Course Descriptions MATL 6010   Introduction to Transmission Electron Microscopy
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course will deal with transmission electron microscopy including the basic principles and methods of operation of the electron microscope, the elements of electron optics, and the kinematical theory of electron diffraction and image formation. Replica methods, extraction and thin film techniques and applications of transmission electron microscopy to the study of metallic and non-metallic solids will be discussed. Laboratory work will provide students with a working knowledge of the transmission electron microscope.

MATL 6011   Introduction to the SEM and Microprobe
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course will deal with scanning electron microscopy and with electron microprobe analysis. The electron optics of the scanning electron microscope and of the electron beam microprobe will be discussed. Electron/ specimen interactions will be studied including the excitation and absorption of X-rays. Correction techniques necessary for quantitative microanalysis and applications of the microprobe to the solution of materials problems will be discussed. Laboratory work will give students a working familiarity with the scanning electron microscope.A laboratory fee is applicable to this course.

MATL 6014   Welding Metallurgy
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course will cover the effect of mass and heat flow, for the various joining processes, on the metallurgical properties of the parent and weld metal. The processes will include brazing, soldering, solid phase welding and fusion welding for the major classifications of metals such as carbon and alloy steels and non-ferrous metals. This course will include laboratory periods designed to reinforce the lecture material.
FORMAT: Lecture
LECTURE HOURS PER WEEK: 3

MATL 6015   High Temperature Metallurgical Operations Part I
CREDIT HOURS: 3
The course will consist of a review of metallurgical thermodynamics, with reference to various metallurgical operations. It will also include reference to slag theory, as well as experimental techniques used in high temperature metallurgical research.

MATL 6016   High Temperature Metallurgical Operations Part II
CREDIT HOURS: 3
The course will consist of a survey of the factors which affect the kinetics of high temperature heterogeneous processes and their effect on the rate of various pyrometallurgical operations.

MATL 6017   Hydrometallurgical Operations
CREDIT HOURS: 3
New developments in the leaching, solution purification, and recovery of metals will be studied as they apply to the extraction of metals from various feed materials by hydrometallurgical processes.

MATL 6018   Structural Physical Metallurgy
CREDIT HOURS: 3
An advanced study of certain topics such as solidification, imperfections in crystals, recovery, recrystallization and grain growth, and solid state transformations. The course content will be adapted to the interest of the student as far as possible. Weekly seminars will be held.

MATL 6019   Selected Topics in Extractive Metallurgy
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course is given by a visiting professor. The topic of the lectures is in the field of specialization of the lecturer.

MATL 6020   Selected Topics in Physical Metallurgy
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course is given by a visiting professor. The topics of the lectures is in the field of specialization of the lecturer.

MATL 6021   Selected Topics in Mineral Processing
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course is given by a visiting professor. The topic of the lectures is in the field of specialization of the lecturer.

MATL 6022   Directed Studies in Metallurgical Engineering
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course is available to graduate students enrolled in a Masters program in Metallurgical Engineering wishing to gain knowledge in a specific area for which no graduate level course is offered. Students are assigned an advisor and are required to present a formal report at the end of the course.A maximum of one Directed Studies course may be taken for credit in a Masters degree program.

MATL 6030   Fracture of Metallic Materials
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course will cover the failure of metals under ductile and brittle fracture, creep rupture and fatigue conditions. Fracture mechanics concepts will be used to quantify fracture parameters in the presence of pre-existing flaws or propagating cracks. The interaction between the various failure mechanisms, including high temperature oxidation and sulphidation, will also be discussed.
PREREQUISITES: MATL 3500.03 or MATL 3620.03 or equivalent

MATL 6040   Advanced Process Metallurgy
CREDIT HOURS: 3
Chemical and electrochemical processes for the extraction and refining of materials are examined in terms of chemical thermodynamics and kinetics. Selected topics will be discussed related to the behaviour of metallic, ceramic, glass and metal slag systems at high temperatures. The thermodynamic and transport properties will be discussed for a number of systems such as alloys, oxides, carbides and silicides.

MATL 6050   Wear of Materials
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course focuses on wear at the interfaces between two bodies in relative motion. Consideration is given to friction and wear behavior of metals and ceramics. Friction and wear mechanisms including adhesive, abrasive, erosive and corrosive wear are discussed in detail. Case studies are used to illustrate key points.
FORMAT: Lecture
LECTURE HOURS PER WEEK: 3
PREREQUISITES: Graduate student registered in Mechanical or Materials Engineering or with permission of the instructor.

MATL 6805   Electrochemical Processing of Materials
CREDIT HOURS: 3
The course discusses principles of electrochemistry and electrochemical engineering as they apply to the design of processes for the production of materials. The theory and application of various electrochemical techniques such as electroplating, electroforming, electromachining, electrorefining, and fused-salt electrolysis are included. A brief overview on the development of electrochemical sensors and devices using solid state electrolytes is presented. Surface modification by electrochemical means is also discussed.
CROSS-LISTING: MATL 4805.03

MATL 6806   Particulates in Material Eng
CREDIT HOURS: 3
The course covers the preparation, characterization, physical and chemical properties and processing of powders in materials processing including agglomeration, gas-solid reactions, sintering and hot pressing.
CROSS-LISTING: MATL 4806.03

MATL 7022   Directed Studies in Metallurgical Engineering
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course is available to graduate students enrolled in a PhD Program in Metallurgical Engineering wishing to gain knowledge in a specific area for which no graduate level course is offered. Students are assigned an advisor and are required to present a formal report at the end of the course.A maximum of two Directed Studies courses may be taken for credit in a PhD Program.

MATL 8500   MEng Project
CREDIT HOURS: 0
A master of Engineering candidate will be required to submit a project satisfactory to the Faculties of Graduate Studies and Engineering and to make a successful oral presentation of the work.

MATL 8891   Co-op Work Term I
CREDIT HOURS: 0


MATL 8892   Co-op Work Term II
CREDIT HOURS: 0