(Dr. Hanson, Mr. Hoggart)
A course of one lecture per week throughout the year together with approxi- mately 36 hours' practical work.
SYLгΡ.АВus. (1) Fuels Technology. Types of fuel; their production and characteristics. The combustion of coke, fuel oils and gaseous fuels.
(2) Mechanical Metallurgy. Phenomenological theories of flow and fracture of metals. Interpretation and significance of mechanical tests. Methods of shaping metals.
Воокs. (a) Prescribed text-books:
Students are advised to consult the lecturers.
(b) Recommended for reference:
Francis, W.— Coal. (Edward. Arnold.)
Hougen, O. A., Watson, K. M., and Ragatz, R. A.-Chemical Process Principles, Part I. (Wiley.)
Schuhmann, R Metallurgical Engineering, Vol. I. (Addison-Wesley.) Finnic, I., and Heller, W. R.—Creep of Engineering Materials. (McGraw-
Freudenthal, A. M.—Inelastic Behaviour of Engineering Materials a"d Structures. (Wiley.) •
Gensamer, М.—Strength of Metals under Combined Stresses. (Amer. Soc.
Hoffmann, D., and Sachs, G. An Introduction to the Theory of Plasticity for Engineers. (McGraw-Hill.)
Sachs, G., and Van Horn, K.-Practical Metallurgy. (Amer. Soc. Metals.) Sachs, G.—Fundamentals of the Working of Metals. (Pergamon.) Sines, G., and Waisman, J. L.—Metal Fatigue. (McGraw-Hill, 1959.) ЕхАмТNATIox. One 3-hour paper for Pass and Honours.
METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING PART II
A course of 36. lectures, together with practical work.
Svџлвus. Process Engineering.
(a) Heat Transfer: Conduction, convection and radiation, steady and tran- sient states, heat exchangers, regenerators, recuperators, waste heat boilers.
(b) Mass Transfer. Theory of diffusion controlled processes, ion exchange, solvent extraction, humidifying, drying, cooling, counter current decantation.
(c) Phase Separations. Filtering, settling, cyclones and centrifuges.
(d) Refractories. Their selection and testing, furnace design and construction.
PRACTICAL WORK. Approximately 75 hours on experiments relating to the syllabus.
Воокš. (a) Prescribed text-books:
Schuhmann.—Metallnrgical Engineering. (Addison-Wesley, 1952.) (b) Recommended for reference:
Brown, C. G. et al.—Unit Operations. (Chapman and Hall, Wiley.) McAdams, W. H.—Heat Transmission. (3rd
ed.,McGraw-Hill, 1954.) Treybal, R. E.—Mass Transfer Operations. (McGraw-Hill, 1955.) U.S. Steel. Co.—The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel. (7th
ed.)EXAMINATION. One 3-hour paper for Pass and Honours.
METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING PART III(Dr. Cannon, Mr. Hoggart)
A course of two lectures per week throughout the year together with practical work.
SуLLAВus. (i) Production Metallurgy. Selection and control of metal shaping processes. Foundry engineering. Welding engineering. Surface coatings and treatments. Surface hardening processes. Defects in metallic products. Non- destructive testing.
(ii) Engineering Practice. Selection, testing characteristics and fields
ofapplication of engineering equipment commonly used in metallurgical operations.
Materials handling. Power supply and transmission. Fuel technology. Typical metallurgical plant practice.
(iii) Engineering Metallography. Selection of materials. Specifications and tests. Special ferrous and non-ferrous alloys including heat-, wear-, and corrosion-resistant alloys. Typical selection problems.
PRACTICAL Woaк. Approximately 40 hours of experiments, seminars, practice classes, and works visits relating to the above syllabus.
Booкs. (a) Prescribed textbooks Students are advised to consult the lecturers.
(b) Recommended for reference:
The books recommended for Metallurgical Engineering Parts. I and II, together with:
Brown, C. G., el al.—Unit Operations. (Chapman and Hall, Wiley.) Goetzel, C. G.—Treatise on Powder Metallurgy. (Interscience.) Murphy, A. J. Non Ferrous Foundry Metallurgy. (Pergamon, 1954.), Rossi, В. E.—Welding Engineering. (McGraw-Hill, 1954.)
