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Modulhandbuch zur Akkreditierung

des Masterstudiengangs

Metallurgical Engineering

der RWTH Aachen


Ingenieurswissenschaftliche Vertiefung (Basisfächer):

Course Master Metallurgical Engineering


Name of Module Fabrication Technology of Metals

Type of Module Basic course

Courses a) Lecture “Introduction to Metal Forming”


b) Lecture “Foundry Technology”
c) Exercise “Introduction to Metal Forming”
d) Exercise “Foundry Technology”
Semester Summer semester
2nd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Tue. 11:45h – 13:15h
b) Wed. 11:45h – 13:15h
c) Tue. 13:15h – 15:45h
d) TBA
Responsibility Prof. Dr.-Ing. G. Hirt

Lecturer Prof. Dr.-Ing. G. Hirt


Prof. Dr.-Ing. A. Bührig-Polaczek
Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 4


Exercises: 2
Work load Presence-study = 68 h
Home-study = 172 h
Credit points 8

Requirements

Basis for:

Learning targets / a); c):


competences to be Knowledge:
reached The students know the basic technologies of metal
forming as well as selected solution methods.

Comprehension:
The students understand the coherences between
essential process and material parameters.

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Application:
The basic equations of the elemental theory for analysis
and interpretation of basic processes of metal forming
can be applied.

b); d):
Knowledge:
The students possess an overview and know the basics
of foundry technology.

Comprehension:
The students understand the connection between
process technology, casting materials and their
simulation.

Application:
The students are enabled to meet technology based
decisions on complex foundry processes and materials.
Contents a); c)
Introduction to basics: plasticity, plastomechanics,
boundary conditions and heat transport, solution
methods
Technology and solving methods of bulk-forming:
forging, extrusion, bar extrusion, drawing, rolling
Technology and solving methods of sheet forming:
forming of sheet metal, tribology, deep-drawing,
stretch-forming, flow forming
b); d)
Physical and technological basics: metallic melts,
supercooling, nucleation, casting-, feeding- and
gating techniques
Moulding and casting technology: high-pressure-die-
casting, die-casting sand-casting as well as moulding
materials and applicable rapid-prototyping techniques
Casting materials (cast iron, aluminium- and
magnesium alloys): metallurgy, casting properties,
micro-structure and its properties as well as the
relationship between them
Simulation of foundry processes: heat-balance in
casting and mould, flow and convection
Aspects of economic and ecological challenges in
foundry technology

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Examination Written exam 180 min
Media Lecture: Power Point with short videos
Exercises: Overhead-projector, board, power-point
Literature T. Altan: Metal forming, American Society for Metals
Lange: Handbook of Metal Forming, Volume 1
Scriptum and hand-outs
D. M. Stefanescu: Science and Engineering of Casting
Solidification, Kluwer Academic, New York, 2002.

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Fabrication Technology of Mineral Materials

Type of Module Basic course

Courses a) Lecture “Glass”


b) Lecture “Ceramics”
c) Lecture “Mineral Raw Materials”
d) Exercise “Glass”
e) Exercise “Ceramics”
f) Exercise “Mineral Raw Materials”
Semester Summer semester
2nd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Mon. 8.15h – 9.00h
b) Fri. 8.15h – 9.00h
c) Fri. 10.00h – 10.45h
d) Mon. 9.00h – 9.45h
e) Fri. 9.00h – 9.45h
f) Fri. 10.45h – 11.30h
Responsibility Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat. Reinhard Conradt

Lecturer Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat. R. Conradt


Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat. R. Telle
Dr.rer.nat. A. Kaiser
Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 3


Exercises: 3
Work load Presence-study = 68 h
Home-study =172 h
Credit points 8

Requirements

Basis for:

Learning targets / a), d) The students know the entire chain of industrial
competences to be glass production from the acquisition of energy carriers
reached and raw materials via the calculation and mixing of the
batch, the melting process and the most common

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forming processes to quality control. They are able to set
up mass, energy, and CO2 emission balances.
b), e) The students know how to handle and to
characterise ceramic raw materials and green bodies.
They understand the principles and physico-chemical
background of the manufacturing processes and are
aware of the micro-structural peculiarities introduced by
the respective treatment. In particular they are able to
recognise microstructural defects and their origins.
c), f) The students possess fundamental knowledge
about the occurrence and properties of industrial raw
materials in respect to their genesis in earth crust,
mineral phases, impurities, and intergrowths. They know
about the temperature and pressure-dependent stability
of minerals and the relative enrichment of particular
elements in the crystal lattices.
Contents a), d) Flow chart of the melting process; design of glass
melting furnaces and their components; the furnace
treated as a thermal reactor and as a chemical reactor;
combustion calculation; quality, availability, and stock
keeping of raw materials; batch calculations; redox
control; forming principles for a visco-elastic medium;
production of tubes, fibres, containers, sheets; quality
control cycles.
b), e) Production and properties of selected oxides,
carbides, and nitrides. Powder production and
characterisation; milling and mixing procedures,
screening, technology of granulation; rheology of slurries,
viscosity, zeta-potential; technology of slip casting, tape
casting, extrusion, injection moulding, dry pressing, and
cold isostatic pressing.
c), f) Evolution of the earth crust; availability of elements;
element enrichment by geochemical processes; igneous
rock forming processes; plutonic, volcanic, metamorphic,
and sedimentological generation of mineral species;
gravitational differentiation; crystallisation of magmatites;
occurrence of primary and secondary industrial minerals
and their properties, in particular quartz, feldspars, and
related compounds; role of weathering and
transportation; formation of carbonates, clays, bauxites.
Examination Written exam 180 min; 60 min for each sub-topic

Media Lectures: power-point presentation and hand-outs;


Exercise: blackboard, overhead

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Literature a) Trier: Glass melting furnaces. Springer Verlag 1984.
Own scriptum on fabrication technology. Own
scriptum on glass technology.
b) D. W. Richerson, Modern Ceramic Engineering,
Marcel Dekker, New York 1992; Munz, Fett,
Ceramics – Mechanical Properties, Failure
Behaviour, Materials Selection, Springer Verlag,
1999; Materials Science and Technology Vol.17B:
Processing of Ceramics Part II, Verlag Chemie,
Weinheim 1996
c) Baumgart, Dunham, Process Mineralogy of Ceramic
Materials; Enke-Verlag 1984

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Metallic Materials

Type of Module Basic course

Courses a) Lecture “Metallic Materials” Prof. Bleck


b) Lecture “Metallic Materials” Prof. Kaysser
c) Exercise “Metallic Materials” Prof. Bleck
d) Exercise “Metallic Materials” Prof. Kaysser
Semester Summer semester
2nd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Wed. 8:15h – 9:45h
b) Wed. 14:00h – 15:00h
c) Tue. 10:00h – 11:30h
d) Wed. 15:45h – 17:15h
Responsibility Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. W. Bleck

Lecturer Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. W. Bleck


Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat. W. A. Kaysser
Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 4


Exercises: 2
Work load Presence-study = 68 h
Home-study = 172 h
Credit points 8

Requirements

Basis for:

Learning targets / Students are proficient in the metal-physical phenomena


competences to be and their different possibilities for systematic influence on
reached metals properties. Further on, students manage the
transfer of the learned theories on practical applications
of metallic materials. For selected examples, students
are capable of analysing the development of
microstructure through process chain.

