Solidification of Metals

Course Name: 

Solidification of Metals (MT903)

Programme: 

Ph.D

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(0-0-3) 3

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Heat flow in solidification, plane front solidification of single phase alloy, cellular solidification, plane front solidification of polyfront alloy, solidification of castings and ingots, solidification of polyphase alloy. Fluid flow, thermodynamics of solidification, nucleation and interface kinetics growth. Processing and properties: homogenization, mechanical properties of equiaxed cast structure, properties of columnar structure, aligned composites, effect of working.

References: 

M.C. Flemings, Solidification Processing, McGraw Hill, 1974
W. Kurz, D. J. Fischer, Fundamentals of Solidification, Trans Tech, 1984.

Department: 

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
 

Contact us

Prof. K. Narayan Prabhu, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
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