Physical Metallurgy 1
- Department of Materials
Basic principles of metal physics, acquired in preceding courses, are extended to the applications in the field of processing and thermo mechanical treatment of different structural materials. Furthermore, an introduction to degradation processes as radiation damage, oxidation and corrosion is given.
The course requires prior completion of courses of Metal Physics 1 and 2.
- Syllabus of lectures:
1. Mechanical properties of solid solutions.
2. Diffusion controlled transformations (nucleation and growth, spinodal decomposition).
3. Diffusionless transformations.
4. Deformation at elevated temperatures, creep, superplasticity.
5. Aluminium alloys: designation, hardening, processing.
6. Properties of intermetallics.
7. Shape memory alloys.
8. Powder metallurgy.
9. Thermo-mechanical treatment of alloys.
10. Radiation damage of materials.
11. Oxidation of metallic materials.
12. Introduction to corrosion, Types of corrosion attack.
13. Protection against corrosion.
- Syllabus of tutorials:
7 Case studies, 4h each
- Study Objective:
Deepening of theoretical knowledge of solid solutions and phase transformations and their application in processing and thermo-mechanical treatment of metalic materials. Introduction to degradation processes such as oxidation, corrosion and radiation damage.
Solution of simple problems in physical metalurgy and materials engineering.
- Study materials:
 Callister, W.D.: Materials Science and Engineering, an introduction, 6th ed., John Wiley, 2003.
 Askeland, D.R. - Phulé, P.P.: The science and engineering of materials, 5th ed., Thomson, 2006.
 MATTER, Education software, University of Liverpool, CD-ROM, available on the intranet of the Department of Materials (X:\ MATTER CD.exe) or on the web site http://www.matter.org.uk.
 Smallmann, R.E. - Bishop, R.J.: Modern Physical Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, 6th ed., Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 1999.
 Koutský, J. - Kočík, J.: Radiation damage of structural materials, Academia, Prague, 1994.
 Cahn, R.W. - Haasen, P. (Eds.): Physical metallurgy, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1996.
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans:
- Diagnostika materálů (compulsory course of the specialization)