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General information:
Annual:
2017/2018
Code:
MIM-2-105-AM-s
Name:
Characterization methods in materials science
Faculty of:
Metals Engineering and Industrial Computer Science
Study level:
Second-cycle studies
Specialty:
Advanced Materials - Processing and Characterization
Field of study:
Materials Science
Semester:
1
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
dr hab. inż. Dubiel Beata (bdubiel@agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
dr inż. Kalemba-Rec Izabela (kalemba@agh.edu.pl)
dr hab. inż. Dubiel Beata (bdubiel@agh.edu.pl)
dr hab. inż. Moskalewicz Tomasz (tmoskale@agh.edu.pl)
dr inż. Miłkowska-Piszczek Katarzyna (kamilko@agh.edu.pl)
dr inż. Kargul Tomasz (tkargul@agh.edu.pl)
dr hab. inż, prof. AGH Bała Piotr (pbala@agh.edu.pl)
Module summary

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Skills
M_U001 Can select appropriate method for a given characterization problem IM2A_U05, IM2A_U16 Activity during classes,
Examination,
Execution of laboratory classes,
Test
M_U002 Can perform basic measurements using different characterization methods IM2A_U02, IM2A_U16 Activity during classes,
Execution of laboratory classes
M_U003 Can process and interpret data obtained with use of different characterization methods IM2A_U02, IM2A_U05, IM2A_U06 Activity during classes,
Examination,
Test,
Execution of laboratory classes
Knowledge
M_W001 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of light microscopy and quantitative microstructural analysis IM2A_W03, IM2A_W05 Activity during classes,
Examination,
Test
M_W002 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of correlative microscopy and ion microscopy IM2A_W03, IM2A_W05 Execution of laboratory classes,
Activity during classes,
Examination,
Test
M_W003 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of crystallographic orientation measurements by EBSD IM2A_W03, IM2A_W05 Test,
Activity during classes,
Examination,
Execution of laboratory classes
M_W004 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of surface characterization by SPM, AFM and STM methods IM2A_W03, IM2A_W05 Test,
Activity during classes,
Examination
M_W005 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of dilatometric analysis IM2A_W02, IM2A_W05 Test,
Activity during classes,
Examination,
Execution of laboratory classes
M_W006 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of thermal analysis by DTA, DSC and TGA methods IM2A_W02, IM2A_W05 Test,
Activity during classes,
Examination,
Execution of laboratory classes
M_W007 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of electrical characterization by resistivity measurements IM2A_W02, IM2A_W05 Test,
Activity during classes,
Examination
M_W008 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of magnetic properties measurement IM2A_W02, IM2A_W05 Test
M_W009 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of materials characterization using neutron and synchrotron radiation IM2A_W02, IM2A_W05 Test,
Activity during classes,
Examination
M_W010 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of spark source mass spectrometry IM2A_W03, IM2A_W05 Activity during classes,
Examination,
Test,
Execution of laboratory classes
M_W011 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of stress and strain measurements as well as determination of heat transfer coefficient IM2A_W02, IM2A_W05 Activity during classes,
Examination,
Test,
Execution of laboratory classes
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Others
E-learning
Skills
M_U001 Can select appropriate method for a given characterization problem + - + - - - - - - - -
M_U002 Can perform basic measurements using different characterization methods - - + - - - - - - - -
M_U003 Can process and interpret data obtained with use of different characterization methods + - + - - - - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of light microscopy and quantitative microstructural analysis + - + - - - - - - - -
M_W002 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of correlative microscopy and ion microscopy + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W003 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of crystallographic orientation measurements by EBSD + - + - - - - - - - -
M_W004 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of surface characterization by SPM, AFM and STM methods + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W005 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of dilatometric analysis + - + - - - - - - - -
M_W006 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of thermal analysis by DTA, DSC and TGA methods + - + - - - - - - - -
M_W007 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of electrical characterization by resistivity measurements + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W008 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of magnetic properties measurement + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W009 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of materials characterization using neutron and synchrotron radiation + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W010 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of spark source mass spectrometry + - + - - - - - - - -
M_W011 Knows the theoretical and practical aspects of stress and strain measurements as well as determination of heat transfer coefficient + - + - - - - - - - -
Module content
Lectures:

