Academic Catalog

METE403 PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS

Course Code: 5700403
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ARCAN FEHM DERCOLU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5700308
The course set above should be completed before taking METE403 PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS.

Course Content

Diffusion: phenomenological and atomistic approach. Precipitation: free energy-composition diagrams, precipitation transformations, solid-state nucleation, precipitation kinetics, coarsening. Eutectoid transformation and discontinuous precipitation. Martensitic transformations: crystallography, thermodynamics and types of martensites, bainite transformation.