Arne Wahlen: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2021

Name Dr. Arne Wahlen
E-mailwahlen@ivp.mavt.ethz.ch
DepartmentMaterials
RelationshipLecturer

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
327-0612-AALMetals II
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
3 credits6RR. Spolenak, M. Schinhammer, A. Wahlen
AbstractIntroduction to materials selection. Basic knowledge of major metallic materials: aluminium, magnesium, titanium, copper, iron and steel. Selected topics in high temperature materials: nickel and iron-base superalloys, intermetallics and refractory metals.
ObjectiveIntroduction to materials selection. Basic knowledge of major metallic materials: aluminium, magnesium, titanium, copper, iron and steel. Selected topics in high temperature materials: nickel and iron-base superalloys, intermetallics and refractory metals.
ContentThis course is devided into five parts:

A. Materials selection
Principles of materials properties maps
Introduction to the 'Materials selector' software package
Case studies

B. Light metals and alloys
Aluminium, magnesium, titanium
Properties and hardening mechanisms
Case studies in technological applications

C. Copper and its alloys

D. Iron and steel
The seven pros for steel
Fine grained steels, heat resistant steels
Steel and corrosion phenomena
Selection and application

E. High temperature alloys
Superalloys: iron, nickel, cobalt
Intermetallics: properties and application
Lecture noteshttp://www.met.mat.ethz.ch/education/lect_scripts
LiteratureAshby/Jones, Engineering Materials 1 & 2, Pergamon Press
Ashby, Materials Selection in Mechanical Design, Pergamon Press
Honeycombe, Steels, Microstructure and Properties, Edward Arnold publishers
Shackelford, Materials Science for Engineers
I.J. Polmear: Light Alloys, Metallurgy of the Light Metals
R.C. Reed: The Superalloys: Fundamentals and Applications, Cambridge
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisites: Metals I
327-0612-00LMetals II
Planned to be offered for the last time in FS 2022.
3 credits2V + 1UR. Spolenak, M. Schinhammer, A. Wahlen
AbstractIntroduction to materials selection. Basic knowledge of major metallic materials: aluminium, magnesium, titanium, copper, iron and steel. Selected topics in high temperature materials: nickel and iron-base superalloys, intermetallics and refractory metals.
ObjectiveIntroduction to materials selection. Basic knowledge of major metallic materials: aluminium, magnesium, titanium, copper, iron and steel. Selected topics in high temperature materials: nickel and iron-base superalloys, intermetallics and refractory metals.
ContentThis course is devided into five parts:

A. Materials selection
Principles of materials properties maps
Introduction to the 'Materials selector' software package
Case studies

B. Light metals and alloys
Aluminium, magnesium, titanium
Properties and hardening mechanisms
Case studies in technological applications

C. Copper and its alloys

D. Iron and steel
The seven pros for steel
Fine grained steels, heat resistant steels
Steel and corrosion phenomena
Selection and application

E. High temperature alloys
Superalloys: iron, nickel, cobalt
Intermetallics: properties and application
Lecture notesPlease visit the Moodle-link for this lecture.
LiteratureGottstein, Physikalische Grundlagen der Materialkunde, Springer Verlag
Ashby/Jones, Engineering Materials 1 & 2, Pergamon Press
Ashby, Materials Selection in Mechanical Design, Pergamon Press
Porter/Easterling, Transformations in Metals and Alloys, Chapman & Hall
Bürgel, Handbuch Hochtemperatur-Werkstofftechnik, Vieweg Verlag
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisites: Metals I