Hosted in the fully-equipped laboratory of the 3D Lab of the TU Berlin, this four-week course offers introduction to working with professional 3D printing technologies such as laser sintering with polyamide and powder printing with mineral powder (modified gypsum). The course provides an introduction to manufacturing 3D printed objects with the laser sintering system and the powder printer of the 3D Lab, as well as data generation and data preparation for it. Participants will gain basic knowledge of the use of two professional 3D printing technologies, structured light scanners and related software. The course starts with an introduction to the technologies used at the 3D Lab and selected projects from its portfolio, to give participants an impression of the various possible uses of 3D technologies. Ongoing course lectures will be accompanied by detailed practical units focusing on the use of the machines and the preparation of printable objects. Specifically, the practical training will develop student’s skills in the use of structured light scanners, 3D printing technologies, and in meeting the... [-]

Semester Program in Diamond Studies (30 ECTS)

M. K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2017 Russia Yakutsk

We invite you to the fascinating project which includes in its program the whole way from mining, processing and sorting of diamonds to the transition to a sparkling diamond jewelry. [+]

Best Course Studies in Materials Science 2017. Semester Program in Diamond Studies (30 ECTS) The Sakha Republic (Yakutia) is the largest subject of the Russian Federation, unique in its environment and territory. Yakutian diamond province is the largest in Russia, it accounts for 90% of reserves, 95% of production in Russia and 25% of the world’s diamond production. High-quality diamonds are the hallmark of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). Students, professionals and all interested people have the opportunity to take part in an exciting education project and get in touch with the sparkling world of jewelry. We invite you to the fascinating project which includes in its program the whole way from mining, processing and sorting of diamonds to the transition to a sparkling diamond jewelry. The module includes lectures of NEFU professors and leading experts of Yakut diamond trading companies, as well as practical studies. In addition to lectures the participants will have the opportunity to make their own jewelry - a diamond ring. They will cut a diamond in a factory in the actual working environment and make the ring in a jewelry laboratory of the Department of Precious Stone and Metal Processing Technology under the guidance of experienced cutters and jewelers. The education program Diamonds Studies is designed for 1 semester. It includes eight special courses and classes in Russian and Yakut / Even languages. Physical Properties of Diamonds offers the opportunity to study physical properties, crystalline structure, diamond basics, recognition methods of rhinestones etc. Classes are held... [-]