Materials Processing

Photo inside the Brackenridge stell mill of a tilted 35-ton electric furnace pouring white-hot steel into a trough below, flying sparks indicate the fluidity of the steel.

White-hot steel pours like water from a 35-ton electric furnace, Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corp., Brackenridge, PA, circa 1941. (Courtesy Alfred T. Palmer / Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Farm Security Administration - U.S. Office of War Information Collection. This image is in the public domain.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

3.044

As Taught In

Spring 2013

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This course is focused on physical understanding of materials processing, and the scaling laws that govern process speed, volume, and material quality. In particular, this course will cover the transport of heat and matter as these topics apply to materials processing.

Schuh, Chris. 3.044 Materials Processing, Spring 2013. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-044-materials-processing-spring-2013 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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