Metallic Materials

Course Information
TitleΜεταλλικά Υλικά / Metallic Materials
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000704

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • EY5 Materials Science and Technology I
  • TY6 Materials Science and Technology II
General Prerequisites
1. Materials Science and Technology 1 2. Materials Science and Technology 2
Learning Outcomes
1. Rendering aware about manufacturing technologies of iron alloys 2. Understanding the physical metallurgy of iron and Al alloys 3. Understanding the main families of iron and Al alloys 4. Knowledge of the basic principles of corrosion and welding of metalls
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Metals, raw materials and extractive metallurgy of metals, iron production in blast furnaces, steel making, ladle metallurgy, production of stainless steel and special purpose alloys. Distinction of castings and wrought products. 2. The Fe-C phase diagram (stable – metastable). Equilibrium phases (δ-ferrite, austenite, cementite, α-ferrite). Critical temperatures (A1, A3, Acm). 3. TTT diagrams, low – carbon steels, ferritic microstructures (Dube classification). 4. Full annealing, normalizing, spheroidation of cementite, medium carbon steels, martensitic transformation, high carbhon steels. 5. Bainite, austenite, CCT diagrams 6. Hardness and hardenability of steels, tempering of martensite, quenched and tempered steels. 7. Classification of steels, high alloyed steels, cast irons. 8. Aluminum and its alloys. 9. Corrosion of metals, thermodynamics vs kinetics of corrosion. Evans diagrams, inhibitors. 10. Eight basic forms of industrial corrosion, corrosion protection of metallic structures. 11. Welding of metals, arc welding, structural transformations around the welding seam, heat-affected zone. 12. Welding consumables, overview of weld discontinuities, hot and cold cracking. Weld procedure qualification.
Educational Material Types
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Use of video lessons of the American Society for Metals (ASM.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work301
Student Assessment
1. Presence by signature of students in the class during the teaching (10% of the final grading). 2. Written qualification exam at about the beginning of December (10% of the final grading). 3. Qualification of the written exams of January (10% of the final grading).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γεώργιος Κ. Τριανταφυλλίδης, "Μεταλλογνωσία", εκδόσεις Τζιόλα, 2η έκδοση.
Additional bibliography for study
Barry Dupen, Applied Strength of Materials for Engineering Technology. Μετάφραση στα ελληνικά και ελεύθερη διανομή στους φοιτητές από Γεώργιο κ. Τριανταφυλλίδη (2014). Τίτλος "Εφαρμοσμένη Αντοχή των Υλικών στην Τεχνολογία". Προτείνεται για τα πρώτα έξη κεφάλαια που αναφέρονται σε βασικές μηχανικές καταπονήσεις μετάλλων.
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