EPMA Powder Metallurgy Summer School 2012: Programme now available

February 22, 2012

The programme for the European Powder Metallurgy Association’s 2012 PM Summer School has been published. The event will take place at CEIT, in San Sebastian, Spain, from 25 – 29 June 2012.

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The summer school will take place at CEIT (Centre

of Studies and Technical Research of Gipuzkoa) in

San Sebastian, Spain

The EPMA’s residential summer schools for young materials and design engineers have been designed to offer participants from all parts of the EU an advanced teaching of PM’s advantages and limitations by some of the leading academic and industrial personnel in Europe.

It is also an opportunity to stimulate direct technical discussions by young scientists and engineers who are interested in broadening their knowledge through interaction with senior figures in the PM industry.

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The programme consists of a five day course

The programme consists of a 5-day course that has been coordinated by Prof José Torralba from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid together with Prof Francisco Castro and his team from CEIT (Centre of Studies and Technical Research of Gipuzkoa). All lectures and laboratory work will take place at CEIT.

The course is open to graduates under the age of 35 who are European citizens. The deadline for applications is 30 March 2012

Course Programme

Monday June 25

Welcome Address

Dr Olivier Coube, EPMA, France

Introduction to PM

Prof José M Torralba, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

Powder Manufacturing

Dr Brian James, Hoeganaes Corp, USA

Powder Characterization

Dr Ulf Engström, Höganäs AB, Sweden

Compaction

Mr Norbert Nies, SMS Meer GmbH, Germany

Tuesday June 26

Pressing Principles

Prof Paul Beiss, RWTH Aachen, Germany



Sintering Fundamentals


Prof Bernd Kieback, IFAM/Dresden University, Germany



Liquid Phase Sintering


Prof Bernd Kieback, IFAM/Dresden University, Germany



Sintering Technology: Furnaces & Atmospheres


Speaker Tba



Advanced Methods in PM


Prof Lars Nyborg, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden



Laboratory Work

Wednesday June 27

Introduction to MIM

Dr Marco Actis Grande, Politecnico di Torino, Italy



New Developments in MIM


Dr Frank Petzoldt, IFAM Bremen, Germany



Magnetic Materials


Dr Jesús Peñafiel, AMES SA, Spain



PM Light Alloys


Dr José M Martín, CEIT, Spain



Factory visit

Thursday June 28

PM Steels I

Prof Herbert Danninger, TU Vienna, Austria



PM Steels II


Prof Francisco Castro, CEIT, Spain



Finishing Operations in PM Steels


Dr Mónica Campos, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain



Hardmetals


Dr Steven Moseley, Hilti AG, Liechtenstein



Group work / case studies

Friday June 29

Diamond Tools

Dr Iñigo Iturriza, CEIT, Spain



Modelling I


Dr Didier Bouvard, INP Grenoble, France



Modelling II


Dr Luc Federzoni, CEA, France



PM as an Alternative


Dr Enrico Mosca, Consultant, Italy


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