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Melting and Casting of Ferrous Alloys 3 credits

Course Contents

The course is designed to familiarize students with theoretical/practical contexts for the manufacture of iron and steel castings, the important characteristics of iron-based alloy casting. The students will get familiar with different methods of melting and casting steel and cast iron. The course is also focusing on the quality control methods.

The course includes the following elements:
- Fundamentals of Ferrous Metallurgy.
- Melting technology of Cast Iron.
(Melting furnaces, melting methods, charge optimization,)
- Liquid treatment and Ladle metallurgy.
(Alloying, desulfurization, inoculation, modification.)
- Quality control of the liquid iron
(Chemical analyses, dissolved gas analyses, test of fluidity, cooling curve and volume change analyses).
- Quality control by characterization of cast iron.
(Wedge tests, characterization of cast iron by morphology)
- Elaboration of steel for shape casting
(Melting, charge, de-oxidation and other treatments, control methods)

Prerequisites

Passed courses at least 90 credits within the major subject in Mechanical Engineering, and 21 credits Mathematics and Component Casting, 6 credits, and English language requirements corresponding to English 6 or English B in the Swedish upper secondary school

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: TSGR26
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering

Previous course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Distance
Semester
Autumn 2017: Oct 09 - Nov 05
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Time
Flexible
Course coordinator
Lucian Vasile Diaconu
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
6750kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-T7350

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