Metallurgical Engineering (MET ENG)

MET ENG 5000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.

MET ENG 5001 Graduate Special Topics (LEC 0.0-6.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

MET ENG 5040 Oral Examination (IND 0.0)

After completion of all other program requirements, oral examinations for on-campus M.S./Ph.D. students may be processed during intersession. Off-campus M.S. students must be enrolled in oral examination and must have paid an oral examination fee at the time of the defense/comprehensive examination (oral/ written). All other students must enroll for credit commensurate with uses made of facilities and/or faculties. In no case shall this be for less than three (3) semester hours for resident students.

MET ENG 5099 Research (IND 0.0-15)

Investigations of an advanced nature leading to the preparation of a thesis or dissertation. Consent of instructor required.

MET ENG 5110 High Temperature And Corrosion Resistant Alloys (LEC 3.0)

Fabrication and use of nickel, titanium, and refractory metal based alloys for use at high temperatures or in chemically corrosive environments. Properties and strengthening mechanisms of these alloys. Theory of high temperature oxidation and corrosion and design of alloys to prevent them. Prerequisites: Met Eng 3130, 2125.

MET ENG 5150 Advanced Introduction to Particulate Materials (LEC 3.0)

Powder metallurgy and ceramic components, filters, catalysts, nanomaterials, vitamins and more depend strongly on particulate, or powder, characteristics and processing. Aspects of powder fabrication, characterization, safety, handling, component fabrication, secondary processing, and applications will be covered. Prerequisite: Met Eng 2110.

MET ENG 5160 Mechanical Metallurgy (LEC 3.0)

Elastic and plastic behavior of metallic single crystals and polycrystalline aggregates. Resulting changes in mechanical properties are considered. Included are applications to metal fabrication. Prerequisites: Met Eng 3120, 3125, Civ Eng 2210.

MET ENG 5170 Nuclear Materials I (LEC 3.0)

Fundamentals of materials selection for components in nuclear applications. Design and fabrication of UO2 fuel; reactor fuel element performance; mechanical properties of UO2; radiation damage and effects, including computer modeling; corrosion of materials in nuclear reactor systems. Prerequisites: Civ Eng 2210; Nuc Eng 3205; Nuc Eng 3223; Met Eng 2110.(Co-listed with Nuc Eng 4241).

MET ENG 5171 Nuclear Materials II (LEC 3.0)

Extractive metallurgy of uranium, thorium, and zirconium. Equation of state of UO2 and fuel chemistry. LMFBR fuel and interaction of sodium and stainless steel. Materials for fusion and other advanced nuclear applications. Reprocessing of spent fuel and disposal. Prerequisite: Met Eng 5170.

MET ENG 5220 Recent Advances In Extractive Metallurgy (LEC 2.0)

A survey of extractive processes recently developed in the light of modern requirements with respect to raw materials, product quality, environmental impact, energy consumption, capital cost and process control. Prerequisite: Met Eng 4350.

MET ENG 5270 Mineral Processing II (Mechanics and Design) (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

Mineral particle mechanics of comminution, sizing, classification, concentration, filtering and thickening. Mill and equipment selection and design including flowsheet, development and plant assessment. Prerequisite: Min Eng 3412. (Co-listed with Min Eng 4424).

MET ENG 5330 Nonferrous Alloys (LEC 3.0)

Structure and properties of nonferrous alloys (Al, Ti, Mg, Ni and Cu) are described. The role of processing and microstructure in the development of mechanical properties is emphasized. Prerequisites: Met Eng 3130 or Met Eng 5810.

MET ENG 5420 Advanced Metals Casting (LEC 3.0)

An advanced course in the materials and methods used in modern metals casting processes. Application of metallurgical principles to the casting of metals. Design of castings and metals casting mold features using commercial casting process simulation software. Prerequisite: Met Eng 3420 or Mech Eng 2653.

MET ENG 5425 Metals Casting Laboratory (LAB 1.0)

An advanced laboratory study of mold materials, metal flow, and cast metals. Emphasis is given to design of gating, risering, and ladle treatment techniques required for economical, highquality castings. Prerequisite: Accompanied or preceded by Met Eng 4420.

MET ENG 5430 Metals Joining (LEC 2.0)

Metals joining processes such as welding and brazing. Effects of welding on materials. Treatment and properties of welded joints. Welding defects and quality control. Prerequisite: Met Eng 2110 or 3420.

MET ENG 5440 Metal Deformation Processes (LEC 3.0)

An introduction to metal deformation concepts followed by a study of various forming processes from both the analytical and applied viewpoints. Processes to include: forging, wire drawing, extrusion, rolling, sheet metal forming, and others. Prerequisite: Met Eng 3120 and Met Eng 3420 both with "C" or better grade.

MET ENG 5450 Advanced Steelmaking (LEC 3.0)

This course is designed to provide students with an enhanced understanding of the chemistry and physics of ironmaking, steelmaking and casting, to apply these concepts to a wide range of problems in modern steelmaking and casting operations, and to perform advanced design and operational calculations associated with refining and continuous casting processes. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in Cer Eng 3230 or Met Eng 3330.

MET ENG 5460 Metal Coating Processes (LEC 3.0)

Introduction to the current technologies used to enhance metal performance, particularly corrosion resistance, by overlay coatings. Deposition processes are emphasized and the fundamentals of the behavior of the films in high technology and electronic materials applications is discussed. Prerequisite: Senior or Graduate Standing.

