SPIM-MM-909: Deformation Mechanisms and Microstructure

Master degree: DAMAS
Mention SPIM – Spécialité MET, Parcours DAMAS
Commun to SPIM-MM-909
Reference number of the course: SPIM-MM-909
Full name of the course : Deformation mechanisms and microstructure
Department: UFR MIM
Coordinating lecturer and email address : Albert Tidu, albert.tidu@univ-lorraine.fr,
Eric Fleury, eric.fleury@univ-lorraine.fr
Course is given each year in fall semester : 9Number of teaching hours: 30h Number of ECTS credits : 4
Number of personnal studying hours : 30h
Teaching language : English
% of external lecturer : 0%
Origin of the lecturer (industry….) : University of Lorraine
Teaching information on the course Number of hours per type
of teaching
Grading method*
Lectures Tutorials Practicals Others
Deformation Mechanisms and Microstructure 4 20 10 written
* see legend below
Objectives :
Understanding and mastering the basic mechanisms of plastic deformation and recrystallization in polycrystalline materials / Effects on microstructure evolution during thermomechanical treatment and its effect on the mechanical properties
Pre-requirements :
Elementary geometric crystallography (Bravais lattice, crystal symmetry)
General notion of Materials Science
Educational content of the course -Complements on Geometric crystallography (symmetry point group) and introduction to the concept of crystallographic texture (stereographic projection, crystallographic orientation, representation of the ODF
and elementary calculations): (6h C and 4h)
– Mechanisms of plastic deformation, strengthening mechanism, microstructural evolution during the
deformation (12 C and 4h)
– Recovery, recrystallization and grain growth (4h C)
*Grading method :
WRITTEN : written exam
Internship training : written report / Master thesis
ORAL : oral test