Engineered Surfaces to Resist Corrosion and Wear - MATS4007

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Materials Science and Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

Equivalent: MATS1414

Excluded: MATS1223

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Behaviour of surfaces, electrochemical series, corrosion, methods for prevention of corrosion, stress corrosion cracking, wear and friction phenomena, surface hardening - nitriding, carburisation, hard coatings, oxidation, oxidation resistant coatings, materials selection for corrosion and wear resistance. Common corrosion resistant alloys to be taught illustrating some of these principles involved.


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