MSE-656 / 1 credit

Teacher(s): Bourban Pierre-Etienne, Bushby Andy, Randall Nicholas X.

Language: English

Remark: 14-16 February, 2024 / EPFL


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This course is intended for current nanoindentation users who want to gain the experience and knowledge required to extract useful data from challenging sample materials. It is also intended for users of conventional indentation methods who wish to add this approach to their portofolio of methods.



Materals testing, indentation, basic theory and applications, comparison of techniques, industrial standards, coratings

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Materials sciences, mechanical properties of materials

In the programs

  • Number of places: 16
  • Exam form: Written (session free)
  • Subject examined: CCMX Advanced Course - Instrumented Nanoindentation
  • Lecture: 14 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 6 Hour(s)

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