Materials Science I.
- Department of Materials Engineering
History and present state of materials engineering, overview of technical materials, internal structure of metals, crystal lattices and their defects, deformation, recrystallization and fracture of materials, structure and properties of materials and their testing, fundamentals of thermodynamics, phases and phase transformations, iron-carbon phase diagram.
100% presence at all 4 laboratory training courses, elaboration of measurement protocols, individual project (2-4 pages) submitted, passing ungraded assessment test at end of term.
- Syllabus of lectures:
1.Introduction (history, use of materials, outlooks, technical, economical and environmental aspects, significance of materials science course)
2.Theoretical fundamentals of materials science (atomic and molecular structure, interatomic and intermolecular bonds)
3.Physical and chemical properties
4.Crystal lattices and their defects, Miller indices
5.Stress and strain
6.Development of failures and fracture
7.Mechanical properties and their testing (special emphasis on - fracture mechanics, fatigue, creep and relaxation)
8.Recovery and recrystallization
9.Technological properties (informative)
10.Fundamental thermodynamic terms and laws
11.Heat and mass transfer
12.Phases and phase transformations
13.Binary and ternary equilibrium diagrams
14.Iron-carbon phase diagram
- Syllabus of tutorials:
Tensile testing of steel, Hardness measurement.
Impact fracture test, Cast iron tests.
Presentation of individual task, ungraded assessment test.
- Study Objective:
Acquaintance of students with basic structural and mechanical properties of materials, phase transformations and equilibrium diagrams.
- Study materials:
CALLISTER, W.D.,Jr. Material science and engineering: An introduction, J.Willey & sons, N.Y., 1994 (In English)
SHACKELFORD, J.F. Materials Science for Engineers, Pearson Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2005 (In English)
 MACEK, K. a kol. Nauka o materiálu cvičení
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: