636-2016/01 – Fundamentals of Advanced Engineering Materials (ZPTM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Material EngineeringCredits7
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Jaroslav SojkaSubject version guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Jaroslav Sojka
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HLI055 Ing. Josef Hlinka, PhD.
KON57 Ing. Kateřina Konečná, Ph.D.
KRA58 Ing. Martin Kraus, Ph.D.
SAM093 Ing. Vladana Pečínková, Ph.D.
KUL184 Ing. Taťána Radkovská
SOJ33 prof. Dr. Ing. Jaroslav Sojka
MAS0021 Ing. Anastasia Volodarskaja, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+3
Combined Credit and Examination 18+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- Outline the internal structure of structural materials on different scale ranges; - Describe the basic properties of structural materials; - Clarify relationships between internal structure and properties of structural materials; - Describe principal characteristics, advantages and drawbacks, of four groups of structural materials – metallic materials, polymers, ceramics and composites; - Compare advantages and disadvantages of each group of structural materials.

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs
Project work


Materials in the human civilisation evolution; basic classification of materials; natural materials; metals and their alloys; ceramic materials; polymer materials; composites; examples of materials used in selected branches - medicine, sports, transport, building industry etc.

Compulsory literature:

CALLISTER, W. D. Materials science and engineering: an introduction. 7. vyd. New York: Wiley, 2007. ISBN 978-0-471-73696-7.

Recommended literature:

OHRING, M. Engineering materials science. San Diego: Academic Press, 1995. ISBN 0-12-524995-0.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Continuous verification of learning outcomes: full-time study form – 2 written tests, 2 written programs during the semester; combined study form – 1 semestral project. Final verification of study results: written exam.


Další požadavky na studenta

There are no further requirements.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: 1. Role of the materials in human civilization evolution. 2. Basic classification of materials – natural, technical – structural, functional – examples. 3. Properties of materials – classification, examples from various branches. 4. Internal structure of materials. 5. Principal methods of materials testing – structure, properties. 6. Metals and alloys – classification, principal properties, examples. 7. Ceramic materials - classification, principal properties, examples. 8. Polymers – classification, principal properties, examples. 9. Composites - classification, principal properties, examples. 10. Examples of materials used in medicine. 11. Examples of materials used in sports.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 30  15
        Examination Examination 70  36
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 78% attendance on seminars and practical lessons. Elaboration of the projects.

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2020/2021 (B0715A270004) Materials Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0715A270004) Materials Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0715A270007) Materials and technologies for the automotive industry P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0715A270007) Materials and technologies for the automotive industry P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0715A270004) Materials Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0715A270004) Materials Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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