Courses and respective descriptions

Code
Course
Description
EMN845 Properties of Interfaces Characterization and analytical methods of interfaces. Capillarity and contact angle. Liquid/gas interface: thermodynamics, monomolecular films. Liquid/liquid interface: emulsions. Solid/gas interface: isotherms. Solid/solid interface: attrition and lubrication. Solid/liquid interface: thermodynamics, formation of electrical surface charge, theory of electrical double layer, zeta potential measurement. Applications: flotation and aggregation of minerals, foaming and hydrometallurgical processes.
Course load: 45 hours
EMN804 Ore Processing Mineral technology. Characterization and liberation. Operations of preparation: comminution and sizing. Physical concentration methods.
Course load: 45 hours
EMN805 Flotation Flotation: principles, buoyancy criteria, theoretical aspects, applications, instruments, circuits and new techniques.
Course load: 45 hours
EMN806 Rock Mechanics Applied to Mining Rock mechanics applied to the planning and design of underground and open pit mines. Work methodology. Study of the distribution of tensions around underground excavations. Pillars dimensioning. Support systems. Constructive methods. Principles of design of underground excavations.
Course load: 45 hours
EMN808 Mining and the Environment Environmental impacts in mining, techniques for minimizing environmental impacts, environmental licensing, degraded area recovery plan, civil and criminal liability: Mining Code/Environmental Code, case studies.
Course load: 45 hours
EMN809 Mathematical Modeling in Ore Processing General aspects of mathematical modeling. Development of models applicable to operations of ore preparation and concentration.
Course load: 45 hours
EMN813 Elements of Enterprises in the Mineral Industry Studies on the major aspects of projects and enterprises in the mineral industry. Analysis of the evolution, nature, behavior and relations between companies, ore producing developing countries, financial institutions, and importing industrialized countries. Analysis of price formation mechanisms and their evolution over time. Financing. Considerations on the role of the mining sector in the development of producing countries.
Course load: 45 hours
EMN819 Special Topics in Ore Processing Advanced, theoretical and practical studies of a specific problem.
Course load: 45 hours
EMN820 Aggregation/Dispersion Introduction; solid-liquid interface. Colloidal and fine particulate systems. stability of suspensions and emulsions; electrical properties of interfaces; London-van der Waals force; DLVO theory; prediction and modeling of aggregation/dispersion. Non-DLVO interactions. Flocculation. Kinetics. Dispersing reagents, coagulants and flocculants. Rheology. Degree of aggregation/dispersion. Application to mineral systems.
Course load: 45 hours
EMN821 Introduction to Solid-Liquid Separation Fundamental concepts. Choice of equipment. Techniques used in mineral processing: thickening, filtration, centrifugation, drying and hydrocycloning.
Course load: 45 hours
EMN822 Instrumentation and Analysis Methods X-ray metallography, properties of X-rays. Elements of crystallography. X-ray diffraction and fluorescence. Microscopy through scanning electron microscope. Applications. Electron microprobe. Measuring processes. Errors. Gauss distribution. Error propagation. Experiments project. Course load: 60 hours
EMT802 Hydrometallurgy B Methods and equipment for solid/liquid separation. Processes of solutions separation and purification: precipitation by crystallization, ionic precipitation, precipitation by cementation, reduction by gases, liquid/liquid extraction, ion exchange, activated carbon adsorption and other alternative methods. Electrochemical theory. Application in refining and electrowinning, cementation and kinetics of sulfide leaching. Oxidation at high temperatures. Oxidation kinetics of oxides and silicates. Calculation of equilibrium constants at high temperatures.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT804 Physical Metallurgy The equilibrium structure of metals. Principles of metallurgical thermodynamics. Solid solutions. Structural evolution in metallic phases. Diffusion in solids. Phase transformations. Kinetics of nucleation and growth. Precipitation from solid solutions. Recovery and recrystallization. The iron-carbon system. Martensitic transformations. Course load: 60 hours
EMT805 Mechanical Metallurgy Introduction. Single-point tension and deformation. Plastic deformation of single crystals. Strengthening mechanisms. Plastic deformation of polycrystals. Influence of temperature and strain rate on metal stress response. Course load: 60 hours
