Module – Materials, Minerals and Resources

Materials, Minerals and Resources

Where do materials come from and where do they go? This module covers topics related to the formation of minerals in the geosphere, their properties and their importance as industrial raw material. Resource management, recovery and recycling gain increasing importance nowadays and lie within the responsibility of every material scientist.  This is why students will get familiar in this module with the recent trends and most relevant challenges in the field. 

Module Content
Course Name Hours ECTS Semester

Mineralogy 1 (Lecture)

2 2 1

Mineralogy 2 (Lecture)

2 2 2

Geomaterials (Lecture)

2 2 2

Functional Ceramics (Lecture + Exercises)

3 4 2
Resource Management, Recovery and Recycling (Lecture) 2 2