One-day Colloquium: Bainite in Steels

Posted on November 29, 2017

The Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Pretoria cordially invites you to attend a one day colloquium on Bainite in Steels. The invited speaker at the event will be Sir Harry Bhadeshia, (FRS, FREng, FNAE), TATA Steel Professor of Metallurgy at the University of Cambridge.
Date: Monday, 4 December 2017
Venue: Auditorium, Plant Sciences Building, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria
Contact: Kea Shumba, Membership and Branch Liaison Administrator on Tel: (011) 834-1273/7, Fax: 086 219 5736 or Email: [email protected]



08:30 Arrival and tea/coffee

09:00 Welcoming and introduction Prof Roelf Mostert

09:15–09:45 Overview of the Bainite transformation mechanism, with reference to alloying element influences: Sir Harry Bhadeshia

09:45–10:00 Discussion

10:00–10:15 Audience contributions

10:15–10:45 Bainitic Rail steel developments with specific reference to wear resistance: Sir Harry Bhadeshia

10:45–11:00 Discussion

11:00–11:15 Audience contributions

11:15–11:30 Tea and coffee

11:30–12:00 High strength automotive and line pipe bainitic steel development: Sir Harry Bhadeshia 12:00–

12:15 Discussion

12:15–12:30 Audience contributions

12:30–13:15 Lunch

13:15–13:45 Bainitic steels for ballistic protection

13:45–14:00 Discussion and audience contributions

14:00–14:45 Modelling of phase transformations and structure-property relationships Sir Harry Bhadeshia

14:45–15:00 Discussion

15:00–15:15 Audience contributions

15:15–15:30 Closing


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- Author Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering

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