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Contents Physical properties of metallic materials; substitutional
and interstitial solid solution; selected binary and ternary
systems; Choice of materials, steel groups: unalloyed
mild steels, structural steels, soft magnetic steels,
stainless steels, aluminium, titanium and magnesium
alloys, copper base alloys, super alloys, high melting
metals, hard materials and compounds of hard materials;
magnetic materials; design of composite materials phase
transformation: precipitation and aging, pearlite, bainite,
martensite; heat treatment of steels; steel processing:
continuous casting, hot rolling, cold rolling, annealing,
surface treatment; development of microstructure.
Examination Written exam 180 min

Media Lecture: Power-Point, transparencies, short videos,


models und exhibits
Exercises: Power-Point, transparencies, short videos,
models und exhibits
Literature - W. Bleck: Material Science of Steel, Verlag Mainz, 2007
- W. Bleck: Material Testing, Verlag Mainz, 2007
- handouts
Additional literature references are given in lectures

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Mineral Materials

Type of Module Basic course

Courses a) Lecture “Glass”


b) Lecture “Ceramics”
c) Lecture “Crystallography of Mineral Materials”
d) Exercise “Glass”
e) Exercise “Ceramics”
f) Exercise “Crystallography of Mineral Materials”
Semester Winter semester
1st semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Mon. 8.15h – 9.15h
b) Tue. 14.00h – 15.00h
c) Wed. 10.00h – 11.00h
d) Mon. 9.15h – 9.45h
e) Tue. 15.00h – 15.30h
f) Wed. 11.00h – 11.30h
Responsibility Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat. R. Conradt

Lecturer Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat. R. Conradt


Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat. R. Telle
Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat. G. Roth
Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 4


Exercises: 2
Work load Presence-study = 68 h
Home-study = 172 h
Credit points 8

Requirements

Basis for:

Learning targets / a) Lecture: The students conceive “glass” as a special


competences to be aggregate state of matter and know how to describe it
reached in terms of thermodynamic, structural, and kinetic
categories. They understand the meaning of chemical

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bonds in oxide systems, and are able to derive the
short-range order entities of the glass structures.
They gain an overview over spectral, optical, and
thermo-mechanical properties of industrial glasses.
b) Lecture: The students understand the chemical and
physico-chemical properties of ceramic materials;
they know about the most important structure-
property relations such as brittle behaviour, thermal
properties; ion and super conductivity, piezo effect,
medical behaviour; they know what kind of material is
used for what purposes and recognise advantages
and disadvantages.
c) Lecture: The students acquire a basic understanding
of the building principles of crystal structures in terms
of chemical bonding and structural topology. This
includes an overview over the most important
structure types and of structure-property relations in
inorganic (non-metallic) engineering materials.
d) Exercise: The students know to derive the viscosity-
temperature function from the chemical composition
of a glass, to determine working and cooling range.
They are able to derive the crystallization curve for a
given glass. They know how to influence the colour of
a glass. They know how to set up a cooling
programme for an industrial product.
e) Exercise: The students know about fundamentals of
sintering behaviour and are able to give qualitative
estimates on the microstructural evolution during
densification; they are able to estimate the stress-
failure behaviour of ceramics by means of Griffith-
Equation.
f) Exercise: The students will learn “hands-on” how to
understand, draw and interpret crystal structures both
qualitatively (identify structure type, identify
coordination, describe polyhedral linkage etc.) and
quantitatively (derive bond-lengths and -angles,
discuss bond-strength and derive structure related
properties).

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Contents a) Glass: Thermodynamic functions of a glass, the glass
transition, random network versus cluster hypothesis
of the glass structure, viscosity (VFT, Angell, and
Gibb-Adam plot), crystallization and nucleation. Ionic
versus covalent bonds, hybrid bonds, anion-cation
packing, Dietzel field strength, electronegativity,
short-range order building blocks of oxide glasses;
optical and spectral properties; thermal expansion,
thermal stresses, strength and fracture mechanics of
a material having no internal microstructure
b) Ceramics: Definitions of ceramics, chemical
composition and interatomic bonding; sintering
phenomena; introduction to brittle fracture; ceramics
in application: high-temperature properties:
refractories, insulating materials, ceramics in
automotives and energy technology; electrical and
electronic properties, ion conductivity, super
conductors, NTC, PTC, medical properties.
c) Crystallography of Mineral Materials: Basic syste-
matic crystal chemistry: Chemical and topological
classification; fundamental structure types. Structure
and chemical bonding. Principles of structure-pro-
perty relations in inorganic solids (mechanical,
electrical, magnetic, thermal properties etc.). Struc-
tural defects and structural phase transitions and their
influence on macroscopic properties. Crystal chem-
ical tailoring of materials properties (doping, substi-
tution etc.); Selected examples of technically import-
ant materials (e.g. perovskites, spinells, semicon-
ductors, oxide- and non-oxide ceramics, ultra-hard
materials, refractories etc.)
d) “Glass”: Calculation of viscosity by Lakatos factors,
derivation of VFT parameters from experiments, set-
up of Angell and Gibbs-Adam plot; determination of
the crystallization time law from crystallite geometry;
design of a full-fledged industrial cooling programme
e) “Ceramics”: Microstructural evolution during sintering;
thermal expansion; thermal shock; lambda probe,
SOFC, linings of gas turbines; corrosion in liquids and
gasses, active and passive oxidation; dental and
bone implants.
f) like c)
Examination Written exam 180 min; 60 min for each sub-topic

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Media Lectures: power-point presentation and hand-outs;
visualization software for crystal structures; hand-on
samples
Exercises: blackboard, overhead, calculator worksheets,
use (on own PC or CIP-pool) of freely available software
for constructing and drawing crystal structures; simple
structure optimization (molecular mechanics) software
Literature a) Own scriptum, Scholze: Glass – Nature, Structure &
Properties, Springer Verlag, Berlin 1998. R. H.
Doremus: Glass Science. John Wiley, New York
1994.
b) D.W. Richerson, Modern Ceramic Engineering,
Marcel Dekker, New York 1992; Munz, Fett,
Ceramics – Mechanical Properties, Failure
Behaviour, Materials Selection, Springer Verlag,
1999; W.D. Kingery, H.K. Bowen, D.R. Uhlmann,
Introduction to Ceramics John Wiley & Sons, New
York, Chichester, 3rd Ed.1976; Yet-Ming Chiang,
Dunbar Bernie III, W.D. Kingery Physical Ceramics -
Principles for Ceramic Science and Engineering,
Wiley, MIT-Series in Materials Science and
Engineering 1977
c) A.F. Wells: Structural Inorganic Chemistry, scripts,
handouts

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module
Physical Metallurgy
Type of Module
Basic course
Courses a) Lecture “Physical Metallurgy”
b) Exercises “Physical Metallurgy”
Semester Winter semester
1st semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Thu. 10:00h – 11:30h; 17:00h – 18:30h
b) Fri. 8:15h – 9:45h
Responsibility
Prof. Dr.rer.nat. G. Gottstein
Lecturer
Prof. Dr.rer.nat. G. Gottstein
Language
English
Curriculum
M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering
Hours per week Lecture: 4
Exercises: 2
Work load Presence-study = 68 h
Home-study = 172 h
Credit points
8
Requirements

Basis for:

Learning targets / The students will get familiar with the physical
competences to be fundaments of material science. The students will be
reached enabled to study more specialized and fundamental
topics of material science. They will learn to use the
concepts and methods in material science
independently and will practice this in exercises
accompanying the lecture. The students will deepen
their understanding of the learnt contents during
these exercises.
Contents Microstructure; atomic structure of solids; crystal defects;
alloys; diffusion; mechanical properties; recovery,
recrystallization, grain growth; solidification; solid
state phase transformations; physical properties
Examination
Written exam 180 min

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Media Lecture: presentation, black board and chalk, computer
presentation, e-learning program Metis (available via
internet)
Exercises: presentation, black board and chalk, self –
dependent solving of exercises with guidance through
the exercises.
Literature Physical Foundations of Material Science,
G. Gottstein, Springer, 2004

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Study Program Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Process Metallurgy and Recycling

