Examination topics in the discipline Materials engineering
Explain the different methods for synthesizing nanomaterials, including bottom-up and bottom-down approaches. What are the fundamental factors affecting metal-bearing materials' chemical leaching kinetics?
What fundamental parameters affect the thickness of the oxide layer and the size and distribution of pores in the oxide layer during aluminum anodizing?
What is the significance of hydrogen overpotential in the electrodeposition of iron group metals?
What are the main stages involved in the recycling of aluminum beverage cans?
What are the main stages involved in recycling aluminum beverage cans?
How is aluminum produced by the electrolysis of molten salts? What is the cryolitic number, and how does it affect the electrolysis process?
Using the example of Boudouard's reaction, determine the effect of pressure and temperature on the equilibrium of this reaction.
Methods of strengthening metals and alloys.
What are the mechanisms of plastic deformation - characteristics.
What is the thermo-plastic treatment of Al alloys?
Characterize brass and bronze.
Explain the mechanical synthesis process.
List and discuss the yield criteria used for metallic materials
Discuss the force parameters analytical estimation methods of metal forming processes
Define the idea of the metal strengthening (hardening) curve, discuss the methods of its measurement
Classify and characterize the basic non-ferrous metals forming processes and discuss the process diagrams as well as the state of stress and strain in these processes.
Describe continuous and semi-continuous methods of non-ferrous metals casting in context of raw materials for metal forming processes.