ICAMS / Interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Materials Simulation

Module Explanation

 

   Basic Courses

Module
1 Compulsory module from basic courses (numerical methods)
2 Compulsory modules from basic courses (materials science)
2a Compulsory module for all students
2b Compulsory module for all students
2c Compulsory module for all students

 

   Compulsory Courses

Module
3-5 The compulsory courses comprise the scientific focus of the programme and are therefore mandatory for every student.

 

   Profile Modules in Materials Science

Module
6 Profile module 1 (MS) has to be chosen from the following courses:

  • Interfaces and Surfaces (6-MS1)
  • Data-driven Materials Science (6-MS2)
  • Phase-field Theory and Application (6-MS3)
  • Introduction to Parallel- and Scientific Computing (6-MS4)
  • Continuum Mechanics (6-MS5, Import from the Master’s programme „Computational Engineering“)
  • Physics of Complex Phase Transitions in Solids (6-MS6)
  • The CALPHAD Method in Thermodynamics and Diffusion (6-MS7)
7 Profile module 2 (PC) has to be chosen from the following courses of the engineering Master’s programmes „Materials Engineering“ and „Micro-Engineering“ or from the Master’s programme „Chemistry“:

  • Modern Coating Technologies (7-PC1)
  • Fundamental Aspects of Materials Science and Engineering (7-PC2)
  • Mems and Nanotechnology (7-PC3)
  • Polymers and Shape Memory Alloys (7-PC4)
8-9 Profile modules 3 and 4 can be chosen freely from the following courses:

  • Multiscale Mechanics of Materials (8-MS1)
  • Advanced Atomistic Simulation Methods (8-MS2)
  • Computational Fracture Mechanics (8-MS3)
  • Mechanical Modelling of Materials (8-MS4, Import from the Master’s programme „Computational Engineering“)
  • Solidification Processing (9-PC1)
  • Advanced Materials Processing and Microfabrication (9-PC2, Import from the Master’s programme „Werkstoff-Engineering“)
  • Surface Science and Corrosion (9-PC3, Import from the Master’s programme „Werkstoff-Engineering“)
  • Materials for Aerospace Applications (9-PC4, Import from the Master’s programme „Werkstoff-Engineering“)
  • Introduction to Three-Dimensional Materials Characterization Techniques (9-PC5, Import from the Master’s programme „Werkstoff-Engineering“)

 

   General Optional Courses

Module
10, 11 Any course from a science or engineering Master’s programme will be recongnized. The recommendations of the course programme at this point are not binding.

 

   Non-technical/Non-scientific optional Courses

Module
12 These courses should be chosen from the key qualifications courses like Documenting and Communicating Science, Project and Quality Management, Business Skills, Intercultural Competence etc.

 

   Assignments

Module
13,14 The project report and the Master’s thesis represent pieces of practical self-guided research and make up 30% of all credit points.