Type of Module Basic course

Courses a) Lecture “Iron & Steel Metallurgy”


b) Lecture “Nonferrous Metallurgy”
c) Tutorial “Iron & Steel Metallurgy”
d) Tutorial “Nonferrous Metallurgy”
Semester Winter semester
1st semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Lecture: Mon 14:00h – 15:30h
b) Lecture: Tue. 10:30h – 12:00h
c) Tutorial: Wed. 14:00h – 15:30h, (bi-weekly)
d) Tutorial: Wed. 14:00h – 15:30h, (bi-weekly)
Responsibility Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. B. Friedrich

Lecturer Dr. -Ing. R. Fuchs


Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. D. G. Senk
Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 4


Exercises: 2
Work load Presence-study = 68 h
Home-study = 172 h
Credit points 8

Requirements

Basis for: Study major(s) “Process Technology of Metals”,


“Physical Metallurgy”, “Materials Science of Steel” and
“Mineral Materials”
Learning targets / Non-ferrous Metallurgy:
competences to be The students should become capable to understand the
reached material flow, the primary and secondary processing
route, the necessary aggregate with parameters of
process and the chemical reaction in the metallurgical
process of Copper, Aluminium, Zinc, Lead and Titanium,
as well as the consideration of the problem of
environment and location and especially energy
requirements.
Iron and steel:
The students should know the most important properties
of the production of Iron and steel. They should be able
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to describe the plant specific relationship between the
aggregates of process, the thermo-chemical properties of
each middle-production and the kinetical process
procedure.
Contents Non-ferrous metallurgy:
Basics of nonferrous metallurgy
Economical significance, primary and secondary
raw material, global material management.
Metallurgical processes of Copper:
Pyrometallurgy: flash smelting; Converter metallurgy
and direct production; Recycling and
pyrometallurgical Refining; Refining electrolysis and
casting
Metallurgical processes of Aluminium:
Bauxite to Al-Hydroxide; Al-Hydroxide to Metal;
Recycling, melt treatment and casting.
Metallurgical processes of Zinc :
Hydrometallurgy; Extraction electrolysis and
hydrometallurgical Recycling; Pyrometallurgy;
pyrometallurgical refining of lead and zinc
Metallurgical processes of Titanium:
Sorel-process, Kroll-process, remelting
Iron and steel:
Introduction, historical review;
preparation of ore, production of coke;
thermodynamic, heterogeneous equilibrium,
kinetics;
reduction technology, production of Iron;
production of steel;
secondary metallurgy;
casting and solidification
slag in the production of Iron and steel
recycling of the steel scrapes
environment protection and sustainability
Examination Written exam 180 min
Media Lecture: Power-Point; Videos, Models, Samples,
Overhead,
Exercises: Power-Point; Overhead, Samples, white
board;
Literature Schmitz, C.
Handbook of Aluminium Recycling - Fundamentals,
Mechanical Preparation, Metallurgical Processing,
Plant Design
Vulkan Verlag GmbH, 2006, Essen
ISBN 978 3 8027 2936 2
Habashi, F.
Handbook of Extractive Metallurgy; Vol. 1, 2
VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Weinheim 1997
ISBN 3 527 28792 2
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Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry; Vol.
A1, A7,A14, A15, A26, A27, A28
VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Weinheim, 1985,
Fifth Completely Revised Edition

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Process Control Engineering

Type of Module Basic course

Courses a) Lecture: “Process Measurement”


b) Exercise: “Process Measurement”
c) Lecture: “Process Control Engineering”
d) Exercise: “Process Control Engineering”
Semester a), b) Winter semester; 1st semester of master course
c), d) Summer semester; 2nd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Tue. 8:15h – 9:45h
b) Tue. 15:45h – 17:15h (14d)
c) TBA
d) TBA
Responsibility Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. U. Epple

Lecturer Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. U. Epple

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 4


Exercises: 2
Work load Presence-study = 68 h
Home-study = 172 h
Credit points 8

Requirements

Basis for:

Learning targets / a), b)


competences to be ability to
reached - apply measuring methods,
- handle measured data ,
- evaluate measuring information
basic knowledge of
- main physical measuring principles
- requirements in industrial instrumentation
c), d)

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ability to
- analyse basic control problems
- construct hierarchical control solutions
- handle industrial control languages
- work with structural models of plants and processes
basic knowledge of
- industrial control systems
- requirements in industrial control
Contents a), b)
measuring methods, processing and validation of
measuring data, distribution functions, error analysis,
physical measuring principles (temperature, flow, level,
mechanical quantities..), industrial instrumentation
c), d)
- process control systems
- communication systems
- modelling techniques
- modelling plants, products, processes,
- control engineering
discrete control, hybrid control,
hierarchical control schema,
control languages, (CFC, SFC, StateCharts..)
formal methods
Examination Written exam 180 min

Media a), c) Prepared procedure documentation is fulfilled


during the lecture (TabletPC, Beamer)
b), d) Black board, Beamer
Literature Script

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Thermochemistry

Type of Module Basic course

Courses a) Lecture “Thermochemistry”


b) Exercise “Thermochemistry”
Semester Winter semester
1st semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Mon. 11:45h – 13:15h, Wed. 16:45h – 18:15h
b) Thu. 11:45h – 13:15h
Responsibility Prof. J. M. Schneider, Ph.D.

Lecturer Prof. J. M. Schneider, Ph.D.

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 4


Exercises: 2
Work load Presence-study = 68 h
Home-study = 172 h
Credit points 8

Requirements

Basis for:

Learning targets / The students get to know the basics of thermochemistry,


competences to be enabling them to evaluate the thermodynamic and kinetic
reached properties of materials to select or develop suitable
materials for different processes and requirements.
Contents Chemical equilibrium
Phase diagrams
Properties of mixtures
Statistical thermodynamic
Rate of chemical reactions
Elastic properties
Properties of surfaces
Examination Written exam180 min

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Media Lecture: Power-Point
Exercises: Black board, computer
Literature P. Atkins & J. de Paula, Physical chemistry

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Transport Phenomena

Type of Module Basic course

Courses a) Lecture “Transport Phenomena 1”


b) Exercise “Transport Phenomena 1”
c) Lecture “Transport Phenomena 2”
d) Exercise “Transport Phenomena 2”
Semester a), b) Winter semester; 1st semester of master course
c), d) Summer semester; 2nd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Mon. 10:00h – 11:30h
b) Wed. 11:45h – 13:15h (14d)
c) Wed. 10:00h – 11:30h
d) Thu. 08:15h – 09:45h (14d)
Responsibility Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. H. Pfeifer

Lecturer Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. H. Pfeifer

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 4


Exercises: 2
Work load Presence-study = 68 h
Home-study = 172 h
Credit points 8

Requirements

Basis for:

Learning targets / a), b)


competences to be The students are trained to classify the kinds of energy-
reached and mass-transport in technical systems and to examine
this with numerical and analytical methods quantitatively.
They can derive the mathematical model equations from
the balance equations. In the lecture and the
supplementary exercises examples are preferred from
the field of the material engineering (Industrial Furnace
Technology, Metallurgy, …)

