Aberdeen City Campus, Fraserburgh Campus, Off campus
This can be a mandatory Unit within HNC/HND Mechanical Engineering Group Award, or may be part of another Group Award or single HN unit. It is designed to provide you with a good knowledge and understanding of material properties and testing, allowing you to apply basic material selection concepts to a range of components. It also gives you the opportunity to examine materials and components with the aim of establishing basic properties.
Credit points and level: 1 HN credit at SCQF Level 7: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF Level 7)
Ideally you should have a basic knowledge and understanding of different material types, and of basic material testing techniques - this may have been achieved through completion of the following NQ Units:
Basic Engineering Materials'; Engineering Materials: Properties and Treatments; Materials: Effects of Force and Protection
Distance and Flexible learning