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Materials science 223


 
Module code NMC 223
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Phase diagrams, phases and solid solutions. The heat treatment of steel (phase equilibria, the diffusion-controlled and martensitic transformations of austenite, hardening and tempering, hardenability, the application of IT and CCT diagrams, heat treatments). Steel types and classification. Cast irons (white, grey, malleable and spherical graphite irons). Stainless steels (ferritic, martensitic, austenitic and duplex types).

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 06
Prerequisites NMC 113 or NMC 123
Contact time 2 practicals per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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