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c), d)
The students are trained to classify the types of flows
and to analyse the basic equations analytically. In the
lecture and the supplementary exercises examples are
preferred from the field of the material engineering
(Industrial Furnace Technology, Metallurgy, …)
Contents a), b)
Fundamentals of heat transfer and mass transport.
General equations of conduction, convection and
radiation, 1st law of thermodynamics, systems, system
boundaries, Fouriers law, Fouriers differential equation,
one dimensional steady state heat conduction, transient
heat conduction, numerical methods for heat conduction
problems, fundamentals of convective heat transfer,
similarity theory, Buckingham theorem, heat radiation,
radiation exchange, gas radiation
c), d)
Fundamentals of the fluid flow mechanics (momentum
transport), Fluid, Newtons shear stress approach,
fundamentals of the rheology, hydrostatics, aerostatics,
hydrodynamics, frictionless and friction-afflicted flows,
Bernoulli, momentum law, tube flow, dimensionless
numbers, Navier-Stokes-equations
Examination a), b) Written exam 90 min, (50 %)
c), d) Written exam 90 min, (50 %)
Media Lecture: Power-Point, overhead, blackboard
Exercises: Power-Point, overhead, blackboard
Literature a), b)
Manuscript “High Temperature Engineering 1” available
at IOB
Incropera, F.P.: Heat and Mass Transfer, Wiley, 2002
Baehr, H.D.; Stephan, K.: Heat and Mass Transfer,
Springer
c), d)
Manuscript “High Temperature Engineering 2” available
at IOB
Smits, J.: Fluid Mechanics, Wiley, 2000
Fox, R.W.: Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Wiley, 2004

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Fachspezifische Vertiefung

Vertiefungsfach “Materials Science of Mineral Materials”:

Course Master Metallurgical Engineering


Name of Module Glass

Type of Module Module N° 1 from study major „Materials Science of


Mineral Materials“
Courses Lecture (a) “Physical Chemistry & Technology”
Exercise (b) “Physical Chemistry & Technology”
Exercise (c) “Reaction Kinetics”
Labwork (d) “Glass Lab”
Semester a,b,c) Summer semester, 2nd semester of master course
d) Winter (3rd) or Summer semester (2nd) on request
Dates of Courses (a) Wed. 14:00 – 15:30
(b) Wed. 15:45 – 16:30
(c) Wed. 16:30 – 17:15
(d) Mon. – Fri. (consent of faculty)
Responsibility Prof. Dr. rer. nat. R. Conradt

Lecturer Prof. Dr. rer. nat. R. Conradt

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per Week Lecture: 2


Exercise: 2
Labwork: 3
Work load Presence Study = 79 h
Home Study = 131 h
Credit Points 7

Requirements Basic Course Mineral Materials

Basis for:

Learning Targets / The students understand the physical, chemical, and


thermodynamic concepts by which oxide glasses and
Competences to be glass melts can be described in a quantitative way. They
reached are able to apply these concepts to fabrication processes
as well as to the performance of the products. They are
able to design glasses according to specific property
profiles. They are acquainted with They know how to
treat chemical reactions in multicomponent multiphase
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particulate systems. They understand the parameters by
which the industrial melting process is controlled. They
are able to suggest reasonable measures to for the
optimization of product quality, energy utilization, and
production efficiency.
Contents Lecture and Exercise:
- Quantitative treatment of multicomponent glasses
and glass melts; crystalline reference states; partially
crystalline materials
- Viscosity, surface tension, atomic mobility as a
function of chemical composition; role of these
quantities in the melting process; bubble and particle
swarms; multi-phase fluid systems
- Redox- and acid-base properties; chemistry of water
and sulfur in oxide melts; fining, refining, color
generation
- development of glasses according to given property
profiles
- Corrosion of glasses in aqueous media
- Different types of heterogeneous reactions; time laws
as a function of local reaction type, particle shape,
dimensionality, and size distribution
Labwork:
Experiments are performed on
- batch melting (batch-free time test),
- determination of glass color and spectral properties,
- redox control,
- dilatometry (determination of glass transition and
thermal expansion coefficient of glass and melt),
- chemical durability of glass,
- corrosion of refractories by glass melts.
Examination Written exam 180 min

Media Lectures: power-point presentation and hand-outs; video


sequences
Exercise: blackboard, PC with specific EXCEL
worksheets; commercial and self-made simulation
programmes
Labwork: hand-outs, PC for compositional calculations
Literatur - Scholze: Glass – Nature, Structure, and Properties
- Vogel: Glass Chemistry, Springer
- Zarzycky: Glasses and amorphous materials, VCH
- Paul: Glass chemistry, Chapman & Hall

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Ceramics

Type of Module Module N° 2 from study major „Materials Science of


Mineral Materials“
Courses Lecture (a) “Sintering and Microstructure”
Exercise (b) “Sintering and Microstructure”
Lecture (c) “Fracture Mech. and Reinforcement”
Exercise (d) “Fracture Mech. and Reinforcement”
Labwork (e) “Ceramics Lab”
Semester a, b) Winter semester, 3rd semester of master course
c, d) Summer semester, 2nd semester of master course
e) Winter (3rd) or Summer semester (2nd) on request
Dates of Courses (a) Mon. 10:00-10:45 Seminar Room GHI
(b) Mon. 10:45-11:30 Seminar Room GHI
(c) Thu. 10:00-10:45 Seminar Room GHI
(d) Thu. 10:45-11:30 Seminar Room GHI
(e) Mon. to Fri. (consent of faculty)
Responsibility Prof. Dr. rer. nat. R. Telle

Lecturer Prof. Dr. rer. nat. R. Telle

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per Week Lecture : 2


Exercise : 2
Labwork: 3
Work load Presence Study = 79 h
Home Study = 131 h
Credit Points 7

Requirements Basic Course Mineral Materials

Basis for:

Learning Targets / The students understand sintering phenomena and are


Competences to be able to correlate processing conditions, microstructures,
reached and mechanical properties.
Contents Sintering phenomena, driving forces, diffusion
mechanisms, time- and temperature dependence of
grain growth and pore closure; grain boundary structure,
liquid-solid interaction, hot pressing kinetics. Background
of brittleness, fracture energy, fracture resistance,
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hardness, testing methods, reinforcing mechanisms such
as crack deflection, microcracking and transformation
toughening; correlation of microstructure and mechanical
properties by means of Weibull statistics. Relation
between processing methods and conditions, sintering
phenomena and mechanical properties.
Examination Written exam 180 min

Media Lectures: power-point presentation and hand-outs;


Exercise: blackboard, overhead;
Labwork: hand-outs, blackboard
Literature D.W. Richerson, Modern Ceramic Engineering,
Marcel Dekker, New York 1992; German, Randall M.,
Sintering Theory and Practice, John Wiley and Sons
New York, 1999. Munz, Fett, Ceramics – Mechanical
Properties, Failure Behaviour, Materials Selection
Springer Verlag, 1999

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Thermochemical & Dynamical Materials Modeling
Concepts
Type of Module Module N° 3 from study major „Materials Science of
Mineral Materials“
Courses (a) Lecture “Thermochemistry of Mineral Materials”
(b) Exercise “Thermochemistry of Mineral Materials”
(c) Lecture “Materials Modeling”
(d) Exercise “Materials Modeling”
Semester a,b) Summer semester, 2nd semester of master course
c,d) Winter semester, 3rd semester of master course
Dates of Courses (a) Wed. 11:45 – 12:30
(b) Wed. 12:30 – 13:15
(c) Wed. 14:00 – 14:45
(d) Wed. 15:00 – 16:30
Responsibility Prof. Dr. Ing. H. Emmerich

Lecturer (a-b) Prof. Dr. rer. nat. R. Conradt


(c-d) Prof. Dr. Ing. H. Emmerich
Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per Week Lecture: 2


Exercise: 3
Work load Presence Study = 57 h
Home Study = 93 h
Credit Points 5

Requirements Basic Course Thermochemistry;


Basic Course Mineral Materials
Basis for:

