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
Prerequisites (NPT 220) and NPM 321 #
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 1 tutorial per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Materials Science and Metallur
Period of presentation Semester 2

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