Materials Technology


Mechanical Engineering, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 14312/2015 - 02/12/2015

5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 15,0 PL + 30,0 TP + 3,50 OT

- Carlos Alexandre Campos Pais Coelho

While not compulsory, a pass in Materials Science and Engineering will be useful.

Students should:
- be able to characterise the different types of materials
- be familiar with the different thermal treatments of metal alloys and its purposes
- know the appropriate procedures for each material
- be familiar with metal characterisation techniques

- Industrial production of iron alloys
- Iron-carbon alloy systems
- Alloy and non-alloy steel
- Thermal treatment of steels
- Classification of steels
- Cast irons
- Non-ferrous metallic materials
- Non-metallic materials
- Introduction to meta

Evaluation Methodology
Written tests and individual and group coursework, the first and latter being compulsory in every assessment season.

- Coelho, C. (2021). Apontamentos do docente. .: .
- Smith, W. (1996). Princípio de Ciência e Engenharia dos Materiais. .: MC Graw Hill
- Soares, P. (1992). Aços - Características e Tratamentos Térmicos. Porto: Livroluz
- Catálogo de Aços da Thyssen.(1996, 0 de ---). ., pp. 1-126.

Method of interaction
Lectures, tutorials and laboratory classes. Technical visits.

Software used in class
Not applicable.