t.BA.AV.MATTECH.19HS (Materials Technology for Aviation) 
Module: Materials Technology for Aviation
This information was generated on: 30 July 2021
No.
t.BA.AV.MATTECH.19HS
Title
Materials Technology for Aviation
Organised by
T IMPE
Credits
4

Description

Version: 3.0 start 01 February 2021
 

Short description

Materials science and chemistry for aviation engineers focusing on aerospace materials like aluminium and composites, non-destructive testing and the basics of chemistry for aviation.

Module coordinator

Peikert Gregor (peik)

Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
Students understand the properties of materials and can assign appropriate tests F,M K3
Students are able to determine the composition and structure of aircraft materials F,M K3
Students understanding the basics in chemistry and chemical processes and the application in the aviation industry F,M K3
     

Module contents

Lecture:
- Definition of important mechanical properties, in particular strength, stiffness, ductility and hardness
- Structural composition and strengthening mechanisms
- Aluminium in aircraft construction
- Carbon composites in aircraft construction
- Non-destructive testing for materials inspection
- the atom, forces and the periodoc system of the elements
- chemical reactions and bilancing
- Thermodynamics
- Redox- and electrochemistry 

Labs:
6 experiments in the lab on important materials properties / Tensile testing /  composites / non-destructive testing / corrosion / electrochemistry / polymers

Teaching materials

Lecture materials (PowerPoint)
Own notes
Exercises
Lab instructions

Supplementary literature

 

Prerequisites

 

Teaching language

(X) German ( ) English

Part of International Profile

( ) Yes (X) No

Module structure

Type 3b
  For more details please click on this link: T_CL_Modulauspraegungen_SM2025

Exams

Description Type Form Scope Grade Weighting
Graded assignments during teaching semester lab (chemistry) written 30min graded 15%
End-of-semester exam examination written 90min graded 85%

Remarks

 

Legal basis

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Note

Course: Materials Technology for Aviation - Praktikum
No.
t.BA.AV.MATTECH.19HS.P
Title
Materials Technology for Aviation - Praktikum

Note

  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.
Course: Materials Technology for Aviation - Vorlesung
No.
t.BA.AV.MATTECH.19HS.V
Title
Materials Technology for Aviation - Vorlesung

Note

  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.