1. Principles of light microscopy. Methods of light microscopy. Types of contrast, resolution, magnification, depth of focus.
2. Materialography. Basic stereological parameters in quantitative microstructural analysis.
3.Correlative microscopy (CLEM) and its application in materials science.
4. Ion microscopy. Instrument and principles of its operation.
5. Electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) for determination of crystallographic orientation of grains in polycrystalline materials.
6. Secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS). Mössbauer spectroscopy.
7. Tomographic methods for materials characterisation. X-ray tomography. Electron tomography. Atom probe tompgraphy.
8. Surface characterization by scanning probe microscopy (SPM), atomic force microscopy (AFM) and scanning tunnelling microscopy (STM).
9. Dilatometric analysis for investigation of phase transformations in materials.
10. Thermal analysis by differential thermal analysis (DTA), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA).
11. Electrical characterization by resistivity measurements, Hall effect.
12. Magnetic properties measurement, torque magnetometer.
13. Static, dynamic and repeated tensile test. Stress and strain measurements . Heat transfer mechanisms, boundary condition, heat transfer coefficient.
14. Spark source mass spectrometry (SSMS) for investigation of chemical composition of materials.
15. Characterization of materials using neutron and synchrotron radiation.

Laboratory classes:

1. Application EBSD for determination of crystallographic orientation of grains in polycrystalline materials.
2. Dilatometric methods for investigation of phase transformations in materials.
3. The application of differential thermal analysis DTA in the study of phase transformations in materials.
4. The experimental method of determination of heat transfer coefficient using dynamic testing machine.
5. Spark source mass spectrometry. Application in materials characterization.

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 60 h
Module ECTS credits 2 ECTS
Participation in lectures 28 h
Participation in laboratory classes 14 h
Preparation for classes 6 h
Examination or Final test 2 h
Contact hours 10 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

0.5 • laboratory classes grade + 0.5 • exam grade

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

Students have the basic knowledge on material science, solid state physics and experimental methods in materials science.

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

1. Y. Leng: Materials Characterization. Introduction to Microscopic and Spectroscopic Methods. John Wiley & Sons, Singapore, 2008.
2. J. P. Sibilia: A Guide to Materials Characterization and Chemical Analysis. John Wiley & Sons, New York 1997.
3. A. K. Tyagi: Advanced Techniques for Materials Characterization. Trans Tech Publications, 2009.

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

1. B. Dubiel, M. Chmielewski, T. Moskalewicz, A. Gruszczyński, A. Czyrska-Filemonowicz: Microstructural characterization of novel Mo-Re-Al2O3 composite. Materials Letters, 124 (2014) 137-140
2. Sairam K. Malladi, Qiang Xu, Marijn A. van Huis, Frans D. Tichelaar, K. Joost Batenburg, Emrah Yücelen, Beata Dubiel, Aleksandra Czyrska-Filemonowicz, Henny W. Zandbergen: Real-Time Atomic Scale Imaging of Nanostructural Evolution in Aluminum Alloys. Nano Letters 14 (2014) 384-389
3. Adam Kruk, Beata Dubiel, Aleksandra Czyrska-Filemonowicz: The 3D imaging and metrology of CMSX-4 superalloy microstructure using FIB-SEM tomography method, Solid State Phenomena 197 (2013) 89-94
4. Grzegorz Galant, Jan Dulęba, Sebastian Toczek, Beata Dubiel, Aleksandra Czyrska-Filemonowicz: Quantitative microstructural analysis of thermal barrier coatings deposited on Inconel 625. Solid State Phenomena 197 (2013) 70-76

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Additional information:

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