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Refractory materials 321


 
Module code NVM 321
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Classification, requirements and properties of refractory materials. Manufacturing principles. Specification and testing of refractory materials. The main refractory systems, i.e silica, aluminosilicates, alumina, magnesia, magnesia-chrome, magnesia-carbon, doloma, zircon, zirconia, silicon carbide and graphite, and their applications. Principles of ternary phase diagrams and their application in refractory systems, and interactions between slag, metal and refractory materials.

Module credits 8.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites (NPT 220) and NPM 321 #
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 2 tutorials 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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