Comprehension of mechanical behaviour of metals and alloys.
Course contents summary
Plastic deformation of metals and alloys at room temperature and at high temperature: mechanisms and microstructure evolution.
Creep and superplasticity of metals and alloys.
Case studies for automotive and aircraft alloys.
Foundry alloys: properties and defects versus production technology.
R. W. Hertzberg, Deformation and Fracture of Engineering Materials, Fourth ed, John Wiley & Sons, (1996)
G.L. Dieter, Mechanical Metallurgy, 3 edizione (1986), McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York