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Liquid Metal Processing - Aluminum Alloys 3 Credits

The critical content of this course is related to the aluminium alloy preparation including, light metal scrap recycling technologies, melt refining and impurity control to enable sustainable management of circular materials. The practices for microstructural engineering such as grain refinement and microstructural modification are also studied.

Course Contents

The critical content is related to the aluminium alloy preparation including, light metal scrap recycling technologies, melt refining and impurity control to enable sustainable management of circular materials. The practices for microstructural engineering such as grain refinement and microstructural modification.

The course includes following elements:
1. The effect of dissolved impurities and inclusions on the mechanical properties of metal products ;
2. Thermodynamics and transport properties ;
3. Properties of various metals, impurity content, and refining ;
4. Removal of dissolved impurity elements from molten metals ;
5. Removal of inclusions ;
6. Addition of alloy components ;
7. Solidification and refining ;
8. Refining and recycling metallurgy in the future;
9. Industrial practice for aluminium alloys;

Prerequisites

Passed courses at least 90 credits within the major subject Mechanical Engineering, 15 credits Mathematics, and completed course in Component Casting, 6 credits and proof of English proficiency is required (or the equivalent).

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: TALS22
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering

Course occasions open for Application

Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Distance
Number of required meetings
0
Semester
Autumn 2022: Sep 19 - Oct 16
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Ortsoberoende
Time
Mixed times
Number of places
8
Course coordinator
Anders Jarfors
Examiner
Anders Jarfors
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
7500kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-13171

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Distance
Semester
Autumn 2022: Sep 19 - Oct 16
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Ortsoberoende
Time
Mixed times
Course coordinator
Anders Jarfors
Examiner
Anders Jarfors
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
7500kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-T2316
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