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Mechanical metallurgy 700


 
Module code NMM 700
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

We cover the interaction between the internal structure of metals – on the atomic and microscopic scales – and their mechanical properties. Practically important topics such as elastic and plastic stress analysis, dislocations and deformation, room and high temperature deformation processes, mechanical property/microstructure relationships for low and medium Carbon steels and for micro-alloyed and HSLA steels, fatigue processes, stress corrosion cracking, creep deformation processes and fracture mechanics are covered in depth, and illustrated with case studies.  The course is largely available on  CD-ROM  with references to the latest literature.

Module credits 30.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 48 contact hours per semester
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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