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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Testing and Processing of Metals and Alloys

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14ZZKS KZ 4 4
Lecturer:
Hynek Lauschmann (guarantor)
Tutor:
Hynek Lauschmann (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Materials
Synopsis:

Tension tests, hardness, impact toughness, technological testing, fatigue testing, creep testing. Light microscopy, preparation of specimens for macro- and micro-observation. Casting, forming, welding, soldering, brazing, powder metallurgy, special processing methods. Copper alloys, aluminium alloys, titanium alloys, special alloys of non-ferrous metals.

Requirements:

Introductory subject without any prerequisities

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Basic material tests

1.1 Tension test

1.2 Measurement of hardness

1.3 Testing of impact toughness

1.4 Technological testing

1.5 Fatigue testing

1.6 Creep testing

2. Introduction to metallography

2.1 Light microscopy,

metallographic microscope

2.2 Preparation of specimens for

macro- and micro-observation

3. Introduction to the technology

of production and processing of

metals

3.1 Casting

3.2 Forming

3.3 Welding

3.4 Soldering

3.5 Powder metallurgy

3.6 Special processing methods

3.7 Copper alloys, aluminium

alloys, titanium alloys,

special alloys of non-

ferrous metals

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Tension test

2. Measurement of hardness

3. Testing of impact toughness, transition temperature

4. Cupping test (Erichsen)

5. Fatigue testing

6. Metallographic microscope

7. Visualization of microstructure

8. Casting

9. Workshop technologies - excursion

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Intended aim is an overview of fundamental mechanical tests of materials, properties which these tests predicate about, and fundamental production technologies of materials in machine engineering.

Skills:

Design, execution and evaluation of basic material tests.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Askeland D.R., Phulé P.P: The Science and Engineering of Materials. Toronto, Thomson 2006, 863 s.

Recommended references:

[1] Neely J.E.: Practical metallurgy. New York, John Wiley & Sons 1984, 406 p.

Note:
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