Due to the uncertainty about the evolution of the health situation, the 2021 edition is cancelled
Summer Materials Break
Knowledge, analysis and prevention of materials failure
An International Summer Course is now open to non-specialized engineering students interested in the field of mechanical properties and failure of materials, from basic knowledge to prediction.
This is planned as a 10 days session offering high quality academic courses with lectures, plant visit, practical workshops and a technical workshop with top industrial speakers.
The program will also include cultural events and social activities in or close to Mons, a day tour to Brussels organized with local students, with whom the participants will interact daily.
Activities will be organized from 30 June to 10 July 2021.
The course is organized in sessions of 6 hours each back to back with an Industrial workshop on practice of failure analysis in collaboration with the Failure Analysis Society. The workshop features plenary lectures and contributed presentations by specialists in the fields.
Fields of activity:
- Materials characterization
- Materials mechanics
- Failure analysis
- Non-destructive testing
- Reliability and reliability-centred maintenance
Understand why and how materials fail under mechanical solicitations and how to prevent this by using non-destructive testing and reliability-based maintenance.
Students in Bachelor’s degree (second and third year) and Master’s degree (First year) in engineering or related fields.
2 ECTS will be awarded under the condition of a positive evaluation at the end of the course. Participants are advised to check transferability to their home institution. Attendants should have at least B2 proficiency in English.
Due to the current health situation, registrations are not currently open
More information on the leaflet.
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