||Crystalline and amorphous solids. Crystalline lattices, characteristics and imperfections. Allotropic transformations.
|Properties of materials. Laboratory practices.
||Mechanical, chemical, thermal, electric and magnetic properties. Standars for materials analysis. Compressive and tensile deformation. Principles of fracture mechanisms. Toughness. Hardness. Main test methods. Fundamentals of thermal analysis. Fundamentals of non-destructive esting. Introduction to metallography. Binary isomorphous and eutectic systems. Microstructure in eutectic alloys. Analyses of practical situations.
||Solidification. Constitution of alloys. Grain size. Main binary phase diagrams. Processing. Carbon steels: classification and applications. Cast iron alloys. Heat treatments: ims, fundamentals and classification. Annealing, normalizing, quenching and tempering. Nonferreous alloys.
||Structure and bonding in ceramic materials. Silicates structure. Glasses. Properties of ceramic materials. Processing of ceramic materials. Applications.