Material Science

Scope of questions for State exams of Master's degree program

Branch: Physics of Plasma and Thermonuclear Fusion

Subject: Material Science

Subjects regarding the questions:

  • 14NMA – Material Science
  • 14NMR – Material Science for Reactors


  1. Thermodynamics of metals and alloys, congealment of metals and alloys

  2. Equilibrium of phases, phase transitions, phase diagrams

  3. Crystal structure, defects of a crystal structure

  4. Behaviour of metals and alloys while being deformed and broken

  5. Interactions of the light with crystal grid

  6. Radiation damage, influence of the temperature of radiation

  7. Mechanical properties of irradiated materials

  8. Material conception of nuclear reactors

  9. Materials for fusion reactors

  10. Diagnostics of materials and constructions in nuclear and thermonuclear reactors