Review Kuliah Master Semester 1 di AGH-UST Poland (Materials Engineering)

AGH-UST (Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica – University of Science and Technology) adalah perguruan tinggi yang terspesialisasi dalam bidang pertambangan dan metalurgi (Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza artinya Akademi Pertambangan-Metalurgi). Didirikan pada tahun 1919 dan berlokasi di Krakow, Polandia.

Untuk ranking kampus ini bisa dilihat di Times Rank dan QS Rank. Namun untuk ranking berdasarkan subjek Engineering-Mineral and Mining, AGH-UST menempati peringkat 35 dunia.

Selengkapnya bisa dilihat disini: https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-rankings/2018/engineering-mineral-mining

Seperti yang tertuang disini: https://www.syllabus.agh.edu.pl/2017-2018/en/magnesite/study_plans/stacjonarne-inzynieria-materialowa-modern-materials-design-and-application adalah silabus dari prodi Materials Engineering dengan konsentrasi Modern Materials, Design and Application.

Semester pertama aku harus mengambil mata kuliah paketan sebagai berikut:

 

1, Metal Matrix Composites – 3 SKS

Pada mata kuliah ini mempelajari tentang materal komposit dengan sekurang-kurangnya 2 constituent part, namun lebih menekankan pada material jenis metal.

General programme:
1. Classification of the composite materials within the group of materials
2. Matrix alloy systems
3. Reinforcements; mechanisms of reinforcement
4. Production and processing of metal matrix composites (MMC)
5. Wettability, adhesion
6. Structure and properties of metal matrix composites (MMC)
7. Possible application of metal matrix composites (MMC)

Student presentation on chosen subject of metal matrix composites (production, application, problems, recycling etc.)

Mata kuliah ini terdapat penilaian UTS dan UAS berupa soal essay teoritik dan juga project berupa presentasi

 

2. Nanomaterials – 4 SKS

Pada mata kuliah ini mempelajari tentang jenis-jenis nanomaterial, karakterisasinya, dan aplikasinya di industri.

General programme:

Introduction, overview, definitions, and examples. Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology. Why nanoscale materials? Top-down and bottom-up approaches. Generally applicable techniques for the preparation of bulk nanostructured materials. Synthesis of Nanostructures (Zero-Dimensional Nanostructures: Nanoparticles, One-Dimensional Nanostructures: Nanowires and Nanorods, Two-Dimensional Nanostructures: Thin Films, Physical Techniques for Fabrication of Nanostructures). Composite Nanomaterials and Applications. The specific structure and properties (mechanical, optical, electromagnetic, chemical, and biological) of nanomaterials. Methods for characterizing the structure and properties of nanomaterials. Current and emerging applications for nanomaterials

Mata kuliah ini terdapat penilaian UAS berupa soal essay teoritik, dan juga project berupa presentasi individu

 

3. Materials in Electrical Application – 5 SKS

Pada mata kuliah ini mempelajari tentang material non-ferrous (studi kasus aluminium dan copper) dan aplikasinya pada bidang elektrikal (salah satunya pada produksi kabel).

General programme:

1. Introduction:
Characteristics of electrical power systems, structure of the system components, discussion of the working conditions of the components of electrical power systems, detailed characteristics of the system components (cables, wires, connection elements, insulators, covers, etc.).
2. Characteristics of the property requirements for materials used in electrical power engineering:
Classification of conductive, bearing and insulation materials. Identification of the properties of materials used in electrical power engineering. Analysis of the requirements of physical, electrical, mechanical and operational properties (heat resistance, rheological resistance, fatigue resistance) of materials. Domestic and international standardization. Methods of testing material properties.
3. Materials used for conductive elements in electrical power engineering:
Characteristics of the properties of copper and copper alloys used for cables and wires and for the elements of accessories of overhead lines. Characteristics of the properties of aluminum and aluminum alloys used in high, medium and low voltage cables and wires and in the accessories of overhead power lines. Non-conventional conductive materials. Trends in the development of conductive materials. Standardization.
4. Materials used for the bearing elements in electrical power engineering:
Characteristics of the materials used for the bearing cores of bimaterial electrical wires. Discussion of the properties of materials used for the bearing elements in electrical power systems from the point of view of the requirements of national and international standards.
5. Materials used for the insulation elements in electrical power engineering systems:
Characteristics of the insulating materials used for the insulation coating in power cables and wires (polyvinyl chloride, polyethylene, cross-linked polyethylene, cable paper, rubber insulation, saturants, oils, thermoplastics). Characteristics of the properties of materials used for insulators in electrical power systems (electrotechnical porcelain, lime-silicate glass, borosilicate glass, quartz glass). Characteristics of the property requirements of materials used in cable accessories (cable joints, connector heads). Materials used for the insulation of power transformers (oils, mineral oils, synthetic oils). Analysis of the property requirements of insulating materials in accordance with national and international standardization.
6. Economic analysis of the materials used in electrical power engineering in relation to the world economy.
Factor analysis of the costs of materials used for the components of electrical power systems. Historical analysis of the prices of materials. Discussion of the market of manufacturers of conductive, bearing and insulating materials used in electrical power engineering.

Mata kuliah ini terdapat penilaian UAS berupa soal essay pilihan ganda, dan juga project berupa diskusi kelompok.

 

4. Powder Materials – 5 SKS

Pada mata kuliah ini mempelajari tentang salah satu metode manufaktur material yakni powder material. Mata kuliah ini menekankan material jenis metal.

