• No results found

(Professor Worner, Associate Professor Dunkin, Dr. Muir, Mr. Walker) A course of three lectures per ' week with practical work, practice classes and excursions to be arranged.

SYLLAsus. (1)

History of Metal. Culture.

(Approximately three lectures.) (2.) Ore

Dressing and Extraction of Metals.

(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;

tSuitable for preliminary reading.


classification; concentration. The application of physical and chemical principles in the extraction of metals. Generai outline of processes for the extraction and refin- ing 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.) Review of atomic structure and bonding in crystals. Nature and characteristics of the metallic state. Elements of crystallography. X-ray diffraction. Mechanical and physical properties of single crystals. Plastic deformation. Origin of metallic structures.

Properties of polycrystalline metals and alloys. Effects of temperature, deforma- tion and stress. Phase transformations.

(4) Metallography.

(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 industrially important alloys;

steels and cast irons, light alloys and copper base alloys.

PRACTICE CLASSES. One hour per week on calculations, discussions and demon- strations, illustrating the principles of ore dressing, extraction metallurgy and physical metallurgy.

PRACTICAL Wоaк. A minimum of six hours per week on experiments deal- ing 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.

Mechanical testing. Pyrometry. Dilatometry and thermal analysis. Effects of deformation and annealing. Macro-examination of metals. Preparation, examination and interpretation of polished and etched sec- tions of typical metals and alloys. Introduction to X-ray diffraction.

ExcuasmNs. 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 WoRK. Students are strongly advised to consult the Appointments Board during the second term, with the object of obtaining experience in a metallurgical industry or establishment during the summer vacation.

Booкs. (a) Recommended for preliminary reading:

Alexander, W.,



A. Metals in the Serц ice of Man.

(Penguin.) Blainey,

G.—The Peaks of Lyell.


Brown, G.,



A.—The Iron and Steel Industrý.

Farwell, G.

M.-Down Argent Street.

(Sydney, Johnson.) Wooley, C. L.—Ur

of the Chaldees.

(b) Prescribed text-books:

Gaudin, A.

1.-Principles of Mineral Dressing.


Boas, W. An



troductionu to the Physics of Metals and Alloys.

(M.U.P.) Brick, R. M., and Phillips,

A.—Structure and Properties of Alloys.

(2nd ed.,


Guy, A.

C. Elements of Physical Metàllurgy.

(2nd ed., Addison-Wesley.) Kehl, G.

L..—Principles of Metallographic Laboratory Practice.

(3rd ed.,


Masing, G. (F.



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.



A.—Metallurgical Problems.

(2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.) .

Extractive Metallurgy in Australia.

(Fifth Empire Mining and Metallurgical Congress (1953). Publications, Vols. IVA and IVB.)

Liddell, D.

M.—Handbook of Nonferrous Metallurgy,

particularly Vol. L (2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.)


Norton, F.


(3rd ed., McGraw-Hill.) Barrett, C.

S.—Structure of Metals.

(2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.) Burton, M.

S.—Applied Metallurgy for Engineers.

(McGraw-Hill.) Desch, C.


(5th ed., Longmans.)

Doan, G.

E.—The Principles of Physical Metallurgy.

(3rd ed., McGraw-Hill.) Hume-Rothery,

W. Atomic Theory for Students



(The In-

stitute of Metals.)

Hume-Rothery, W.,


Raynor, G.



Metals and Alloys.

(3rd ed., The Institute of Metals, London.)

Heyer, R.

H. Engineering Physical Metallurgy.

(Van Nostrand.)

Metals Handbook,

1948 ed., 1954, 1955 supplements. (Amer. Soc. Metals.) Rhines, F.

N.—Phase Diagrams in Metallurgy.


Sachs, G.,


Van Horn, K.

R. Practical Metallurgy.

(Amer. Soc. Metals.) Seybolt, A. V.,


Burke, J.

E. Procedures


Experimental Metallurgy.


