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Physical Metallurgy

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Course Unit Code636-3003/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated6 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
SOJ33prof. Dr. Ing. Jaroslav Sojka
Summary
Diffusion in metallic systems – interstitial diffusion, substitutional diffusion – self-diffusion; impurity diffusion, inter-diffusion, diffusion in ternary systems, accelerated diffusion by imperfections of crystal structure;
Mechanisms of metallic materials strengthening – plastic deformation strengthening, grain boundary strengthening, solid solution strengthening, precipitation strengthening, strengthening by phase transformation;
Segregations in metallic materials – macro-segregations, micro-segregations grain boundary segregations including concurrence segregations etc.;
Restoration processes in metallic materials – recovery, primary recrystallisation, grain coarsening, secondary and tertiary recrystallisation.
Application and modelling in specific metallic systems.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Students are capable to solve real problems that can be derived from physical metallurgy, namely:
They are able to analyse and solve problems of diffusion in metallic systems – interstitial diffusion, substitutional diffusion – self-diffusion; impurity diffusion, inter-diffusion, diffusion in ternary systems, accelerated diffusion by imperfections of crystal structure;
They are able to analyse and designs regimes of metallic materials strengthening – plastic deformation strengthening, grain boundary strengthening, solid solution strengthening, precipitation strengthening, strengthening by phase transformation;
They are capable to solve problems of segregations in metallic materials – macro-segregations, micro-segregations grain boundary segregations including concurrence segregations etc.;
They are capable to analyse and solve problems of restoration processes in metallic materials – recovery, primary recrystallisation, grain coarsening, secondary and tertiary recrystallisation.
Course Contents
1. – 4. Diffusion in metallic systems – diffusion mechanisms, derivation of the 1. and 2. Fick´s law, interstitial diffusion, theory of random walk and mean quadratic replacement, substitutional diffusion – self-diffusion; impurity diffusion, inter-diffusion, diffusion in ternary systems, accelerated diffusion by imperfections of crystal structure;
5. – 6. Mechanisms of metallic materials strengthening – plastic deformation strengthening, grain boundary strengthening, solid solution strengthening, precipitation strengthening, strengthening by phase transformation;
7. - 8. Segregations in metallic materials – macro-segregations, micro-segregations grain boundary segregations including concurrence segregations etc.;
9. – 10. Restoration processes in metallic materials – recovery, primary recrystallisation, grain coarsening, secondary and tertiary recrystallisation;
11. – 13. Application and modelling of physical metallurgy principles in specific metallic systems (micro-alloyed steels, low-alloyed steels, corrosion resistant steels, Ni-Al alloys, Cu-alloys, Al-alloys).
14. Summary; examples from engineering practice.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
SOJKA, J. Physical metallurgy. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2013. Available from: http://katedry.fmmi.vsb.cz/Opory_FMMI_ENG/AEM/Physical%20Metallurgy.pdf

ABBASCHIAN, R., L. ABBASCHIAN a R. E. REED-HILL. Physical metallurgy principles. 4. vyd. Stamford: Cengage Learning, 2009. ISBN 978-0-495-08254-5.

HUMPHREYS, F. J. a M. HATHERLY. Recrystallization and related phenomena. 2. vyd. Oxford: Elsevier, 2004. ISBN 0-08-044164-5.
SOJKA, J. Fyzikální metalurgie. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2013. Dostupné z: http://katedry.fmmi.vsb.cz/Opory_FMMI/636/Fyz_metalurgie.pdf

PLUHAŘ, J. et al. Fyzikální metalurgie a mezní stavy materiálu. Praha: SNTL, 1987.

ABBASCHIAN, R., L. ABBASCHIAN a R. E. REED-HILL. Physical metallurgy principles. 4. vyd. Stamford: Cengage Learning, 2009. ISBN 978-0-495-08254-5.

Recommended Reading:
SMALLMAN, R. E a A. H. W. NGAN. Physical metallurgy and advanced materials. 7. vyd. Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007. ISBN 978-0-7506-6906-1.

LEJČEK, P. Grain boundary segregation in metals. Berlin: Springer, 2010. ISBN 978-3-642-12504-1.
PÍŠEK, F., et al. Nauka o materiálu. I, Nauka o kovech. 2. rozš. a zcela přeprac. vyd. Praha: Academia, 1975.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Experimental work in labs, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined