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Mathematical modelling of metallurgical processes and materials 780


 
Module code NWM 780
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

This module covers both the theory and practice of mathematical modelling applied to metallurgical processes and materials. The module applies the theory mastered in prior learning such as mathematics, physics, thermodynamics, fluid mechnanics, heat transfer, etc. to create mathematical representations of processes and materials. A range of modelling techniques is addressed in the module, such as solution models of solid and liquid mixtures, mass and energy balances, steady state process models, dynamic process models, heat transfer models, computational fluid dynamics models, multiphysics models and technical-economic models. The created models are then applied to solve problems encountered in research and industry.

Module credits 32.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 48 Contact hours
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Materials Science and Metallur
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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