Teichert, E.

J. Ferrous Metallurgy.

(2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.) .

EXAMINATION. 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 Annual Examination.

All records made during the year should be retained for submission if required in connection with the Annual Examination.


(Professor Worrier, Associate Professor Dunkin, Mr. Willis, Mr. Carr, Dr. Muir, Mr. Walker)

A course of about 90 lectures, with practice classes, practical work and excursions throughout the year,


Ore Dressing.

The size of particles ; methods of size specifica- tion and determination; average size. Size distribution. 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 tłotation 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.

Physics of X-rays and crystals: Crystallography;

reciprocal lattice; scattering ; diffraction ; structure factors. Applications of X-ray diffraction to the investigation of structure, orientation, texture, state of stress, equilibrium diagrams. Theory of the metallic state. Wave mechanical and zone concepts, and their application to electrical conduction, ferro-magnetism, cohesion, phase relations in alloys. Alloy theory. Theory of imperfections in crystals:

application to plastic deformation, work hardening, diffusion, recrystallization, grain structure. Creep, fatigue and brittle fracture.


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 steel. Quench cracking and dimensional stability. Surface treatment of steels. Relation between properties and microstructure. Structure, heat treatment and properties of important non- ferrous alloys.

PRACTICE CLAssEs. One hour per week on discussions, demonstrations and calculations illustrating the principles of ore dressing, extractive metallurgy and physical metallurgy.

PRAcTicAL WoRK. A minimum of twelve hourse per week, involving experi- ments and calculations dealing with the following topics :

(a) Ore Dressing. Liberation, comminution, sizing, hydraulic classification, electrical separation, tabling, flocculation and flotation.

(b) Chemical Metallurgy. Qualitative and quantitative analysis of steels, non-ferrous alloys, ores and metallurgical products. Instrumental methods of analysis including electroanalysis, polarography, absorptiometry, spectrography.

(c) Physical Metallurgy. Advanced metallography and photomicrography.

Influence of deformation and heat treatment ion the structure and properties of alloys. Case carburiżing; age hardening; time-temperature-transformation curves.

Determination of hardenability characteristics of steels. Determination of physical and mechanical properties of metals. X-ray diffraction techniques.

EXCURSIONS. Visits to metallurgical industries and establishments will be arranged from time to time.

Вoокs. (a) Prescribed text-books:

The books prescribed for Metallurgy Part I, together with : Barrett, C. S.—Structure of Metals. (2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.)

*Butts, A.—Metallurgical Problems. (2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.)

*Cottrell, A. H.—Theoretical Structural Metallurgy. (Arnold.) Cullity, В. D.—Elements of X-Ray Di ffraction. (Addison-Wesley.)

Raynor, G. V. An Introduction to the 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, 1947.)

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.—The Principles of Applied Electro-Chemistry.


Darken, L. S., and Gurry, R. W.—Physical Chemistry of Metals. (McGraw- Hill.)

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.


Sisco, F. T. (ed.)—Ваsiс Open-hearth Steelmaking. (A.I.M.E.)

Bain, E. C. Function of the Alloying Elements in Steel. (Amer. Soc. Metals.) Bullens, D. К.—Steel and its Heat Treatment. (5th ed., Wiley.)

Grossman, M. A.—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 Age Hardening of Metals. (Amer. Soc. Metals.) Symposium on Hardenability of Alloy Steels. (Amer. Soc. Metals.) Symposium on Hardenability of Steel. (Iron and Steel Institute.)

Taylor, A. Introduction to X-Ray Metallography. (Chapman and Hall.) ЕxAmtwArгox AND TEsTs. 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 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. .


A course of two lectures per week, with laboratory work, throughout the year.

SY:J./taus. The weather; highs and lows. Clouds and precipitation. Storms.

Air masses, their analysis and life history. Discontinuities. Weather types. The general circulation of the atmosphere.

