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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Physical Metallurgy - AP106005
Title: Physical Metallurgy
Guaranteed by: Department of Metals and Corrosion Engineering (106)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: doctoral
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Vojtěch Dalibor prof. Dr. Ing.
Interchangeability : P106005
Annotation -
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Subject sumarizes physical metalurgy principles and processes. Phase transformations in metals, degradation processes of metals and heat treatment principles are described. Subject also describes advanced metallic materials and advanced analytical techniques of materials.
Aim of the course -
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Students will be able to:

Describe the influence of phase transformations, heat treatment and degradation processes on properties of metallic materials.

Characterize advanced metallic materials.

Describe principles and applications of advanced analytical methods of materials.

Literature -
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R: Smallman R. E., Ngan A. H. W.: Modern Physical Metallurgy, Elsevier, New York, 2014.

R: Hosford W. F.: Physical Metallurgy, CRC Press, New York, 2010.

A: Cahn R. W., Haasen P.: Physical Metallurgy, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1996.

A: Sinha A. K.: Physical Metallurgy Handbook, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2003.

A: Reed-Hill R. E., Abbaschian R.: Physical Metallurgy Principles, PWS Publishing Company, Boston, 1994.

A: Meyers M. A., Chawla K. K.: Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2009.

Learning resources -
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Teaching methods -
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Requirements to the exam -
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Syllabus -
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  • Theory and types of phase transformations in metals.
  • Thermodynamics of phase transformations in metals.
  • Phase transformations in ferrous and non-ferrous alloys.
  • Elastic and plastic deformation.
  • Fracture, fatigue, creep.
  • Structure, properties and applications of advanced metallic materials.
  • Methods of chemical analysis of materials.
  • Electron microscopy and chemical microanalysis (SEM, TEM, EDS, WDS).
  • Advanced methods of material study (AP FIM, STM, AFM, SIMS, ESCA, AES).

Entry requirements -
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Registration requirements -
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Course completion requirements -
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oral exam