Material selection

Structure Type: Course
Code: KC23CK80031
Type: Elective
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 4.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Pajula, Jukka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
KOTU-2013KOTU   4 autumn   4.0   2016-08-01   2016-12-31  
KOTU-2014KOTU   4 autumn   4.0   2017-08-01   2017-12-31  
KOTU-2015KOTU   4 autumn   4.0   2018-08-01   2018-12-31  
KOTU-2016KOTU   4 autumn   4.0   2019-08-01   2019-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will
- understand the basic principles involved in the selection of materials.
- understand the process involved in selecting appropriate materials.

Student's Workload

Total work load 108 h, scheduled 48 h, autonomous studies 60 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


- General principles
- Selection process
- Types of tension
- Selection maps
- Economical aspects of the selection of materials

Recommended or Required Reading

Lecturer's material

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, assignments and independent study

Assessment Criteria

Grading will be announced during the course.

Assessment Methods

Written examination/assignments: 70/30