Learning outcomes of the course unit
Comprehension of Ferrous metals and light alloys.
Course contents summary
Fundamentals of physical metallurgy. Microstructure investigation of metals.
Ferrous metals. Italian Standard Specification for steels. Plain carbon steels and alloy steels. Cast iron.
Aluminium and its alloys. Magnesium and its alloys. Titanium.
I.J. Polmear, Light alloys –metallurgy of the light metals, 3 ed.Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford (2000)
W. Nicodemi, Acciai e leghe non ferrose, Zanichelli (2000)
Class lectures and company visits.
Assessment methods and criteria