Secondary Processing of Metals

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Secondary Processing of Metals

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Engineering Science and Math, Materials Science Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Solidification, welding (emphasis on effect of welding on microstructure, HAZ?s etc), fundamentals of metal working (including hot working, Zener-Hollomon parameter, dynamic recovery and recrystallization and cold working including slip line field theory, slab and upper bound analyses, formability, residual stresses), powder metallurgy and sintering, machining, recrystallisation phenomena. Emphasis on the effect of processing conditions on microstructure and hence properties. Common classes of magnesium alloys, copper alloys and cast irons to be taught illustrating some of the principles involved.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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