Materials science 313

Module code NMC 313
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Binary and ternary phase diagrams. Diffusion in alloys (steady-state and nonsteady-state, solid solutions, grain boundaries, homogenisation).  Solidification (pure metals and alloys; ingots, castings and welds; segregation, porosity and eutectic solidification). Metallographic and analytical techniques (diffraction, electron microscopy).  Precipitation and solid-solution strengthening (principles, and applications to aluminium, magnesium, copper and nickel-base alloys).

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites (NMC 223)
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 3 practicals per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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