Lлвоплтоыу Worm. Six hours per week, including: Forecasting from local, observations and from the weather map. Aerological data in forecasting. Fore- casts for special purposes. Practical exercises in climatology ; tables, diagrams, maps. Statistical methods in climatology. Use of dynamic and statistical concepts in forecasting. Electronic computation of forecast charts.

Books. (a) Prescribed text-books:

Byers, H.

R.-General Meteorology.


*Haurwitz, B. Dynan:iс


(McGraw-Hill.) (b) Recommended for reference:


D. Physical and-Dynamical Meteorology.



S.—Weather Analysis and Forecasting.

(2nd ed., McGraw-Hill.) Holmboe, J., Forsythe, G. E.,


Gustin, W.

S.—Dynamic Meteorology.

(Chapman and Hall.)


1.—Tropical Meteorology.


Malone, T. F.

(ed.)—Compendium of Meteorology.

(Amer. Met. Soc.) Sauciér, W.

T. Principles of Meteorological Analysis.

(Chicago Univ. Press.) Haltiner, G.

J., and

Martin, F.

G.—Dynamical and Physical Meteorology.


EXAMINATION. One 3-hour paper, including questions on the subject matter of Physics Part III (Meteorology Course).


A course of four lectures, one tutorial and eleven hours' practical work per week throughout the year.

ТНЕоптrсm, SYLLABUS. The characters of bacteria will be dealt with from the systematic, physiological and genetic points of view, together with a limited study of fungi and viruses. The principles of immunology, serology, epidemiology and chemotherapy will be discussed. Industrial microbiology will be restricted to a study of some typical fermentation and food manufacturing problems.

PRACTICAL SYLLABUS. The work will include exercises illustrating theoretical aspects of the course.

Воокs. (a) Prescribed text-books:


W.—Textbook of Mićrobiology.

(17th ed., Saunders, 1959.) (b) Recommended- for reference:

Wilson, G. S.,


Miles, A.

A.—Topley and Wilson's Principles

of Вacterio

logy and Immunity.

(4th ed., Arnold, 1955.)

Jawetz, E., Melnick, J. L.,


Adelberg, E.

A.—Review of Medical Micro- biology.

(3rd ed., Lange, 1958.)


A.—Selective Toxicity, with Special Reference to Chemotherapy.

(Methuen, 1951.)

Baumgartner, J.

G.—Canned Foods. An Introduction to their Microbiology.

(4th ed., Churchill, 1956.)

Boyd, W.

C. Fundamentals of Immunology.

(3rd ed., Interscience Pub lishers, 1956.)

Burnet, F. M.,



F.—The Production of Antibodies—A Review and Theoretical Discussion.

(2nd ed., Macmillan, 1949.) - Dubos, R.

J.—Bacterial and Mycotic Infections of

Man. (3rd ed., Lippincott,


Dubos, R.

J.—The Bacterial Cell.

(Harvard Univ. Press, 1945.)

Harvey, W. C.,



я-Milk—Production and Control.






Braun, W.—Bacterial Genetics. (Saunders & Co., 1953.)

Mackie, T. J., and McCartney, J. E. Handbook of Practical Bacteriology.

(9th ed., Livingstone, 1953.)

Underkofler, L. A., and Hickey, R. J. Industrial Fermentations. Vols. 1 and 2. (Chemical Publishing Co., Inc., 1954.)

Clifton, C. E.—Introduction to Bacterial Physiology. (1st ed., McGraw-Hill, 1957.)

Starrier, R. Y., Douderoff, M., and Adelberg, E. A. The Microbial World.

(1st ed., Prentice-Hill Inc., 1957.)

ЕхАМгNАTiox. Two 3-hour written papers and oral examination. The standard of laboratory work and the performance in practical tests will be taken into account in assessing the results at the Annual Examination. Any candidate whose practical work fails to reach a satisfactory standard will be required to take a practical examination, notice of which will be given at the end of the third term.