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Course Details in 2021/22 Session


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Module Title LF Materials
SchoolMetallurgy and Materials
Department Metallurgy & Materials
Module Code 03 34672
Module Lead Daniel Reed
Level Foundation Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-20 hours
Seminar-10 hours
Guided independent study-70 hours
Total: 100 hours
Exclusions
Description This module covers the key concepts of physical chemistry and materials science. Introducing:
    Atomic Structure
  • basic structures
  • Amount of Substance
  • Bonding
  • Thermal energy transfer
  • Thermodynamics
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic atomic structure and bonding and how the architecture of atomic and molecular solids affect their properties and use, with particular reference to metals, alloys, ceramics and polymers
  • Apply their acquired knowledge to the solution of simple problems, within the context of the course. Perform calculations involving temperature scales, heat flow and calorimetry Demonstrate an understanding of standard enthalpy changes and the gas laws, within the context of the course;
Assessment 34672-01 : continuous assignments : Coursework (50%)
34672-02 : exam : Exam (School Arranged) - Open Book (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment

30% Continuous Assessment (Class Tests)
70% End of Session Exam (2 hours)

Reassessment:

100% Exam in Supplementary period (2 hours)
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