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Course, academic year 2022/2023
Phase Transformations in Metals - AM106002
Title: Phase Transformations in Metals
Guaranteed by: Department of Metals and Corrosion Engineering (106)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2020
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:4
E-Credits: summer s.:4
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/1, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Novák Pavel prof. Ing. Ph.D.
Incompatibility : M106002
Interchangeability : S106007
Is incompatible with: M106002
Is interchangeable with: M106002
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Annotation -
Last update: Novák Pavel prof. Ing. Ph.D. (24.01.2018)
The subject gives a survey of phase transformations which are important for treatment of metallic materials. Crystallization of alloys, as well as solid state phase transformations of steels and non-ferrous metals, are described.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Novák Pavel prof. Ing. Ph.D. (24.01.2018)

Students will be able to:

read the phase diagrams.

describe the mechanisms of crystallization and phase transformations in solid state.

Describe and apply processes during crystallization of metals and alloys.

Describe and apply the processes during heat treatment of metals and alloys.

Literature -
Last update: Novák Pavel prof. Ing. Ph.D. (24.01.2018)

Z: Sinha A.U., Physical Metallurgy Handbook, Mc. Graw Hill, New York, 2004, 0070579865.

Learning resources -
Last update: Novák Pavel prof. Ing. Ph.D. (24.01.2018)

Presentations are available by the teacher.

Syllabus -
Last update: Novák Pavel prof. Ing. Ph.D. (24.01.2018)

1. Energy changes during phase transformations, nucleation, growth of crystals

2. Crystallization of metals and alloys

3. Solubility of metals, solid solutions, intermetallic phases

4. Phase diagrams, thermal analysis

5. Diffusion

6. Non-equilibrium crystallization

7. Volume changes during solidification

8. Decomposition of solid solutions

9. Eutectoid transformation

10. Martensitic and bainitic transformation

11. Transformation diagrams

12. Annealing

13. Hardening and tempering

14. Carburizing, nitriding

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Novák Pavel prof. Ing. Ph.D. (20.02.2018)

Success in oral exam.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0,5 14
Účast na přednáškách 1,5 42
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
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