The course offers an overview about materials, their structure, properties, production
and manufacture as well as the suitability of different materials for specific purpose and
It is intended that the student teacher acquire an appropriate knowledge of the
properties of materials in connection with the design of components as well as a
thorough understanding of the processes and techniques of materials, which would
be involved in the production of artifacts.
The course is offered on the second semester of the first year, 2020.
- Teacher: Thabang Matsela