Mechanical & Materials Engineering


MECH851 : Materials Characterization



Dr. M. DaymondRoom 328B, Nicol Halldaymond@me.queensu.ca(613) 533 2193
Dr. B. DiakRoom 328C, Nicol Hallbrad.diak@queensu.ca(613) 533-3180
Dr. Z. YaoRoom 328D, Nicol Hallyaoz@me.queensu.ca(613) 533-3435

Course Description

This course covers the theory and practice of materials characterization by X-ray and electron microscopy techniques. Theory includes interaction of materials with X-rays and electrons, diffraction and image formation. The following topics are discussed and illustrated by laboratory investigations: determination of crystal structure, microchemical analysis, characterization of lattice defects, determination of texture and measurement of residual stresses. Three term-hours, lecture and laboratory;

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