Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: A (Second level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand. Optional for: F4, I4, M4, M4fs, N4, N4nm. Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Srinivasan Iyengar, Materialteknik. Recommended prerequisits: FKM015 Materials Engineering, Basic Course. Assessment: Written examination, obligatory laboratory experiments, assignments, project report. Further information: The course is offered every alternate year, the next time during the fall term 2009. Home page:

The course aims to provide the student with a deep and broad understanding of high temperature materials and their behaviour under different operating conditions.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The course deals with materials for high temperature applications and considers the phenomena and problems associated with the use of materials at high temperatures. High Temperature behaviour of Materials: Plasticity, Fatigue, Creep, Oxidation and Corrosion. Refractory Metals, Inter-metallic, Stainless Steel, Nickel and Cobalt-based Superalloys, Ceramics and Cermets for High Temperature Applications. Alloy Theory, Heat Treatment and Hardening Mechanisms. Oxidation Resistant and Thermal Barrier Coatings.

Meetham, G. W. & M. H. Van de Voorde: Materials for High Temperature Engineering Applications, Springer-Verlag(2000), ISBN 3-540-66861-6.