Academic Catalog

METE464 HEAT TREATMENT OF METALS

Course Code: 5700464
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. BLGEHAN GEL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Property changes due to heat treatment. Iron-carbon system. Austenitizing transformation of austenite, I-T and C-T diagrams, annealing, normalizing, hardening, critical cooling rate. Actual cooling rate, quenching media, size and mass effect. Hardenability and applications of hardenability data. Tempering. Secondary hardening, temper embrittlement, austempering. Case hardening. Residual stresses, martempering.