Learning Targets / (a-b) The students understand the structure of


thermodynamic tables and databases, and the
Competences to be corresponding reference states. They are able to
reached complete data sets for mineral materials by applying
estimation methods, and to derive materials properties
from databases. They can describe thermochemical
reactions involving mineral materials in a quantitative
way. They know different approaches to mixing in
multicomponent systems.
(c-d) The students understand the concepts of scale
bridging modeling and statistical modeling and they know
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continuum modeling. They get the basic knowledge of
interfaces, interface dynamics, solidification and
nucleation processes.
Contents Thermochemistry of Mineral Materials:
- Standard and formation properties; most important
thermochemical tables, their units and peculiarities;
- Atomistic theories of heat capacity;
- Calculation of partial molar quantities and chemical
potentials;
- Relation between thermochemical and physical
properties;
- Mixed phase thermodynamics for the solid and liquid
state with mixed covalent-ionic bonds
- Introduction to irreversible thermodynamics.
Materials Modeling:
- Introduction to the modeling with cellular automata
(CA)
- Wolfram Automata
- Modeling of transport phenomena with petri nets
- CA and transport dynamics
- Continuum modeling based on concepts of grain
growth and recrystallization
- Continuum modeling based on concepts of
continuum mechanics
- Continuum modeling based on concepts of fluid
dynamics
Examination Oral exam 30 min on the contents of (a-b),
Written exam 90 min on the contents of (c-d)
Media Lecture: blackboard; powerpoint presentations and hand-
outs; data sheets from thermodynamic tables
Exercise: balckboard, PC, EXCEL worksheet;
commercoal and self-made simulation programmes and
simulation software
Literatur - Kubaschewski: Materials thermochemistry, Pergamon
Press
- Philpotts: Principles of igneous and metamorphic
petrology, Prentice Hall
- Gaskell: Introduction to metallurgical
thermodynamics, Taylor & Francis
- Mchedlov-Petrossyan: Thermodynamics of Silicates.
- Jost: Diffusion in solids, liquids, gases. Academic
Press.
- special publications

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Functional Design of Ceramics and Composites

Type of Module Module N° 4 from study major „Materials Science of


Mineral Materials“
Courses Lecture “Wear and High-Temperature Behaviour of
Ceramics”
Exercise “Wear and High-Temperature Behaviour of
Ceramics”
Semester Summer semester, 2nd semester of master course

Dates of Courses Mon. 10:00-10:45 Salmang Hall, GHI


Mon. 10:45-11:30 Salmang Hall, GHI
Responsibility Prof. Dr. rer. nat. R. Telle

Lecturer Prof. Dr. rer. nat. R. Telle

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per Week Lecture: 1


Exercise: 1
Work Load Presence Study = 23 h
Home Study = 37 h
Credit Points 2

Requirements Basic Course Mineral Materials

Basis for:

Learning Targets / The students understand the fundamental role of


microstructure on physical and chemical properties, in
Competences to be particular the influence of grain size, grain shape, grain
reached boundaries, second particulate or continuous phases.
They know about the principle influence on mechanical,
corrosive, electrical, thermal, piezo, and biological
properties and understand how to design and optimise
microstructural parameters accordingly.
Contents Principles of mechanical reinforcement, corrosion under
chemical and thermal influences; high-temp plastic
deformation and creep; transport properties depending
on microstructure, role of grain size and shape as well as
grain boundaries; functionally graded materials.

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Examination Written exam 90 min

Media Lectures: power-point presentation and hand-outs;


Exercise: blackboard, overhead
Literature Czichos, H., Saito, T., Smith, L. [Eds.]: Springer
Handbook of Materials Measurement Methods
Springer (2006); Munz, Fett, Ceramics – Mechanical
Properties, Failure Behaviour, Materials Selection,
Springer Verlag, 1999;

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Vertiefungfach “Materials Science of Steel”:

Course Master Metallurgical Engineering


Name of Module Materials Science of Steel

Type of Module Module N°1 from study major “Materials Science of


Steel”
Courses a) Lecture “Materials Science of Steel”
b) Lecture “Steel Design”
c) Exercise “Materials Science of Steel”
d) Practical Training “Materials Science of Steel”
Semester b) Summer semester, 2nd semester of master course
a, c, d) Winter semester, 3rd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Tue. 15:45h – 17:15h
b) Mon. 15:45h – 17:15h
c) Tue. 11:45h – 12:30h
d) Mon. 10:00h – 11:30h, Practical Test (P2) is fixed
during semester
Responsibility Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. W. Bleck

Lecturer Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. W. Bleck


apl. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Brill
apl. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Kern
Dr.-Ing. Klaus Peters
Dipl.-Ing. Lothar Muders
Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 4


Exercises: 1
Practical Training: 4
Work load Presence-study = 102h
Home-study = 168h
Credit points 9

Requirements

Basis for:

Learning targets / a, c, d) Students are able to link metal-physical


competences to be phenomena with materials properties. They know
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corresponding materials properties. For selected
processes, students are able to set up a process chain,
including lifecycle assessment and cost effective
analysis.
b) For selected steel groups, students are proficient in
defining correlations between microstructure and
properties. They know the industrial implementation of
these materials.
Contents a, c, d) Basic aspects of strength, toughness, fracture:
conventional stress-strain-diagram, influence of
temperature and strain rate, yielding behaviour, thermal
activated flow stress, superplasticity, anisotropy;
strengthening mechanisms, materials failure: fracture
mechanics, cold forming properties, high temperature
behaviour; economical importance of steel;
environmental aspects of steel production and products.
b) High strength steels for automotive application, high
strength structural steels, high temperature steels, multi-
phase steels, special deep-drawing steels, rail steels
Examination a, c, d) Written exam 120 min + 15-30 min oral exam,
successful passed practical training to the admission of
examination. Practical training is successful passed if
certificate is given. (75 %)
b) Written exam 60 min (25 %)
Media a, b) Lecture: Power-Point, transparencies, short videos,
models and exhibits
c, d) Exercises: Power-Point, transparencies, short
videos, models and exhibits
Practical training: Power-Point, transparencies, short
videos, models und exhibits, laboratory equipment
Literature - W. Bleck: Material Science of Steel, Verlag Mainz, 2007
- W. Bleck: Material Testing,, Verlag Mainz, 2007
- handouts
Additional literature references are given in lectures

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Introduction to Texture Analysis

Type of Module Module N°2 from study major “Physical Metallurgy and
Materials”
Module N°2 from study major “Materials Science of
Steel”
Courses a) Lecture “Introduction to Texture Analysis”
b) Exercises “Introduction to Texture Analysis”
Semester Summer semester
2nd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) on appointment
b) on appointment
Responsibility Prof. Dr.rer.nat. G. Gottstein

Lecturer Priv.-Doz. Dr.-Ing. Olaf Engler

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 2


Exercises: 1
Work load Presence-study = 34 h
Home-study = 56 h
Credit points 3

Requirements Basic course “Physical Metallurgy” recommended

Basis for:

Learning targets / Students become familiar with the basics of texture


competences to be analysis. By a comprehensive coverage of the theory
reached and practice, students learn about different texture
techniques now available. A discussion of applications of
texture analysis in research and industry enables
students to verify their knowledge.
Contents Introduction (Motivation, introduction to the principal
concepts of texture analysis, diffraction for texture
analysis); Fundamentals (definitions, orientation,
misorientation, orientation spaces); Measurements of
macrotexture (X-ray diffraction, neutron diffraction, pole

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figures, ODF-analysis, typical textures); Measurements
of microtexture (TEM-based techniques, Kikuchi-
patterns, SEM-EBSD, OIM, orientation mapping); other
techniques; application examples.
Examination Written exam 60 min

Media Lecture: presentation, black board and chalk, computer


presentation, e-learning program Metis (available via
internet)
Exercises: presentation, black board and chalk
Literature V. Randle, O. Engler, “Introduction to Texture Analysis:
Macrotexture, Microtexture and Orientation Mapping”,
Gordon and Breach Science Publishers (2000)