Aitchison, L., and Pumphrey, W. I.—Engineering Steels. (McDonald & Evans.) Benbow, W. E.—Steels in Modern Industry. (Iliffe.)
French, H. J.—Alloy Constructional Steels. (A.S.M.)'
Tempun, R. L., et al. Properties of Metals in Materials Engineering.
Analysis of Casting. Defects.—(American Foundrymen's Association.) Crowther, J. A.-Handbook of Industrial Radiology. (Edward Arnold.) Hanstock, R. F.—Non Destructive Testing. (Institute of Metals, London.) Radiography in Modern Industry.—(Kodak Ltd.)
EXAMINATION. Two 3-hour papers for pass and honours.
All work done in ' connection with . practical work, practice classes and excursions will be taken into account in assessing the results of the year's work in conjunction with the results of the Annual Examination. All records made during the year should be retained for submission if required in connection with the Annual Examination.
METALLURGY PART I
(Professor Warner, Associate Professor Dunkin, Dr. Wood, Mr. Walker) A course of three lectures per week with practical work, practice classes and excursions to be arranged.
SYLLАsus. (1) Flistory of Metal Culture. (Approximately • three lectures) (2) Ore DDressing and Extraction Metallurgy. (Approximately 34 lectures.) Occurrence of metals and factors bearing on their extraction. Ore dressing objects and uses of ore dressing; mineral association and liberation; comminution, crushing and grinding practice and theory ; motion of solid particles in fluids;
classification concentration. The application of physical and chemical principles in the extraction of metals. General outline of processes for the extraction and refining of metals. Relation of extraction metallurgy to mining, ore dressing and physical metallurgy. Fuels and combustion, refractory materials and furnaces.
(3) Physics of Metals. (Approximately 20 lectures.) Atomic arrangement in solids: crystal lattices, lattice defects. Experimental study of structures : X-ray, electron and neutron diffraction ; electron microscopy. Atomic structure and mechanical properties : elasticity, plastic deformation, phase transformations. Elec- tron structure of solids (Sommerfeld model) : electrical, thermal, magnetic properties.
(4) Metallographу. (Approximately 20 lectures). Principles governing the interpretation of microstructure in metals and alloys. Relation between structure and properties. Principles of heat treatment. Application of these principles to particular alloy systems. Structure and properties of some industrially important alloys; steels and cast irons, light alloys and copper base alloys.
РaлcтicE CLAssEs. One hour per week on calculations, discussions and demon- strations illustrating the principles of ore dressing, extraction metallurgy and physical metallurgy.
PRACTICAL WoRK. A minimum of six hours per week on experiments dealing with
(a) Chemical Metallurgy. Quantitative and qualitative analyses of ores, metallurgical products and alloys. Fire assaying of ores for gold and silver.
(b) Physical Metallurgy. Metallography and Physics of Metals.
EXCURSIONS. Excursions will be arranged periodically to local industries.
Attendance at these is considered as part of the year's work, and a report must be written on each visit.
VACATION Woau. Students are strongly advised to consult the Appointments Board during the second term, with the object of obtaining experience in a_metal- lurgical industry or establishment during the summer vacation.
Воoкs. (a) Recommended for preliminary reading:
Alexander, W., and Street, A.—Metals in the Service of Man. (Penguin.) Blainey, G.—The Peaks of Lyell. (M.U.P.)
Brown, G., and Orford, A.—The Iron and Steel Industry.
Farwell, G.—Down Argent Street. (Johnson, Sydney.) Woolley, L.—Ur of the Chaldees.
(b) Prescribed text-books :
Gaudin, A. M. Principles of Mineral Dressing. (McGraw-Hill.) Boas, W.-Physics of Metals and Alloys. (M.U.P.)
Brick, R. M. and Phillips, A.—Structure and Properties of Alloys. (2nd ed., ( McGraw-Hill. )
*Guy, A. G.—Elements of Physical Metallurgy. (2nd ed., Addison-Wesley.) or *Chalmers, B.—Physical Metallurgy. (Wiley.)