EMT806 Physical Ceramics Ceramic processing. Atomic structure in ionic solids: atomic mobility. Reactions motivated by the variation of chemical energy and surface energy. Development of ceramics microstructure. Thermal properties. Mechanical properties of ceramic materials: mechanisms of deformation, elasticity, and fracture. Thermal and constitutional tensions.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT808 Diffusion in Solids Phenomenology of diffusion. Diffusion-controlled processes. Atomic mechanisms of diffusion and correlation effects. Diffusion in one- and two-dimensional media. Techniques used in the study of diffusion. Diffusion in nonmetals.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT812 Novel Materials Notions of materials structure, properties, and processing. Composite materials. Coatings. Methods for joining materials. Chemical synthesis. New methods for manufacturing materials. Development of new functions and applications of materials.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT821 Mechanical tests Fundamentals of mechanical testing. Tension, deformation, elasticity, and plasticity. Tensile testing. Compression testing. Hardness testing. Impact testing. Bend testing. Torsion testing Fatigue testing. Creep testing. Stress-relaxation testing
Course load: 45 hours
EMT822 Welding Physics Introduction. The electric arc and weld pool formation. Physics of brazing. Heat flux in welding. Residual tensions. Equipment, monitoring and control. Course load: 60 hours
EMT823 Fracture Introduction. Brittle, ductile, and under stress fractures. Fracture under the influence of the medium. Discussion of fractures occurred in service.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT825 Welding Metallurgy Introduction. Metallurgical effects of the welding thermal cycle. Welding of transformable steel. Welding of stainless steels. Welding of non-ferrous metals. Aspects of welding in-service behavior. Course load: 60 hours
EMT827 Welding Technology Fundamental concepts. Conventional welding processes. New welding processes. Principles of automation and industrial organization. Hygiene and safety.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT828 Transport Phenomena A Introduction. Units and dimensions. Viscosity and viscous flow. Simple one-dimensional flow problems. Laminar and turbulent flow. Equation of continuity. Equation of motion. Boundary layer concept. Applications of Navier-Stokes equation - viscosimetry etc. Total balance of fluid flow energy. Mass balance and momentum. Correlation for friction factor. Flow measurement. Pipe flow problems. Flow of compressible fluids. Flow in porous media. Basic concepts of turbulence. Mathematical models of turbulence.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT829 Transport Phenomena B Mechanisms of energy transport. Conduction of heat in solids. Stationary and transient states. Applications in solidification. Heat treating. Heating and cooling. Convection. Laminar and turbulent flow. Dimensional analysis and physical modeling.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT830 Metallurgical Thermodynamics First law of thermodynamics. Second law of thermodynamics. Statistical interpretation of entropy. Third law of thermodynamics. Behavior of gases. Reactions involving gases and condensed phases. Metallurgical solutions.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT833 Physical Chemistry of Steel Fabrication Thermodynamics. Thermal balance. Concept of process control. Thermal balance as control medium. Chemical balance. Solutions. Oxygen potential in industrial processes. Phase-slag diagrams. Control of steelwork processes. Standardization, control, and process analysis. Process analysis and technological development. Standardization and automation. Basic steelwork operations (Process analysis). Discharge, dephosphoration, desulfurization, deoxidization, degassing.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT838 Physics of Materials Electronic theory for materials science. Atomic interactions. Structure of atomic arrangement. Thermodynamics of materials, phase diagrams. Structurology. Structural Imperfections.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT871 Special Topics A Advanced theoretical and practical studies of a problem not linked to any of the sub-areas.
Course load: 15 hours
EMT872 Special Topics B Advanced theoretical and practical studies of a problem not linked to any of the sub-areas.
Course load: 30 hours
EMT873 Special Topics C Advanced theoretical and practical studies of a problem not linked to any of the sub-areas.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT874 Special Topics D Advanced theoretical and practical studies of a problem not linked to any of the sub-areas.
