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Farzad Mahboubi
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 Physical Metallurgy II(SPRING_2019)

Aims:

The main emphasis of this course is to create a physical basis which relates the structure of the materials, particularly, the metals, to their properties.

Syllabus:

  • Week 1: Introduction to the course, preliminary definitions of phase transformation
  • Week 2: Phase transformation (continue), nucleation and growth, solidification
  • Week 3: Homogeneous and heterogeneous nucleation
  • Week 4: Inter phase interfaces in solids, homogeneous nucleation in solids
  • Week 5: Nucleation with incoherent interface in solids, critical radius of coherency loss, heterogeneous nucleation in solids
  • Week 6: Diffusion and its mechanisms, diffusion in ideal solutions, Fick’s first law
  • Week 7: Kirkendall effect, Darken’s equations, Fick’s second law, Grube method in solution of Fick’s second law
  • Week 8: Midterm examination
  • Week 9: Solution of Fick’s second law by Matano method, thin film solution, surface hardening, diffusion with constant surface concentration (carburizing, nitriding), decarburization, self diffusion
  • Week 10: (Continue) Solution of Fick’s second law by Matano method, thin film solution, surface hardening, diffusion with constant surface concentration (carburizing, nitriding), decarburization, self diffusion
  • Week 11: Essential parameters influencing diffusion coefficient, diffusion along grain boundaries and free surfaces, lattice diffusion, TTT diagram, age (precipitation) hardening
  • Week 12: (Continue) age (precipitation) hardening, active hardening mechanisms during age hardening
  • Week 13: Spinodal decomposition, recovery, recrystalization and growth
  • Week 14: Pearlitic phase transformation, diffusional transformation
  • Week 15: Martensitic transformation, diffusionless transformation
  • Week 16: Bainitic transformation

Text Book:

  • Physical properties of materials, Ahmad Razaghian, 2011
  • Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys, D. A. Porter and K. E. Easterling, Mohamed Sherif, Third edition, Chapman and Hall, 2009.
  • Physical Metallurgy Principles, R. E. Reed-hill and R. Abbaschian, PWS-KENT Publishing Co., 2008.
  • Engineering Materials, V. B. John


 Heat Treatment Lab.(FALL_2018)

Aims:

The main purpose of heat treatment laboratory is to investigate the various heat treatments on microstructure and mechanical properties of metals (especially steels).

Syllabus:

  • Experiment 1: Effect of cooling media on the microstructure and hardness of CK4, CK15 and AISI 4140 alloys
  • Experiment 2: Effect of austenitization temperature on the austenite grain size in plain carbon steel
  • Experiment 3: Effect of initial microstructure of plain carbon steel on spheroidizing of cementite
  • Experiment 4: Effect of tempering time and temperature on mechanical properties of CK45 steel
  • Experiment 5: Effect of time, temperature and cold working on recovery and recrystallization process of brass
  • Experiment 6: Introduction to plasma nitriding process and its effects on the properties of steels
  • Experiment 7: Investigation of austenitization kinetic of CK45 steel
  • Experiment 8: Jominy test to measure the hardenability of a steel and its ideal size

Text Book:

  • Principles of heat treatment of steels, George Krauss


 Heat Treatment Lab.(FALL_2018)

Aims:

The main purpose of heat treatment laboratory is to investigate the various heat treatments on microstructure and mechanical properties of metals (especially steels).

Syllabus:

  • Experiment 1: Effect of cooling media on the microstructure and hardness of CK4, CK15 and AISI 4140 alloys
  • Experiment 2: Effect of austenitization temperature on the austenite grain size in plain carbon steel
  • Experiment 3: Effect of initial microstructure of plain carbon steel on spheroidizing of cementite
  • Experiment 4: Effect of tempering time and temperature on mechanical properties of CK45 steel
  • Experiment 5: Effect of time, temperature and cold working on recovery and recrystallization process of brass
  • Experiment 6: Introduction to plasma nitriding process and its effects on the properties of steels
  • Experiment 7: Investigation of austenitization kinetic of CK45 steel
  • Experiment 8: Jominy test to measure the hardenability of a steel and its ideal size

Text Book:

  • Principles of heat treatment of steels, George Krauss


 Physical Metallurgy II(FALL_2018)

Aims:

The main emphasis of this course is to create a physical basis which relates the structure of the materials, particularly, the metals, to their properties.