Kehl, G. L.—Principles of Metallographic Laboratory Practice. (3rd ed., McGraw-Hill.)
Masing, G. (F. C. Thompson trans.)—Foundations of Metallography. (The Institute of Metals, London.)
Other newly published books may be prescribed instead of the above.
Students are therefore advised to consult the lecturers before purchasing text-books.
(c) Recommended for reference:
Ore Dressing Methods in Australia and Adjacent Territories. (Fifth Empire Mining and Metallurgical Congress (1953) Publications, Vol. III.) Bray, J. L.—Non-Ferrous Production Metallurgy. (Wiley.)
Butts, A.—Metallurgical Problems. (2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.)
Extractive Metallurgy in Australia. (Fifth Empire Mining and Metallurgical Congress (1953) Publications, Vols. IVA and IVB.)
M.—Handbookof Nonferrous Metallurgy, particularly Volume I.
(2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.)
Norton, F. H.-Refractories. (3rd ed., McGraw-Hill.) Barrett, C.
S.—Structureof Metals. (2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.) Desch, C.
H —Metallography.(5th ed., Longmans.).
ThePrinciples of Physical Metallurgy. (3rd ed., McGraw-Hill.) Hume-Rothery,
AtomicTheory for Students of Metallurgy. (Institute of
Hume-Rothery, W., and Raynor, G.
V.—Structureof Metals and Alloys.
(3rd ed., The Institute of Metals, London.)
R. EngineeringPhysical Metallurgy. (Van Nostrand.)
Metals Handbook, 1948 ed., 1954, 1955 supplements. (Amer. Soc. Metals.) Rhines, F. N. Phase Diagrams in Metallurgy. (McGraw-Hill.)
Sachs, G., and Van Horn, K. Practical Metallurgy. (Amer. Soc. Metals.) Seybolt, A. U., and Burke, J. E.—Procedures in Experimental Metallurgy.
Teichert, E. J. Ferrous Metallurgy. (2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.)
ЕхАМiNАТЮx. Tests throughout the year and two 3-hour papers for Pass and Honours ; a one-day practical examination may be given.
All work done in connection with practical and practice classes and excursions will be taken into account in assessing the results of the year's work in con- junction with the results of the Annual Examination. All records made during the year should be retained for submission if required in connection with the Annual Examination.
METALLURGY PART II (E)
(Associate Professor Dunkin, Mr. Willis, Mr. Carr, Dr. Wood, Mr. Walker) A course of about 80 lectures, with practice classes, practical work and excursions throughout the year.
SУLLАВUS. (i) Ore Dressing. Comminution ; crushing and • grinding practice.
and theory. Screen sizing. Motion of solid particles in fluids. Classification.
Gravity methods of concentration ; heavy media separation, jigging, tabling, etc.
Centrifugal, magnetic and electrostatic concentration. ` Flotation concentration : Introduction to flotation systems, consideration of phases and interfaces, chemical preparation of minerals for flotation, complex relationships involving collectors;
foams and flotation froths ; technology.
(ii) Physical Chemistry of Metal Extraction. Chemical behaviour of metals.
in relation to their metallurgy. Producer gas and water gas reactions. Equilibria in reduction of metallic oxides : affinity of metals for oxygen and sulphur;
preferential oxidation. Equilibria between slag and metal phases in steel-making.
Electro-chemistry in relation to production and refining of metals. Roasting of sulphides. Rate of heterogeneous reactions. Production and reactions of mattes.
Simple applications of physico-chemical methods to metallurgical reactions. Gases in metals.
(iii) Physics of Metals. Further study of atomic arrangements : lattice energy,.
thermal vibrations, diffusion. Structure and mechanical properties : dislocations, strain-hardening, recrystallization, creep, fatigue, fracture. Further study of electron.
structure (zone model) ; alloy theory, conduction in metals and semi-conductors, magnetic materials, practical applications to solid-state devices.
(iv) Metallography. Functions and effects of the alloying elements in steel.
Detailed study of the formation and modes of transformation of austenite. Heat transfer during quenching; quenching media. Hardenability and its determination.
