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Recommended Prerequisite: MET E 1620.
Phase transformations in metals and alloys. Elementary physical chemistry of phases, phase diagrams and phase rule application, diffusion in solids, structure of interfaces, nucleation and growth, solidification, pearlitic, bainitic, massive and order-disorder transformations, precipitation. Elementary treatment of martensitic transformation, iron-carbon system, and heat-treatment of steels. Laboratory sessions illustrate principles developed in lectures.