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Nonferrous metal alloys for automotive industry

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Course Unit Code637-0417/04
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer 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
LOS35doc. Dr. Ing. Monika Losertová
Summary
Student becomes acquainted in this subject with various types of materials based on nonferrous metals, which are used in automotive industry. He gains knowledge about preparation, heat treatment and mechanical processing, machinability, weldability, physical, mechanical and structural properties, as well as about applications of alloys of nonferrous metals.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Student will be able to:
- classify types of materials based on nonferrous metals used in automotive industry.
- describe preparation and heat treatment and mechanical processing of alloys of nonferrous metals
- evaluate machinability and weldability of alloys of nonferrous metals
- characterise physical, mechanical and structural properties of alloys of nonferrous metals
- enumerate, or select new suitable applications of alloys of nonferrous metals
Course Contents
1. Aluminum alloys (methods of production, casting, powder metallurgy, alloying, thermal treatment, mechanical treatment, welding, classification of alloys, physical and mechanical properties, applications)
2. Magnesium alloys (methods of production, casting, powder metallurgy, alloying, thermal treatment, mechanical treatment, welding, classification of alloys, physical and mechanical properties, applications)
3. Superalloys
4.Titanium alloys (methods of production, casting, powder metallurgy, alloying, thermal treatment, mechanical treatment, welding, classification of alloys, physical and mechanical properties, applications)
5. Metallic foams (methods of production, classification, physical and mechanical properties, applications)
6. Composites (methods of production, casting, powder metallurgy, alloying, thermal treatment, mechanical treatment, welding, classification, physical and mechanical properties, applications)
7. Hydrogen storage materials (methods of production, classification of alloys, physical properties, applications)
8. Other nonferrous metals and alloys in automotive industry (methods of production, casting, powder metallurgy, alloying, thermal treatment, mechanical treatment, welding, classification of alloys, physical and mechanical properties, applications)
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
TOTTEN, G., E. a kol. Handbook of Aluminium. New York, 2003, pp. 1296.
REED, R. C. The Superalloys. Fundamentals and Applications. Cambridge University Press The Edinburgh Building, Cambridge cb2 2ru, UK. 2006. pp. 372. ISBN-13 978-0-521-85904-2
Titanium and Titanium Alloys. Fundamentals and Applications. Edited by Leyens Ch. and Peters M., WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim. 2003.ISBN: 3-527-30534-3
Automotive engineering : lightweight, functional, and novel materials Edited by Cantor B., Grant P., Johnston C., CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group 6000 Broken Sound Parkway NW, 2008. pp.277. ISBN 978-0-7503-1001-7
YAMAGATA, H. The science and technology of materials in automotive engines. Published by Woodhead Publishing Limited, Abington Hall, Abington Cambridge CB1 6AH, England, 2005, pp. 318 p. ISBN-13: 978-1-85573-742-6
LOSERTOVÁ, M.: Syllaby přednášek předmětu Slitiny neželezných kovů v automobilovém průmyslu. Interní texty. 2010
PÍŠEK, F., JENÍČEK, L., RYŠ, P. Nauka o materiálu I, Nauka o kovech 3.svazek. Neželezné kovy. Praha, Academia, 1973.
MICHNA Š. a kol. Encyklopedie hliníku. Prešov, Adin, 2005, 700 s.
DRÁPALA, J. a kol. Hořčík, jeho slitiny a binární systémy hořčík-příměs.Ostrava, VŠB-TU Ostrava 2004, 172 s.
YAMAGATA, H. The science and technology of materials in automotive engines. Published by Woodhead Publishing Limited, Abington Hall, Abington Cambridge CB1 6AH, England, 2005, pp. 318 p. ISBN-13: 978-1-85573-742-6
Recommended Reading:
publications in scientific and popular periodics
Yamagata, H. The science and technology of materials in automotive engines. Published by Woodhead Publishing Limited, Abington Hall, Abington Cambridge CB1 6AH, England, 2005, pp. 318 p. ISBN-13: 978-1-85573-742-6
DAVIES, G. Materials for Automobile Bodies. Elsevier Ltd., 2003, pp. 277. ISBN 0 7506 5692 1
články v odborných i populárních publikacích
Titanium and Titanium Alloys. Fundamentals and Applications. Edited by Leyens Ch. and Peters M., WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim. 2003.ISBN: 3-527-30534-3
Automotive engineering : lightweight, functional, and novel materials Edited by Cantor B., Grant P., Johnston C., CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group 6000 Broken Sound Parkway NW, 2008. pp.277. ISBN 978-0-7503-1001-7
DAVIES, G. Materials for Automobile Bodies. Elsevier Ltd., 2003, pp. 277. ISBN 0 7506 5692 1
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Individual consultations, Tutorials, Experimental work in labs, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined