Surface Processing of Materials (MATE 464) Course Details

Course Name: Surface Processing of Materials
Code: MATE 464
Pre-requisite Course(s): Consent of the department
Objective: To introduce the scope and concepts of surface engineering to students. To teach basic tribological and corrosion aspects of surfaces and coatings. To teach various industrial gaseous, solution and molten state deposition processes of surface coatings. To transfer knowledge and establish critical awareness of the techniques used to characterize the surfaces and coatings and the principles behind their operation.
Content: Characterization of surfaces, interaction of surfaces, theory of contact mechanics. Surface hardening methods, carburizing. Conversion coatings. Surface coating methods: Gaseous, solution and molten state deposition processes. Principles of physical and chemical vapor deposition, electrochemical deposition, spray coatings. Characterization of coatings, stresses in thin films and coatings, tribology of coatings, case studies for the application of coatings.
Term: Both
Theory: 3
Application: 0
Laboratory: 0
Credit: 3
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