Course load: 60 hours
EMT881 Numerical Techniques for Engineering Floating-point arithmetic. Machine calculation. Sensitivity of algorithms. Systems of linear equations. Polynomial interpolation. Numerical integration. Ordinary differential equations: initial value and boundary value problems. Solution of nonlinear equations and systems of equations: transcendental and algebraic. Partial differential equations. Finite difference. Problems of convergence, stability and sensitivity.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT882 Research Initiation Individual work of bibliographical research and/or laboratory under the coordination of the advising professor.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT887 Special Topics in Extractive Metallurgy Advanced, theoretical, and practical studies of a specific problem in Extractive Metallurgy.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT888 Special Topics in Materials Engineering Advanced, theoretical, and practical studies of a specific problem in Materials Engineering.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT889 Ceramic Materials Processing Ceramic products. Physical-chemical interfaces. Common and special raw materials. Powder processing. Additives for ceramic processing. Characterization of ceramic materials. Particle packing. Resistance of agglomerates. Rheological properties. Pressing. Plastic forming processes. Leakage processes. Special ceramic processing techniques. Drying. Sintering.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT892 Tribological Coatings: Application in Surface Engineering Surface topography. Friction. Wear. Wear and design. Surface Engineering. Selection of materials. Surface modification, coatings. Course load: 60 hours
EMT893 Polymer Physics Nomenclature and classification of polymeric materials and systems. Polymer chain conformation. Stability of phases: polymer-solvent systems, polymer-polymer systems. Transition in polymers. Amorphous polymer state. Crystallization. Rubber elasticity. Course load: 60 hours
EMT894 Materials Characterization using X-Ray Diffraction Elements of crystallography; X-ray production and properties; X-ray diffraction: direction and intensity of diffracted X-ray beam; Experimental methods; Application of X-ray diffraction for determining crystal structure and network parameters, particle size, residual stress and crystallographic texture of crystalline solids. Recent developments and their application.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT895 Fundamentals of Polymer Processing Synthesis of polymers. Fundamentals of heat and mass transfer applied to polymer systems. Rheology of polymer melts. Viscoelasticity of macromolecules. Types of polymer processing and polymeric composites. Design of plastic devices. Processing-properties relationship. Course load: 60 hours
EMT896 Biomedical Materials Science Structure of materials. Properties of materials. Structure-properties relationship in metals, ceramics, polymers and composites. Notions of materials processing. Corrosion and degradation. Methods of analysis and characterization of materials.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT897 Biomaterials Basic concepts in biomaterials. Metals, ceramics, polymers and composites as biomaterials. Elements of cytology and histology. Properties of natural tissues. Tissue-biomaterials interactions. Biocompatibility and toxicology. Biomaterials testing. Applications of biomaterials. Sterilization, regulation and ethics.
Course load: 45 hours
EMT899 Deposition Technology for Films and Coatings Properties of Surfaces and Interfaces, Physical Methods, Chemical Methods. Filtration and Coating Processes, Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD), Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD), Chemical Solution Deposition, Organic Molecular Films. Methods of Characterization and Analysis of Films and Coatings. Optical, Electron, and Atomic Force Microscopy; Spectroscopic Methods, Tests for Evaluating Coatings and Films, Adherence, Thickness Measurement, Corrosion and Wear Resistance. Coatings applications. Course load: 60 hours
EMT900 Structurology Science and engineering of microstructures. Formation and development of microstructures. Evaluation of structures. Mathematical and experimental descriptions. Geometrical parameters. Fractals theory. Structures of films and coatings. Structure of surfaces and interfaces. Geometric and computational modeling of microstructures. Structures of typical engineering materials. Engineering of nanostructures. Course load: 60 hours
EMT901 Characterization of Surfaces and Interfaces Analysis and Characterization of Materials, Interfaces and Coatings; Methods of Characterization and Analysis; Image Processing Methods; Optical and Electron Microscopy; Atomic Force Microscopy; Spectroscopic Methods; Electronic, Vibrational and Rotational Spectroscopy; Surface Analysis Techniques; Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis Techniques; Failure and Defect Analysis; Physical-Chemical Processes. Course load: 60 hours
EMT902 Hydrometallurgy A Introduction to hydrometallurgical processes. Preparation of ores for leaching. Partial pressure diagrams. Chemical equilibrium: solubility product, analysis of diagrams. Species distribution diagrams. Estimation of activity coefficients. Oxidation-reduction reactions, Eh-pH diagrams. Kinetics of solid-liquid reactions. Leaching techniques. McCabe-Thiele Diagram. Techniques for treatment of solutions and for recovery of metals. Case studies. Course load: 60 hours
EMT903 Polymers and the Environment Effect of polymeric residues on the environment. Polymer stability and degradation. Recovery and recycling of polymers. Biodegradable polymers. Natural polymers. Polymers derived from renewable sources. Blends and composites. Life cycle. Environmentally-friendly design of polymers. Course load: 60 hours
EMT904 Heat treating of steels Effect of alloying elements on steels. Phase transformations in steels during heating and continuous cooling. CCT curves, Annealing. Quenching and tempering. Special and surface treatments. Stainless steels. Tool steel. Cast irons. Course load: 60 hours
EMT905 Physical Metallurgy of Hot Deformation Introduction. Static recovery and recrystallization. Dynamic recovery: "strain-deformation" curves, displacement substructures, factors that influence the dynamic recovery during hot deformation, hot ductility. Dynamic recrystallization: "strain-deformation" curves, resulting microstructures, hot ductility. Static recrystallization. Recrystallization and final properties. Industrial applications. Controlled lamination. Course load: 60 hours
ENG856 Teaching Internship Participation in activities such as lectures, laboratory practices, development of didactic material, and support for students.
Course load: 45 hours

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