Course: Materials II

» List of faculties » FS » KMT
Course title Materials II
Course code KMT/MAT2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Pazourková Prokopčáková Petra, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Louda Petr, prof. Ing. CSc.
  • Kroisová Dora, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Hanus Pavel, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Odehnalová Daniela, Ing.
  • Bakalova Totka, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Kejzlar Pavel, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Nosek Vladimír, Ing.
  • Hotař Adam, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Materials II - lectures 1. Steels, their characteristics, types, classification. 2. Cast irons - types, heat treatment, characteristics. 3. Non-ferrous metal - generally, their classification, industrial application. Copper, its properties, possible uses. 4. Copper alloys. Brasses, solders, bronzes. Special copper alloys, brief characteristics. 5. Aluminium and its alloys. Pure aluminium and its uses. Aluminium alloys for forming and casting. Heat treatment of aluminium alloys. Brief characteristics of most used alloys. 6. Nickel and its alloys. Pure nickel and its uses. Nickel alloys with special physical properties (magnetic, resistance, with controlled extensibility, creep resistant alloys). 7. Sintered materials, characteristics and properties of these materials and practical uses. Glasses and metallic glasses, production possibilities, properties and uses. 8. Technical ceramics. Creation and characteristic properties of ceramics, its types and uses. 9. Plastics - general charcteristics, technical practice applications. Fundamental concepts, classification of polymers. Characteristics of mechanical, thermal, chemical and optical properties of polymers. 10. Properties and uses of basic types of plastics. 11. Composite materials, types and uses. 12. Bionics - exploitation of natural regularities in technical materials. 13. Nanomaterials. 14. Surface treatment. Classification, basic methods.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Laboratory work, Lecture
Learning outcomes
Course of objective is become acquainted students in frames of lectures with particular groups of technical materials and in frames of laboratory exercises enable practical verification of knowledge.
Competences acquired: Students get acquainted with single groups of technical materials and their characteristics and they can practically verify their knowledge in laboratories.
passing of subject Materials I

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Recommended literature
  • CALLISTER, WILLIAM D. Materials Science and Engineering. Hoboken : Wiley, 2015..
  • LOUDA, Petr:. Material Science 2. Liberec: VŠST, 1992..
  • MACEK,K.,ZUNA,P. a kol. Nauka o materiálu. Praha: ČVUT, 1996..
  • PTÁČEK,L. a kol.:. Nauka o materiálu II. CERM, 2002.
  • SEDLÁČEK,V.:. Neželezné kovy a slitiny. SNTL Praha, 1979.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester