330-0308/02 – Properties and testing of materials (VZM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Applied MechanicsCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. František Fojtík, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Radim Halama, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SLA20 Dr. Ing. Ludmila Adámková
FOJ08 Ing. František Fojtík, Ph.D.
FRY72 doc. Ing. Karel Frydrýšek, Ph.D.
HAL22 doc. Ing. Radim Halama, Ph.D.
LIC098 Ing. Mgr. Dagmar Ličková
ROJ71 Ing. Jaroslav Rojíček, Ph.D.
SOF007 doc. Ing. Michal Šofer, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student should learn elementary procedures and methods using at problem solution of material science. To make sure of lectured topic understanding. To apply gained knowledge in practice.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The subject familiarizes students with an elementary knowledge about qualities and structure of moust common constructional materials. Topic of lectures is explanation of atomic laws and molecular structure and constitution crystals, respective amorphous materials. As well as explanation of stress-strain relations and degradation process.

Compulsory literature:

[1] Kutz, Myer. Mechanical Engineers' Handbook: Materials and Mechanical Design, Volume 1, Third Edition. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2006. [2] With, G. de. Structure, Deformation, and Integrity of Materials; Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 2006.

Recommended literature:

[1] Ashby, M.F., Jones, D.R.H.Engineering Materials 1, An Introduction to Properties, Applications, and Design. 4th edition.Elsevier Ltd. 2012. 472p. [2] Ashby, M.F., Jones, D.R.H.Engineering Materials 2, An Introduction to Microstructures and Processing. 4th edition.Elsevier Ltd. 2013. 553p.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester




Další požadavky na studenta

Lecture attendance, not another request


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction 2. Pointed and grid failures and their structures. 3. Tensile tests and mechanical quality of materials. 4. Hook´s law, Poisson´s law, stress, deformations 5. Stress concentration, fracture 6. Fatigue 7. Creep 8. Residual stress 9. Corroding process 10. Fe- C chart 11. Non ferrous metals 12. Ceramics 13. Polymers 14. Composite

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0715A270011) Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0715A270011) Engineering K Czech Šumperk 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0715A270011) Engineering K Czech Uherský Brod 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0713A070003) Energetics and Environments P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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