Single-Course English 5 ECTS

Experimental plastic and metal processing technology

Overall Course Objectives

To enable the students to plan and carry out experimental work aimed at solving technical problems associated with processing of plastics and metals materials as well as the use of plastics and metals in design.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and describe process investigations within polymer and metal processing
  • Plan, execute and evaluate experimental work
  • Apply data collection methods in connection with process analysis
  • Apply metrological methods for the evaluation of components and processes
  • Apply analytical and/or numerical methods for the prediction of process performance
  • Apply data evaluation methods
  • Correlate material properties with processing conditions and process/product measurements
  • Evaluate single processes and/or process chains
  • Present methods, results and conclusions in report and in presentation

Course Content

Literature study, experiment planning, theoretical and experimental work, data collection, evaluating results, including verbal and written reporting. Statistical methods for process analysis.

Recommended prerequisites

Knowlegde of polymers, metals and material process technologies e.g. 41736/41737/41785/42231/42233/42932, 41650, 41659

Teaching Method

Project work, oral presentations and preparation of a report.

Limited number of seats

Maximum: 30.

Please be aware that this course has a limited number of seats available. If there are too many applicants, a pool will be created for the remainder of the qualified applicants, and they will be selected at random. You will be informed 8 days before the start of the course, whether you have been allocated a spot.

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3 weeks


DTU Lyngby Campus

Course code 41739
Course type Candidate
Semester start Week 23
Semester end Week 26
Days Mon-fri 8:00-17:00

7.500,00 DKK

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