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Structure of engineering materials II (4 points)



Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Interpretation of phase diagrams and microstructure. Equilibrium and non-equilibrium solidification in metals and alloys. Segregation. Crystal growth and instability. Constitutional supercooling; cellular and dendritic solidification. Solid-solid phase transformations. Iron-carbon phase diagram, microstructures of steels and cast irons. Optical microscopy: reflection and transmission. Coherence, contrast, magnification and resolution. Wave optics, defects of optical systems. Scanning electron microscopy and microanalysis: energy dispersive spectroscopy. Transmission electron microscopy.


Contact Hours: 24 lectures and 12 tutorials

Corequisites: MTE2503

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