phdindustrialengineering

Mese: Gennaio 2017

Lecture: Ligth Alloys metallurgy and related technologies with industrial applications

prof. Claudio Testani Programme  Aluminum alloys classes and main properties differences. Innovative Al-alloys: Al-Sc alloys metallurgy. Ti alloys metallurgy and heat treatments. New Mg alloys metallurgy for the new safe Mg-application. Near net and net shape hot forging process of titanium and aluminum alloys. Additive Manufacturing processes: generalities, differences and applications. Superplasticity: fundaments and aerospace …

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Lecture: Porous materials: classification, features and applications

Prof. Maria Elisa Tata  Programme Porous materials: metals, polymers and ceramics. Open and closed porosity (micro and macro). Classification according to size and shape of the pores. Properties (sound, energy and vibration absorption, crash behavior) and production methods. Functional and structural applications in aerospace, lightweight construction, automotive.

Lecture: Photothermal techniques and their applications

prof. Stefano Paoloni Programme Photothermal science: introduction. Thermal waves: differential equations of heat conduction, thermal waves generation and propagation, reflection and refraction of thermal waves. Transient thermal phenomena: propagation of heat pulses, effects at interfaces.  Instrumentation and detection techniques: infrared detection, photo-pyroelectric detection. Applications of photothermal techniques: thermal properties determination, non-destructive evaluation.

Lecture: Innovative heat treatment of steel and non ferrous alloys

prof. Ramona Sola  Programme  Objective: The main aim of the course is to discuss the most relevant heat treatment techniques for bulk and surface hardening. The course consists of both lectures and laboratory sessions. Program: Bulk heat treatment: annealing, quenching, tempering. Cryogenic heat treatment. Superficial heat treatment: superficial quenching and laser heat treatment. Thermochemical treatment: …

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Lecture: Metallic material for automotive and energetic application

prof. Ramona Sola  Programme  Objective: The main aim of the course is an introduction on the most innovative metallic material for automotive and energetic application. The course consists of both lectures and laboratory sessions  Program: Non ferrous alloys (Mg, Ti, Al) for automotive application. Ductile cast iron and austempered ductile cast iron. Innovative steels. New …

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Lecture: Competition and market structures: innovation technology and efficiency.

Prof. Simone Gitto  Programme Production theory, technical efficiency and technological change, economies of scale and of scope. Competition Policy. Market power and social welfare. Market definition and assessment of market power. Regulation. Natural monopoly and contestability. Regulatory schemes. Liberalizations. Analysis of the industry structure. Analysis of ownership structure: privatization. Innovation and persistence of market dominance, …

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Lecture: Conductive Heat Transfer

prof. Sandra Corasaniti   Programme Heat Conduction Fundamentals. Heat Conduction in Steady State. Transient Heat Conduction. Heat Conduction Equation for Anisotropic Medium. Phase Change Problems. Measuring Devices to Measure the Thermophysical Properties. Heat Conduction and Heat Radiation in a Porous Medium. Thermal Protection Systems and Thermo-ablation. Theoretical Prediction of the Thermal Conductivity and Temperature Variation …

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LECTURE: Optical spectroscopy of nanomaterials

prof. Roberto Pizzoferrato  Programme Introduction to nanomaterials: 0D materials (quantum dots, carbon dots); 1D materials (carbon nanotubes, nanorods, nanowire); 2D materials (graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides, h-BN, etc.). Synthesis procedures: Bottom-up and Top-down. Self-assembling methods. Physical and chemical techniques for nanostructure fabrication. Optical spectroscopies: Raman, Photoluminescence, and absorption spectroscopy; Fourier Transform InfraRed (FTIR) spectroscopy; Time-resolved optical …

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Lecture: Mechanical Spectroscopy: principles and applications

prof. Roberto Montanari  Programme Elasticity and anelasticity. Behaviour of the Standard Linear Solid (S.L.S.) subjected to constant stress or constant strain. S.L.S. subjected to cyclic stress. Mechanical Spectroscopy tests. Maesurement of damping factor Q-1 and dynamic modulus. Relaxation peaks and activation energy. Experimental apparata and techniques. Applications of metallurgical interest: measurement of the mechanical properties …

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