Commented University Calendar

Structural Metallic Materials

Course Units (new window)

Instructor:

Karl Ulrich Kainer und Mitarbeiter

Course Format:

2 Hours Lecture

Period:

Winter Semester

Language:

English

Recommended Previous Knowledge:

Fundamentals of Materials Science I

Contents:

Steels:

  • Fundamentals of steels
  • Carbon steels: phase diagram, transformation behaviour, technical heat treatments
  • Low and high alloyed steels: influence of alloying elements on transformation and carbides
  • Corrosion and scaling resistant steels : Classification, composition and microstructure, properties and applications

Aluminium alloys:

  • Alloy systems and groups
  • Non-age-hardenable Al-alloys: Processing and microstructure, Mechanical properties and applications
  • Age-hardenable Al-alloys: Processing and microstructure, Mechanical properties and applications

Magnesium alloys

  • Introduction into magnesium materials, Alloy systems and groups
  • Cast alloys, processing, microstructure and properties
  • Wrought alloys, processing, microstructure and properties

Learning Outcomes:

Provide students of Materials Science with in-depth information about the physical metallurgy, structure and properties of technically relevant metallic structural materials and their applications; emphasis: carbon steels, low- and high-alloyed steels, stainless steels; aluminium alloys, magnesium alloys

Reading Resources:

  • Werkstoffkunde Stahl Bd. I und II, Verein Deutsher Eidenhüttenleute (Hrsg), Spriner, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 1982, ISBN 0-387-12619-8
  • Aluminium-Taschenbuch, C. Kammer (Hrsg), Aluminium Zentrale Düsseldorf, 2001, Aluminium Verlag, Düsseldorf, ISBN 3-410-22028-3
  • Magnesium, K. U. Kainer (Hrsg.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2000, ISBN 3-527-29979-3
  • Magnesium - Alloys and Technologies, K. U. Kainer (Hrsg.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 2003, ISBN 3-527-30570-x

Performance Record:

Written examination

Workload:

90 hours total

Further Information:

http://www.tuhh.de/wp/

Credit points of this module can be found in the course plan for the corresponding course of study.

Back to overview