Lectures:

Characteristic of methods of producing metallic and alloys powders, presentation of the technology of powder metallurgy (conventional compacting, sintering and heat-treatment, cold sintering, hot-pressing, cold isostatic pressing CIP, hot isostatic pressing –HIP, spark plasma sintering SPS), application of metallic and alloys powders in the industry especially as structural and functional parts, measurements of powders properties, investigations of the properties P/M (powder metallurgy) parts, process of powders consolidation, sintering of powders in the solid phase and sintering of powders in the liquid phase.

Laboratory classes:

Methods of manufacturing of powders
Characteristic of powder properties
Measurements of particle size of powders
Microscopic investigations of powders shape
Compacting of powders
Structure of P/M materials

Project classes:

A term project will be assigned consisting of an oral presentation and written report. The presentation will be ~20 minute. Topics of lectures:
– methods of manufacturing of metallic and alloys powders
– technology of powder metallurgy
– application of metallic and alloys powders in the industry
– compacting of powders
– sintering of powders

Mata kuliah ini terdapat penilaian UAS berupa interview, lab berkelompok, dan project berupa presentasi individu. Pada mata kuliah ini terdapat kunjungan industri ke pabrik non-ferrous di Skawina.

 

5. Light Metals and Alloys – 4 SKS

Pada mata kuliah ini mempelajari tentang metode deformasi plastik dan solidifikasi cepat pada material bahan ringan seperti aluminium, magnesium, titanium, etc.

General programme:
1. The light metals – general introduction
2. Physical metallurgy of aluminum alloys
3. Wrought aluminum alloys
4. Cast aluminum alloys
5. Magnesium alloys
6. Titanium alloys
7. Novel light-based materials and processing methods

Student presentation on chosen subject of light metals and alloys (novel production processes, ultra-fine grained materials, nanomaterials, applications, recycling etc.)Laboratory classes
1. Rapid solidification (RS) of selected aluminum alloys
2. Plastic consolidation of RS materials
3. Determination of structural features of RS materials and its comparison with ingot metallurgy materials
4. Determination of mechanical properties of RS materials and its comparison with ingot metallurgy materials

Mata kuliah ini terdapat penilaian UTS dan UAS berupa soal essay teoretik, lab berkelompok, dan project berupa presentasi individu.

 

6. Modern techniques for metal analysis – 5 SKS

Pada mata kuliah ini mempelajari tentang teknik modern untuk analisis metal seperti menggunakan SEM (Scanning Electron Microscope), dll dan bagaimana cara menganalisisnya menggunakan EDS analysis, EBSD analysis, Phase analysis dan Texture analysis pada XRD.

Lectures:

1. Light microscopy
2. Interaction of electron beam with matter
3. Scanning and transmition electron microscopes, electron sources
4. Diffraction methods (selected area diffration, Kikuchi diffraction)
5. Microtexture analysis
6. Energy/wavelength disperssive X-ray spectrometry
7. X-ray fluorescence
8. Construction and operation of X-ray diffractometer, X-ray tube
9. Interaction of X-ray beam with matter
10. X-ray diffraction techniques (Laue, Powder)
11. Texture/pole figures determination by means of X-ray diffraction

Laboratory classes:

1. Operation of SEM
2. EDS analysis
3. EBSD analysis
4. Operataion of X-ray diffractometer
5. Phase analysis at XRD – preparation of sample, measurement, solution
6. Texture analysis at XRD – preparation of sample, measurement, solution

Mata kuliah ini terdapat penilaian UAS berupa soal essay teoretik, dan lab berkelompok.

 

7. Corrosion of metals and alloys – 4 SKS

Pada mata kuliah ini mempelajari tentang tipe-tipe korosi dan cara menganalisis korosi tersebut pada metal dan alloy dan bagaimana cara mengatasi korosi dengan menggunakan berbagai metode proteksi metal.

Lectures:

Principles of inorganic chemistry – 2h
Fundamentals of electrochemistry – 2h
Kinetics of electrochemical corrosion – 4h
Thermodynamics of corrosion processes: E-pH diagrams – 2 h.
Passivity of metals – 2h.
Classification of wet corrosion – 8h.
High-temperature corrosion – 2h.
Electrochemical methods of corrosion protection – 2h.
Corrosion inhibitors – 2h
Protective coatings – 2h
Economical and social aspects of corrosion – 2h.

Laboratory classes:

1. Kinetics of electrode processes. Galvanic cells. Electrolysis.
2. Corrosion rate of metals
3. Identification of solid products of corrosion
4. Coulometric analysis of solid corrosion products
5. Corrosion of aluminum in aqueous solutions
6. Selective corrosion of brass
7. Stress corrosion cracking of alloys
8. High-temperature corrosion of metals
9. Bimetallic corrosion – hydrogen depolarization
10. Bimetallic corrosion – oxygen depolarization
11. Anodic processes. Active dissolution of metals. Passivation.
12. Stray currents
13. Protection against stray currents corrosion
14. Impressed current cathodic protection
15. Effectiveness of protector protection
16. Electroplated coatings
17. Coulometric determination of composition and thickness of metallic coatings
18. Conversion coatings
19. Oxide coatings on aluminum
20. Influence of inhibitors on rate of electrode processes
21. Acid pickling inhibitors for iron
22. Synergy and antagonism of inhibitors

Project classes:

Students present individually oral reports related to theoretical or practical aspects of corrosion science. Students gather all information from academic and specialized books, scientific journals, conference proceedings, websites.

Mata kuliah ini terdapat penilaian UAS berupa soal pilihan ganda, dan lab berkelompok dengan interview sebelum praktikum dan setelah praktikum, juga project berupa presentasi individu.

 

Post Author: Altifani R. Hayyu

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