MET ENG 5470 Ferrous Metals Casting (LEC 3.0)

An advanced study of the metallurgy of cast irons and net shape cast steel alloys. Includes theories of nucleation and growth in gray, nodular, compacted graphite and malleable irons. The effects of deoxidation practice and inclusion shape control for cast steels are also included. The effects of alloying elements, processing variables and heat treatment. Prerequisites: Met Eng 4420 or Met Eng 5420 or graduate standing with permission of instructor.

MET ENG 5480 Refining Of Metals (IND 2.0-3.0)

Principles and applications of thermochemistry, phase equilibria, and kinetics as applied to the refining of metals and alloys. Theory of dilute solutions, interaction coefficients and reactions of metals with gases and slags. Analysis and design of refining processes. Optional third credit hour requires a term paper. Prerequisite: Met Eng 4350 or Cer Eng 3230.

MET ENG 5510 Nondestructive Testing (LEC 3.0)

Principles and applications of various means of non-destructive testing of metallic materials. Radiological inspection methods, ultrasonic testing, magnetic methods, electrical and eddy current methods and others. Prerequisite: Physics 2135 or 2111. (Co-listed with Elec Eng 5670).

MET ENG 5515 Nondestructive Testing Laboratory (LAB 1.0)

Application of radiological and ultrasonic methods of nondestructive testing of metallic materials. A radiographic X-ray units and ultrasonic equipment are used in the inspection of a variety of materials and manufactured parts. Prerequisite: Accompanied or preceded by Met Eng 5510.

MET ENG 5520 Scanning Electron Microscopy (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

A course in the theory and application of scanning electron microscopy and x-ray microanalysis. Topics considered are electron optics, image formation and analysis; x-ray generation, detection and analysis; and characterization of fracture surfaces. Prerequisites: Met Eng 3130 and 2125 or course in optical microscopy - consent of instructor required.

MET ENG 5620 Materials Behavior (LEC 3.0)

A course in crystal defects and deformation; mechanical testing; creep; fracture mechanics and fatigue. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in both Met Eng 2110 and Met Eng 3120.

MET ENG 5630 Environmental Aspects Of Metals Manufacturing (LEC 3.0)

Introduction to environmental aspects of metal extraction, melting, casting, forming, and finishing. Subjects include history of environmental movement and regulations permitting, risk analysis, disposal and recycling of metal manufacturing residues, environmental ethics, environmental technologies and case studies. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior standing.

MET ENG 5810 Principles Of Engineering Materials (LEC 3.0)

Examination of engineering materials with emphasis on selection and application of materials in industry. Particular attention is given to properties and applications of materials in extreme temperature and chemical environments. A discipline specific design project is required. (Not a technical elective for undergraduate metallurgy or ceramic majors) (Co-listed with Aero Eng 3877, Chem Eng 5300, Physics 4523, Cer Eng 5810).

MET ENG 6000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.

MET ENG 6040 Oral Examination (IND 0.0)

After completion of all other program requirements, oral examinations for on-campus M.S./Ph.D. students may be processed during intersession. Off-campus M.S. students must be enrolled in oral examination and must have paid an oral examination fee at the time of the defense/comprehensive examination (oral/ written). All other students must enroll for credit commensurate with uses made of facilities and/or faculties. In no case shall this be for less than three (3) semester hours for resident students.

MET ENG 6050 Continuous Registration (IND 1.0)

Doctoral candidates who have completed all requirements for the degree except the dissertation, and are away from the campus must continue to enroll for at least one hour of credit each registration period until the degree is completed. Failure to do so may invalidate the candidacy. Billing will be automatic as will registration upon payment.

MET ENG 6099 Research (IND 0.0-15)

Investigations of an advanced nature leading to the preparation of a thesis or dissertation. Consent of instructor required.

MET ENG 6160 Advanced Mechanical Metallurgy (LEC 3.0)

Elastic and plastic behavior of metallic single crystals and polycrystalline aggregates. Resulting changes in mechanical properties are considered. Included are applications to metal fabrication.

MET ENG 6320 Advanced Steels and Their Treatment (LEC 3.0)

Industrially important ferrous alloys are described and classified. The selection of proper heat treatments to facilitate fabrication and to yield required service properties in steels suitable for various applications is considered. Prerequisites: Met Eng 3130 and Met Eng 2125.

MET ENG 6440 Advanced Metal Deformation Processes (LEC 3.0)

Advanced metal deformation concepts followed by a study of various forming processes from both the analytical and applied viewpoints. Processes to include: forging, wire drawing, extrusion, rolling, sheet metal forming, and others. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in both Met Eng 3120 and Met Eng 3420.

MET ENG 6470 Advanced Ferrous Metals Casting (LEC 3.0)

An advanced study of the metallurgy of cast irons and net shape cast steel alloys. Includes theories of nucleation and growth in gray, nodular, compacted graphite and malleable irons. The effects of deoxidation practice and inclusion shape control for cast steels are also included. The effects of alloying elements, processing variables and heat treatment.

MET ENG 6530 Transmission Electron Microscopy (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

A course in the theory and application of transmission electron microscopy. Topics considered are electron optics, image formation, defect structures, specimen preparation, contrast theory and electron diffraction. Prerequisites: Met Eng 5520 and graduate standing.

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