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Materials Characterisation

Type of Module Module N°3 from study major “Materials Science of


Steel”
Courses a) Exercise “Materials Characterisation”
b) Practical Training “Materials Characterisation”
Semester Summer semester
2nd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Mon. 9:00-9:45
b) Mon. 10:00-11:30
Responsibility Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. W. Bleck

Lecturer Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. W. Bleck

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Exercises: 1


Practical Training: 2
Work load Presence-study = 34h
Home-study = 56h
Credit points 3

Requirements

Basis for:

Learning targets / Students know common methods to characterise


competences to be materials properties. They are able to perform and
reached analyse selected experiments.
Contents Tensile test, compression tests, long period creep test,
bending test, hardness test, Charpy test, fracture
mechanic test and fatigue test, safety analysis; non-
destructive materials testing; FEM; technological testing
Examination Certificate of participation if all experiments are passed
successful and successful passed presentation of one
practical test.
Media Lecture: Power-Point, transparencies, short videos,
models und exhibits
Exercises: Power-Point, transparencies, short videos,
models und exhibits

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Practical training: Power-Point, transparencies, short
videos, models und exhibits, laboratory equipment
Literature - W. Bleck: Material Science of Steel, Verlag Mainz, 2007
- W. Bleck: Material Testing,, Verlag Mainz, 2007
- handouts
Additional literature references are given in lectures

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Physical Metallurgy Lab

Type of Module Module N°4 from study major “Materials Science of


Steel”
Courses a) Exercises “Physical Metallurgy Lab”
b) Practical Training “Physical Metallurgy Lab”
Semester Winter semester
3rd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a), b) Fri: 8:15h – 14:00h

Responsibility Prof. Dr.rer.nat. G. Gottstein

Lecturer Prof. Dr.rer.nat. Dimitri Molodov

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Exercises: 1


Practical Training: 5
Work load Presence-study = 68 h
Home-study = 112 h
Credit points 6

Requirements

Basis for:

Learning targets / The students are enabled to carry out metallographic


competences to be sample preparation independently. They can conduct
reached experiments on their own with respect to the topics
presented during the physical lab. They can interpret and
discuss results obtained from own experiments.
Contents Solidification with respect to phase diagram Al-Zn ;
microstructure and concentration distribution in a cast
bronze after solidification and homogenization; tensile
tests of Cu single and polycrystals; hardening of Al
alloys; recrystallization; texture measurements
Examination Report for every experiment

Media Exercises: presentation, black board and chalk

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Literature Physical Foundations of Material Science,
G. Gottstein, Springer, 2004

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Vertiefungsfach “Physical Metallurgy and Materials”:

Course Master Metallurgical Engineering


Name of Module Advanced Physical Metallurgy

Type of Module Module N°1 from study major “Physical Metallurgy and
Materials”
Courses a) Lecture “Advanced Physical Metallurgy”
b) Exercises “Advanced Physical Metallurgy”
Semester Summer semester
2nd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a), b) Thu. 15:00h – 17:30h

Responsibility Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat. Günter Gottstein

Lecturer Prof. Dr. Lasar Shvindlerman

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture : 2


Exercise : 2
Work load Presence-Study = 45 h
Home-study = 75 h
Credit points 4

Requirements Basic course ”Physical Metallurgy”

Basis for

Learning targets / The students gain a deeper understanding and are


competences to be trained in quantitative description of the phenomena and
reached the processes in condensed matter. They can apply the
thermodynamic and kinetic basics of internal interfaces
and junctions in polycrystalline materials.
Contents Thermodynamics of interfaces, grain boundary migration,
grain growth in polycrystals, grain boundary engineering
Examination Oral exam 30 min

Media Lecture: presentation, black board and chalk

Literature G. Gottstein, L.S. Shvindlerman; Grain Boundary


Migration in Metals: Thermodynamics, Kinetics,
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Applications, 1999 CRC Press

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Introduction to Texture Analysis

Type of Module Module N°2 from study major “Physical Metallurgy and
Materials”
Module N°2 from study major “Materials Science of
Steel”
Courses a) Lecture “Introduction to Texture Analysis”
b) Exercises “Introduction to Texture Analysis”
Semester Summer semester
2nd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) on appointment
b) on appointment
Responsibility Prof. Dr.rer.nat. G. Gottstein

Lecturer Priv.-Doz. Dr.-Ing. Olaf Engler

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 2


Exercise: 1
Work load Presence-study = 34 h
Home-study = 56 h
Credit points 3

Requirements Basic course “Physical Metallurgy” recommended

Basis for

Learning targets / Students become familiar with the basics of texture


competences to be analysis. By a comprehensive coverage of the theory
reached and practice, students learn about different texture
techniques now available. A discussion of applications of
texture analysis in research and industry enables
students to verify their knowledge.
Contents Introduction (Motivation, introduction to the principal
concepts of texture analysis, diffraction for texture
analysis); Fundamentals (definitions, orientation,
misorientation, orientation spaces); Measurements of
macrotexture (X-ray diffraction, neutron diffraction, pole

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figures, ODF-analysis, typical textures); Measurements
of microtexture (TEM-based techniques, Kikuchi-
patterns, SEM-EBSD, OIM, orientation mapping); other
techniques; application examples.
Examination Written exam 60 min

Media Computer presentation, black board and chalk

Literature V. Randle, O. Engler, “Introduction to Texture Analysis:


Macrotexture, Microtexture and Orientation Mapping”,
Gordon and Breach Science Publishers (2000)

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Micromechanics of Materials

Type of Module Module N°3 from study major “Physical Metallurgy and
Materials”
Courses a) Lectures “Micromechanics of Materials”
b) Exercises “Micromechanics of Materials”
Semester Summer semester
2nd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) on appointment
b) on appointment
Responsibility Prof. Dr.rer.nat. G. Gottstein

Lecturer Apl. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dierk Raabe

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lectures: 3


Exercises: 1
Work load Presence-study = 45 h
Home-study = 75 h
Credit points 4

Requirements Basic course “Physical Metallurgy” recommended

Basis for:

Learning targets / The lecture enables students to understand


competences to be micromechanics in terms of mechanisms based on lattice
reached defects which are valid for certain conditions. The
students are able to apply their knowledge to basic as
well as more advanced engineering problems.
Contents Introduction to mechanics of lattice defects (dislocations,
interfaces etc.);
Introduction to collective lattice defect behaviour (micro
bands, shear bands, orange peel, interface mechanics,
basics of yield surface, strain percolation, „Ridging“)
Grain mechanics and polycrystal mechanics (Taylor-
Bishop-Hill, theory of poly crystals, Eshelby Theory).
Interface and surface mechanics (grain boundary
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mechanics)
Mechanics of layered structures (polymer coatings on
metals).
Mechanics of biocompatible materials
Mechanics of biological materials (bone, Chitin, collagen,
cellulose)
Examination Written exam 60min

Media Lecture: presentation, black board and chalk, computer


presentation, e-learning program Metis (available via
internet)
Exercises: presentation, black board and chalk
Literature D. Raabe, F. Roters, F. Barlat, L.-Q. Chen (eds.), Wiley-
VCH, Weinheim, Juni 2004, ISBN 3-527-30760-
5,Continuum Scale Simulation of Engineering Materials:
Fundamentals - Microstructures - Process Applications“

D. Raabe: Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, ISBN 3-527-29541-0,


1998,„Computational Materials Science“

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Comprehensive Physical Metallurgy Lab

Type of Module Module N°4 from study major “Physical Metallurgy and
Materials”
Courses a) Exercise “Physical Metallurgy Lab”
b) Practical Training “Physical Metallurgy Lab”
c) Exercise “Seminar I”
d) Exercise “Seminar II”
Semester d) Summer semester, 2nd semester of master course
a,b,c) Winter semester, 3rd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a,b) Fri. 8:15h – 14:00Uhr
c) Mon. 16:00h – 17:00h, on appointment
d) Tue. 16:00h – 17:00h
Responsibility Prof. Dr. rer. nat. G. Gottstein