Syllabus:

  • Week 1: Introduction to the course, preliminary definitions of phase transformation
  • Week 4: Inter phase interfaces in solids, homogeneous nucleation in solids
  • Week 2: Phase transformation (continue), nucleation and growth, solidification
  • Week 3: Homogeneous and heterogeneous nucleation
  • Week 6: Diffusion and its mechanisms, diffusion in ideal solutions, Fick’s first law
  • Week 11: Essential parameters influencing diffusion coefficient, diffusion along grain boundaries and free surfaces, lattice diffusion, TTT diagram, age (precipitation) hardening
  • Week 13: Spinodal decomposition, recovery, recrystalization and growth
  • Week 5: Nucleation with incoherent interface in solids, critical radius of coherency loss, heterogeneous nucleation in solids
  • Week 7: Kirkendall effect, Darken’s equations, Fick’s second law, Grube method in solution of Fick’s second law
  • Week 8: Midterm examination
  • Week 9: Solution of Fick’s second law by Matano method, thin film solution, surface hardening, diffusion with constant surface concentration (carburizing, nitriding), decarburization, self diffusion
  • Week 10: (Continue) Solution of Fick’s second law by Matano method, thin film solution, surface hardening, diffusion with constant surface concentration (carburizing, nitriding), decarburization, self diffusion
  • Week 12: (Continue) age (precipitation) hardening, active hardening mechanisms during age hardening
  • Week 14: Pearlitic phase transformation, diffusional transformation
  • Week 15: Martensitic transformation, diffusionless transformation
  • Week 16: Bainitic transformation

Text Book:

  • Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys, D. A. Porter and K. E. Easterling, Mohamed Sherif, Third edition, Chapman and Hall, 2009.
  • Physical Metallurgy Principles, R. E. Reed-hill and R. Abbaschian, PWS-KENT Publishing Co., 2008.
  • Physical properties of materials, Ahmad Razaghian, 2011
  • Engineering Materials, V. B. John


 Research Methods in Science & Engineering Materials(FALL_2018)

Aims:

Familiarity with research skills, internet searching tools, skills of scientific writing and oral presentation

Syllabus:

  • Week eleven: Introduction to incubators and science and technology centers. Introduction to law of supporting knowledge based companies
  • Week twelve: Introduction to methods and institutes of academic ranking of world universities. Introduction to indicators of scientific production, evaluation of ISI articles
  • Week thirteen: Engineer and research, characteristics of an engineer
  • Week fourteen: Introduction to different types of research, development research
  • Week fifteen: Introduction to research steps, stages of a development research
  • Students seminars
  • Week one: Introduction to the course and grading
  • Week two: Introduction to the title of the seminars, slide preparation and oral presentation skills
  • Week three: How to write a scientific research article
  • Week four: How to search the internet
  • Week five: Intellectual properties and patents
  • Week six: Correction of students ISI papers
  • Week seven: Introduction to Scopus, SIC, Simago
  • Week eight: How to write research proposal. Introduction to Endnote, Mendeley and MS Word softwares
  • Week nine: Introduction to RSM experimental design method, Engineering ethics
  • Week ten: The problems of university – industry relations. Introduction to center for idea processing, innovation and technology of university

Text Book:

  • Engineering profession, Dr. Hossein Memarin, Tehran university press, 2009


 Heat Treatment Lab.(SPRING_2018)

Aims:

The main purpose of heat treatment laboratory is to investigate the various heat treatments on microstructure and mechanical properties of metals (especially steels).

Syllabus:

  • Experiment 1: Effect of cooling media on the microstructure and hardness of CK4, CK15 and AISI 4140 alloys
  • Experiment 2: Effect of austenitization temperature on the austenite grain size in plain carbon steel
  • Experiment 3: Effect of initial microstructure of plain carbon steel on spheroidizing of cementite
  • Experiment 4: Effect of tempering time and temperature on mechanical properties of CK45 steel
  • Experiment 5: Effect of time, temperature and cold working on recovery and recrystallization process of brass
  • Experiment 6: Introduction to plasma nitriding process and its effects on the properties of steels
  • Experiment 7: Investigation of austenitization kinetic of CK45 steel
  • Experiment 8: Jominy test to measure the hardenability of a steel and its ideal size

Text Book:

  • Principles of heat treatment of steels, George Krauss


 Heat Treatment Lab.(SPRING_2018)

Aims:

The main purpose of heat treatment laboratory is to investigate the various heat treatments on microstructure and mechanical properties of metals (especially steels).

