Academic Catalog

METE466 POWDER METALLURGY

Course Code: 5700466
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. AL KALKANLI
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Principles of the P/M process. Powder characterization, properties of metal powders and their testing. Methods of metal powder production. Precompaction powder handling. Compaction processes. Densification mechanisms. Sintering theory. Liquid phase and activated sintering. Sintering atmospheres and furnaces. Full density processing. Finishing operations. Compact characterization.