Lecturer Prof. Dr. rer. nat. G. Gottstein


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dimitri Molodov
Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

hours per week Practical Training: 7


Exercises: 3
Work load Presence-study = 113 h
Home-study = 187 h
Credit points 10

Requirements

Basis for:

Learning targets / a,b) The students are enabled to carry out


competences to be metallographic sample preparation independently. They
reached can conduct experiments on their own with respect to the
topics presented during the physical lab. They can
interpret and discuss results obtained from own
experiments.
c,d) The students will improve their presentation skills
and will learn how to become familiar with a new topic
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Contents a,b) Solidification with respect to phase diagram Al-Zn ;
microstructure and concentration distribution in a cast
bronze after solidification and homogenization; tensile
tests of Cu single and polycrystals; hardening of Al
alloys; recrystallization; texture measurements
c) Presentation about a study integrated thesis or master
thesis
d) Changing topics of Physical Metallurgy and Materials
Science
Examination a,b) Report for every experiment
c) Presentation
d) Presentation
Media Exercises: presentation, black board and chalk,
Computer presentation
Literature Physical Foundations of Material Science,
G. Gottstein, Springer, 2004

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Vertiefungfach “Process Technology of Metals”:

Course Master Metallurgical Engineering


Name of Module Melt treatment and continuous casting

Type of Module Module N°1 from study major “Process Technology of


Metals”
Courses a) Lecture “Unit Operations in Ferrous Metallurgy“
b) Exercise “Primary and Secondary Raw Materials, Melt
treatment and Solidification”
c) Practice ”Melting, Alloying and Solidification Lab”
Semester Summer semester
2nd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Tue. 15:45h – 17:15h
b) prior and after the lab experiments
c) dates to be agreed in kick off meeting
Responsibility Prof. Dr.-Ing. D. Senk

Lecturer Prof. Dr.-Ing. D. Senk, scientific staff

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 2


Exercises: 1
Practices: 1
Work load Presence-study = 45 h
Home-study = 75 h
Credit points 4

Requirements Basic course “Process Metallurgy and Recycling”

Basis for:

Learning targets / The students will be enabled to apply metallurgical


competences to be processes and to decide about the most suitable
reached aggregates for modern iron- and steelmaking. The
students will be capable to dimension the production
processes of different steel types based on
thermodynamic and reaction kinetic principles, types of
aggregates, operation practices and other boundary
conditions.

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Contents Most important processes and operations for the
production of iron and steel

Details of preparation of raw materials (sintering,


pelletising, coke-making)
Special topics of production of hot metal and sponge
iron (blast furnace, smelting and direct reduction),
Steel making (basic oxygen furnace, electric arc
furnace), special topics
Melt treatment (ladle and vacuum metallurgy)
Continuous Casting Technology
Examination Written exam 60 min, admission only after successfully
passing of the practice experiments
Media Lecture: Power-Point, Videos, Models, Samples
Exercises: Power-Point, Samples;
Practices: Lab-Equipment at the IEHK; online model
Literature Lecture and exercise handouts, state-of-the-art
publications

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering

Name of Module Unit Operations in Nonferrous Metallurgy

Type of Module Module No2 from study major “Process Technology of Metals”

a) Lecture: “Unit operations in nonferrous metallurgy”


Courses b) Tutorial for the pyro/hydro lab
c) Practice: “pyro/hydro lab – reduction processes”
Summer semester
Semester
2nd semester of master course
a) Lecture: Wed. 14:00h – 15:30h
Dates of Courses b) Tutorial: prior and after the lab experiments
c) Practices: dates to be fixed mutually in a kick off meeting

Responsibility Prof. Dr.-Ing. B. Friedrich

Docents Prof. Dr.-Ing. B. Friedrich, scientific assistants

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Lecture: 2
hours per week Tutorial: 1
Practices: 2
Presence-study = 57 h
Work load
Home-study = 93 h

Credit points 5

Requirements Basic course “Process Metallurgy and Recycling”

Basis for:

Learning targets / The students become capable to define criteria for the selection
competences to of suitable reactors and to conduct a benchmark study of
be reached competing processes including design, development and
analysis.
Reaction-metallurgy of the most important processes for
winning/refining of non ferrous metals:
Rotary kiln, fluidized bed reactor, metal/slag interactions in
Contents
converters, aluminothermic reduction, bath melting operations
(ISA-smelt, TBRC, QSL), gas purging, leaching, solvent
extraction and electrolysis, separation techniques, each with

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- Process determining mechanism and parameters
- Thermochemical fundamentals
- Principles of equipment design and scale up
- Methods for product-assessment
- Environmental issues
- Process examples
Written test 60 min, admission only after successfully passing the
Examination
practice experiments
Lecture: Power-Point; Videos, Models, Samples;
Tutorial: Power-Point; Overhead, Samples, white board;
Media Practices: Lab-Equipment of the IME (arc furnace; rotary kiln;
pressure leaching, aqueous electrolysis cell, data logging
systems
Supporting documentation for the lecture and practice tutor.
Additional literature to be recommend are:
1). Rosenquist, Terkel; Principles of Extractive Metallurgy;
Material Science and Engineering Series, McGraw-Hill.
Inc,1974;
2). C.B. Alcock, Principles of Pyrometallurgy, Academic
Press,1976;
3). T.Abel, Engh, Principles of Metal Refining, Oxford University
Literature Press,1992;
4). David J. Pickett, Electrochemical Reactor Design, Elsevier
Scientific Publishing Company, 1977;
5). Julion Szekely, Fluid Flow Phenomena in Metals Processing,
Academic Press, 1979;
6). Sohn, Wadsworth, Rate Processes of Extractive Metallurgy,
Plenum Press,1979;
7). Ullmann’s Encyclopaedia of Industrial Chemistry, Fifth,
Completely Revised Edition, VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Casting Processes and Casting Alloys

Type of Module Module No3 from study major “Process Technology of


Metals”
Courses a) Lecture “Casting Processes and Casting Alloys”
b) Tutorial for casting alloys and processes
c) Lab for casting alloys and processes
Semester Winter semester
3rd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Tue. 10:15h – 11:45h
b) prior and after the lab experiments
c) dates to be agreed in kick off meeting
Responsibility Prof. Dr.-Ing. A. Bührig-Polaczek

Lecturer Prof. Dr.-Ing. A. Bührig-Polaczek, scientific assistants

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 2


Tutorial: 1
Practices: 1
Work load Presence-study = 45 h
Home-study = 75 h
Credit points 4

Requirements Basic course “Fabrication Technology of Metals”

Basis for:

Learning targets / The students will know the metal-physical basis for the
competences to be most important characteristics of solidification of castings
reached and of casting processes under theoretical and hands on
aspects. The students will be enabled to identify the
relevant relations especially between material properties
and process parameters. The knowledge of cast alloys
and their processing principles will be deepened by lab
experiments and tutorial examinations.

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Contents Casting Processes and Casting Alloys:

Basic of solidification; nucleation and grain growth,


metallurgy of foundry alloys; sand casting, core making,
permanent mould casting; Aluminium, Magnesium and
Steel alloys; Cast iron; Simulation and Modelling of
casting processes.
Examination Written exam 60 min, admission only after successfully
passing the practice experiments
Media Lecture: Power-Point; Videos; Samples;
Tutorial: Power-Point; Overhead; Samples;
Practices: Lab-Equipment of the GI (furnace; casting
equipment; metallographic lab; material characterisation.
Literature Lecture, tutorial text book, literature.

