Course: Microstructure and Properties of Metallic Materials


  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Niendorf

Learning objectives

  • Consolidation and expansion of basic knowledge

  • Understanding of the microstructure-property relationships of metallic and ceramic materials


  • Phase diagrams, transformations, stability of material states
  • Structural design of metallic and ceramic materials
  • Lattice defects and their significance
  • Elastic and plastic deformation of mono- and polycrystalline materials
  • Mechanical properties
  • Diffusion
  • Creep processes and high temperature materials


  • On Mondays, 12-2 pm, room 0005, Georg-Forster-Str. 4
  • On Fridays, 8-10 am, room 0210, Nora-Platiel-Str. 6

Information and documents

  • Registration required - from March 2024 via HIS!
    All information and documents will be published this semester via Moodle ( Students who have registered in HIS by April 7, 2024 will receive the registration key for this course by mail on April 8, 2024.

This course will be taught in German.