308.886 Computer Use in Materials Technology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, VU, 1.0h, 2.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to operate established computer programs for calculations of physico-chemical and thermodynamic properties of inorganic materials. Further, students are then able to simulate precipitation processes during different, technologically relevant thermo-mechanical trearments.

Moreover, students are then able to citically assess and interprete computed data.

Subject of course

-) Presentation of ThermoCalc, MatCalc and JMat Pro

-) Learning and practicing of program handling by simple examples

-) Insight into the functionality of databases

-) Critical formulation of input parameters for simulations

-) Validation and critical interpretation of acquired results

-) Simulations in real alloys for high temperature applications

Additional Information

Notebook is required!

Teaching methods

Introduction into the software-modules and -fucntionalities

Overview of comptable materials properties

Introduction to software commands

Computations of exercise examples

Joint performance of technological case studies

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

Notebook required!

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Mon14:00 - 15:0003.10.2022GM 3 Vortmann Hörsaal - VT prelimenary meeting !! 3G certificate necessary !!
Mon09:00 - 14:0009.01.2023Seminarraum BD 03 phase stabilities - phase diagrams - CALPHAD
Tue09:00 - 13:0010.01.2023Seminarraum BD 03 Thermodynamic base - state variables
Wed09:00 - 14:0011.01.2023Seminarraum BD 03 databases - state functions
Thu09:00 - 14:0012.01.2023Seminarraum BD 03 precipitation kinetics - strengthening

Examination modalities

Written report

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Mon - 06.02.2023assessedno application-Evaluation Computer Use

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
07.09.2022 16:00 20.11.2022 23:55 20.11.2022 23:55

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 434 Materials Sciences
066 445 Mechanical Engineering STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase

Literature

E. Kozeschnik and B. Buchmayr: MatCalc – A simulation tool for multicomponent thermodynamics, diffusion and phase transformations, in: H. Cerjak, H.K.D.H. Bhadeshia (Eds.), Mathematical Modelling of Weld Phenomena 5 book 738, (2001).

K.G.F. Janssens, D. Raabe, E. Kozeschnik, M.A. Miodownik, B. Nestler: Computational Materials Engineering. An Introduction to Microstructure Evolution. London: Elsevier Academic Press; 2007.

N. Saunders and A.P. Miodownik, Calphad Calculation of Phase Diagrams, Pergamon Materials Series, Vol. 1. Elsevier Science Ltd., 1998, p 94-96

http://www.sentesoftware.co.uk/home.aspx

http://www.thermocalc.com/

http://www.matcalc.at

Previous knowledge

Understanding and reading / interpreting of simple equilibrium phase diagrams 

basic knowledge: What is a phase?

What is a crystallograpic structure

Structures of alloy matrix phases (fcc. bcc, ..) 

Language

English