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Fundamentals and Solving Methods in Metal Forming

Type of Module Module No 4 from study major “Process Technology of


Metals”
Courses a, b) Lecture & Tutorial: “Fundamentals and Solving
Methods in Metal Forming”
c) Practical: “Laboratory in Metal Forming”
Semester Winter semester
3rd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Tue. 08:15– 09:45h
b) Mon. 15:45 – 17:15h
c) Tue. 14:00 – 15:45h
Responsibility Prof. Dr.-Ing. G. Hirt

Lecturer Prof. Dr.-Ing. G. Hirt, scientific assistants

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 2


Tutorial: 1
Laboratory: 1
Work load presence-study = 45 h
home-study = 75 h
Credit points 4

Requirements Basic course “Fabrication Technology of Metals”

Basis for:

Learning targets / Knowledge:


competences to be The students know the possibilities and boundaries of
reached solving methods in metal forming including FEM and
similarity theory.

Understanding:
The students have a detailed understanding of
plastomechanics.

Application and Analysis:

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The students are able to analyse the basic processes in
metal forming, to choose an adequate solving method
and to derive the elementary coherences to describe and
estimate certain metal forming processes.
Contents Basics of plastomechanics, stress and deformation
states, yield law, differential equations for elementary
theory, boundary conditions
Elementary theory for basic metal forming processes
Similarity theorem and modelling techniques, basics
of FEM
Examination Written exam 60 min, admission only after successfully
passing the practice experiments
Media Lecture: Power-Point; Videos, Models, Samples;
Tutorial: Power-Point; Overhead, Samples, white board;
Laboratory: Lab-Equipment of the IBF
Literature T. Altan: Metal forming, American Society for Metals
Lange: Handbook of Metal Forming, Volume 1

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Course Master Metallurgical Engineering
Name of Module Industrial Furnaces

Type of Module Module N° 5 from study major “Process Technology of


Metals”
Courses a) Lecture “Industrial Furnaces“
b) Exercises “Industrial Furnaces”
Semester Winter semester
3rd semester of master course
Dates of Courses a) Wed. 10:00h – 11:30h
b) Wed. 8:15h – 9:45h
Responsibility
Prof. Dr.-Ing. B. Friedrich
(Coordinator)
Lecturer Prof. Dr.-Ing. H. Pfeifer, scientific stuff

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week Lecture: 2


Exercise: 2
Work load Presence-study = 45 h
Home-study = 75 h
Credit points 4

Requirements Basic course “Transport Phenomena”

Basis for:

Learning targets / The students are supposed to be put in the situation to


competences to be understand the unit operations which are carried out in
reached industrial furnaces. They are supposed to classify
furnaces and to be able to evaluate furnaces (energy
balance, efficiency, heat losses). Ultimately they are
supposed to be in the situation to select the suitable
furnace type for a heat treatment task.

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Contents Introduction to Industrial Furnaces
Melting Furnaces
- Electric Arc Furnace Technology
- Induction Melting Furnaces
- Al-Melting Furnaces
- Resistance Heating Furnaces
Reheating Furnaces
- Fundamentals of Fuels and Combustion
- Burners
- Energy Balance of Industrial Furnaces
- Efficiency, Air Preheating
- Furnaces for the Production of Semi-Final
Steel Products
Heat Treatment Furnaces
- Batch and Continuous Furnaces
- Annealing under pure H2-atmospheres
- Furnaces for the Heat Treatment of Al
Examination Written exam 60 min

Media Lecture: Power-Point; Overhead


Tutorial: Power-Point; Overhead
Literature Manuscript “Industrial Furnaces” available at IOB

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Sonstige Leistungen:

Ergänzungsfach:

Course Master Metallurgical Engineering


Name of Module German Language Course

Type of Module Complementary Course

Courses Exercises “Deutsch als Fremdsprache”

Semester Summer semester


2nd semester of master course
Dates of Courses

Responsibility Dr. Annedore Hänel

Lecturer Dr. Annedore Hänel


Frances Klein
Language German

Curriculum Deutsche Sprachprüfung für Studierende in


englischsprachigen Master-Studiengängen (DSM)
Hours per week Exercises: 4

Work load Presence-study = 45 h


Home-study = 45 h
Credit points 3

Requirements

Basis for Master thesis

Learning targets / German Language courses impart basic knowledge


competences to be of the German culture
reached German Language courses enable to manage
linguistically the workaday communication in the
university environment (residential accommodation,
cafeteria, etc.)
German Language courses provide qualifications for
culturally adequate application documents (CV, letter
of application)
German Language courses impart insights in cultural
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actualities at German universities (aspects of office
hours, contacting with lecturers via email, behaviour
in seminars and lectures
Contents Get to know
Week 1
Introduction
Orientation in the city
Week 2 Techniques: learning words and keeping
them in mind
Week 3 Buying foods
Communication via phone
Week 4 Techniques: learning grammar
systematically
Calendar, festivals
Week 5
Holidays
Learning and forgetting
Week 6
Learning psychology
German-speaking newspapers
Week 7
Reading habits
When in Rome, do as the Romains do
Week 8
Cross-cultural experiences
Week 9 Media
Week 10 Applied German geography
Week 11 Inventions and progress
Week 12 Between the cultures
Week 13 Environmental protection
Week 14 The project “Europe”
Job market Germany
Week 15 Applications
CV
Examination Written exam 180 min

Media

Literature Eurolingua 1-3


“So geht’s – Fertigkeitstraining für die Grundstufe
Deutsch“
At the institute compiled material

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Industriepraktikum:

Course Master Metallurgical Engineering


Name of Module Industrial Training

Type of Module Industrial Training

Courses

Semester Winter semester


3rd semester of master course
Dates of Courses

Responsibility All Professors of the department of metallurgy and


materials technology
Lecturer

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week

Work load Industrial Training = 300 h

Credit points 10

Requirements

Basis for Master thesis

Learning targets / The industrial training provides the students an insight


competences to be into the chosen occupational field; delivers a first guide
reached for a future professional life and an impression of the
social relations in industry. The possibility to get to know
industrial processes enables a deeper understanding of
and motivation for their studies.
Contents Fabrication and processing of materials
Business procedures
Examination Presentation

Media
Literature

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Studienarbeit:

Course Master Metallurgical Engineering


Name of Module Study Integrated Thesis

Type of Module Study Integrated Thesis

Courses

Semester Winter semester


3rd semester of master course
Dates of Courses

Responsibility All Professors of the department of metallurgy and


materials technology
Lecturer

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week

Work load Study Integrated Thesis = 240 h

Credit points 8

Requirements

Basis for: Master Thesis

Learning targets / Independent working on a problem in the area of


competences to be expertise of the student within a given period according
reached to scientific methods guided by a supervisor.
Contents Selected task within a research and development project,
theoretically or experimentally, including independent
information sourcing, structuring of the topic, and
exposition of the investigations, presentation and
defence of the thesis.
Examination Written thesis

Media

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Literature Dependent on thesis topic

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Masterarbeit:

Course Master Metallurgical Engineering


Name of Module Master Thesis

Type of Module Master Thesis

Courses
Semester Summer semester
4th semester of master course
Dates of Courses

Responsibility All Professors of the department of metallurgy and


materials technology
Lecturer

Language English

Curriculum M.Sc. Metallurgical Engineering

Hours per week


Work load Written thesis = 810 h
Colloquium = 90 h
Credit points 30

Requirements
Basis for:
Learning targets / Independent working on a problem in the area of
competences to be expertise of the student within a given period according
reached to scientific methods guided by a supervisor.
Contents Selected task within a research and development project,
theoretically or experimentally, including independent
information sourcing, structuring of the topic, exposition
of the investigations, presentation and defence of the
thesis.
Examination Weighting
Written thesis 90 %
Colloquium 10 %
Media
Literature Dependent on thesis topic

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