Tempering and ageing in steel. Properties of heat treated steels. Quench cracking and dimensional stability. Surface treatment of steels. Relation between properties
and microstructure. Strućture, heat treatment and properties of important non- ferrous alloys.
Ррлćтtсa CLnssвs.. One hour per week on discussions, demonstrations and calculations illustrating the principles of ore dressing, extractive metallurgy and physical metallurgy.
PRAсTrcAL WоRK. Ã total of 260 hours, involving experiments and calculations dealing with the following topics
(a) Ore Dressing. Liberation, comminution, sizing, hydraulic classification, electrical separation, tabling, flocculation and flotation.
(b) Chemićal Metallurgy. Qualitative and quantitative analysis of steels, non- ferrous alloys, ores and metallurgical products. Instrumental methods of analysis including elect -o-analysis, polarography and absorptiometry.
(c) Physical Metallurgy. Determination of physical and mechanical properties of metals. X-ray diffraction techniques.
ExcuRsioxs. Visits to metallurgical industries and establishments will be arranged from time to time.
Booкs. (a) Prescribed text-books:
The books prescribed for Metallurgy Part I, together with:
*Butts; A.—Metallurgical Problems. (2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.) Barrett, C. S.—Structure of Metals. (2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.)
*Cottrell, A. 1.—Theoretical Structural Metallurgy. (Arnold.) Cullity, В. D. Elements of X-Ray Diffraction. (Addison-Wesley.)
Raynor, G. V.—Electron Theory of Metals. (Institute of Metals, London.) Other newly-published books may be prescribed instead of the above.
Students are therefore advised to consult the lecturers before purchasing.
(b) Recommended for reference:
The books recommended for Metallurgy Part I, together with:
Dalla Valle, J. M. Micromeritics. (Pitman.)
Gaudin, A. M. Flotation. (2nd ed., McGraw-Hill, 1957.)
Ore Dressing Methods in Australia and Adjacent Territories. (Fifth Empire Mining and Metallurgical Congress (1953) Publications, Vol. III.) Rabone, P.—Flotation Plant Practice. (Mining Pub.)
Taggart, A. F.—Elements of Ore Dressing. (Wiley.)
Allmand, A., and Ellingham, H. Applied Electra-Chemistry. (Arnold.) Darken, L. S., and Gurry, W. R.—Physical Chemistry of Metals. (МcGraw-
Kubaschewski, O., and Evans, E. L.—Metallurgical Thermochemistry. (Butter- worth.)
Masing, G., trans. Rogers, B.—Ternary Diagrams. (Reinhold.)
Physical Chemistry of Process Metallurgy. (Faraday Soc., Disc. No. 4. 1948.) Sisco, F. T.(еd.)—Basic Open-hearth Steelmaking. (A.I.M.E.)
Bain, E. C. Alloying Elements in Steel. (Amer. Soc. Metals.)- Bullens, D. K.—Steel and its Heat Treatment. (5th ed., Wiley.) Grossmann, M.-Principles of Heat Treatment. (Amer. Soc. Metals.;
Hollomon, J., and Jaffe, L.—Ferrous Metallurgical Design. (Wiley.) Impurities and Imperfections. (Amer. Soc. Metals.)
Relation of Properties to Microstructure. (Amer. Soc. Metals.) Sinnott, M. J.—The Solid State for Engineers. (Addison-Wesley.)
Sisco, F. T. (ed.)—Alloys of Iron Research, Monograph Series. (McGraw- Hill.)
Symposium on Hardeпability of Alloy Steels. (Amer. Soc. Metals.) Symposiumm on Hardenability of Steel. (Iron and Steel Institute.) Symposium on Age Hardening of Metals. (Amer. Soc. Metals.) Taylor, A. —X-Ray Metallography. (Chapman & Hall.)
EXAMINATION. Tests throughout the year, and four 3-hour papers for Pass and Honours ; a three-day practical examination may be given.
All work done in connection with practical and practice classes and excursions will be taken into account in assessing the results of the year's work in con- junction with the results of the Annual Examination. All records made during
the year should be retained for submission if required in connection with the Annual Examination.