Syllabus:

  • Experiment 1: Effect of cooling media on the microstructure and hardness of CK4, CK15 and AISI 4140 alloys
  • Experiment 2: Effect of austenitization temperature on the austenite grain size in plain carbon steel
  • Experiment 3: Effect of initial microstructure of plain carbon steel on spheroidizing of cementite
  • Experiment 4: Effect of tempering time and temperature on mechanical properties of CK45 steel
  • Experiment 5: Effect of time, temperature and cold working on recovery and recrystallization process of brass
  • Experiment 6: Introduction to plasma nitriding process and its effects on the properties of steels
  • Experiment 7: Investigation of austenitization kinetic of CK45 steel
  • Experiment 8: Jominy test to measure the hardenability of a steel and its ideal size

Text Book:

  • Principles of heat treatment of steels, George Krauss


 Physical Metallurgy II(SPRING_2018)

Aims:

The main emphasis of this course is to create a physical basis which relates the structure of the materials, particularly, the metals, to their properties.

Syllabus:

  • Week 1: Introduction to the course, preliminary definitions of phase transformation
  • Week 2: Phase transformation (continue), nucleation and growth, solidification
  • Week 3: Homogeneous and heterogeneous nucleation
  • Week 4: Inter phase interfaces in solids, homogeneous nucleation in solids
  • Week 5: Nucleation with incoherent interface in solids, critical radius of coherency loss, heterogeneous nucleation in solids
  • Week 6: Diffusion and its mechanisms, diffusion in ideal solutions, Fick’s first law
  • Week 7: Kirkendall effect, Darken’s equations, Fick’s second law, Grube method in solution of Fick’s second law
  • Week 8: Midterm examination
  • Week 9: Solution of Fick’s second law by Matano method, thin film solution, surface hardening, diffusion with constant surface concentration (carburizing, nitriding), decarburization, self diffusion
  • Week 10: (Continue) Solution of Fick’s second law by Matano method, thin film solution, surface hardening, diffusion with constant surface concentration (carburizing, nitriding), decarburization, self diffusion
  • Week 11: Essential parameters influencing diffusion coefficient, diffusion along grain boundaries and free surfaces, lattice diffusion, TTT diagram, age (precipitation) hardening
  • Week 12: (Continue) age (precipitation) hardening, active hardening mechanisms during age hardening
  • Week 13: Spinodal decomposition, recovery, recrystalization and growth
  • Week 14: Pearlitic phase transformation, diffusional transformation
  • Week 15: Martensitic transformation, diffusionless transformation
  • Week 16: Bainitic transformation

Text Book:

  • Physical properties of materials, Ahmad Razaghian, 2011
  • Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys, D. A. Porter and K. E. Easterling, Mohamed Sherif, Third edition, Chapman and Hall, 2009.
  • Physical Metallurgy Principles, R. E. Reed-hill and R. Abbaschian, PWS-KENT Publishing Co., 2008.
  • Engineering Materials, V. B. John


 Heat Treatment Lab.(FALL_2017)

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         Heat Treatment Lab.(FALL_2017)

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           Research Methods in Science & Engineering Materials(FALL_2017)

          Aims:

          Familiarity with research skills, internet searching tools, skills of scientific writing and oral presentation

          Syllabus:

          • Week one: Introduction to the course and grading
          • Week two: Introduction to the title of the seminars, slide preparation and oral presentation skills
          • Week three: How to write a scientific research article
          • Week four: How to search the internet
          • Week five: Intellectual properties and patents
          • Week six: Correction of students ISI papers
          • Week seven: Introduction to Scopus, SIC, Simago
          • Week eight: How to write research proposal. Introduction to Endnote, Mendeley and MS Word softwares
          • Week nine: Introduction to RSM experimental design method, Engineering ethics
          • Week ten: The problems of university – industry relations. Introduction to center for idea processing, innovation and technology of university
          • Week eleven: Introduction to incubators and science and technology centers. Introduction to law of supporting knowledge based companies
          • Week twelve: Introduction to methods and institutes of academic ranking of world universities. Introduction to indicators of scientific production, evaluation of ISI articles
          • Week thirteen: Engineer and research, characteristics of an engineer
          • Week fourteen: Introduction to different types of research, development research
          • Week fifteen: Introduction to research steps, stages of a development research
          • Students seminars

          Text Book:

          • Engineering profession, Dr. Hossein Memarin, Tehran university press, 2009


           
           
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