May 31, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [Archived Catalog]

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MTLE 6450 - Melting and Solidification


Thermodynamics, kinetics, and morphologies of solid-liquid interfaces. Heat flow phenomena in casting and crystal growth. Structure of molten systems. Physical chemistry of vacuum processing. Mechanics of solidification of metals under equilibrium and nonequilibrium conditions. Nucleation and growth phenomena. Solute redistribution during freezing. Metal transport during freezing. Grain size control. Application of theory to production of engineering alloys.

When Offered: Fall term alternate years.



Credit Hours: 3



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