308.693 Methods for material assessment
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022S, LU, 2.0h, 2.0EC
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  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: LU Laboratory Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

to apply independently basic metallographic characterization techniques for evaluating structure-property relationships (e.g. grinding preparation, microstructure and fracture assessment).

Subject of course

Selected examples of treatment of metals, methods of testing, defect characterisation.

Teaching methods

Various grinding and polishing techniques, as well as a basic usage of light-microscopy.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Can be executed in English, Spanish or German. Registration by email contact with the lecturers. Special literature will be stated during the experiments.

Topics: http://wwwt.tuwien.ac.at/

A list of currently available topics can be downloaded as pdf-File



Course dates

Tue11:00 - 12:0001.03.2022GM 2 Radinger Hörsaal - TCH prelimenary meeting

Examination modalities

The course assessment will be based on:

  • a final report and/or presentation
  • and an oral interview

Course registration



H. Blumenauer: Werkstoffprüfung, Dt. Verl. Grundstoffind., Leipzig 1994.

Previous knowledge

basic knowledge in mathematics physics and material science