The Physical Metallurgy Laboratory (PML) of the Mechanical Engineering Department of School of Engineering of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) was established in 1974 offering high quality education and research in undergraduate and postgraduate level.
PML offers high quality education in graduate level, preparing the students in the following courses:
Winter Semester Cources
Spring Semester Courses
Furthermore, PML offers post-graduate studies, being among the founders of the following Interdepartmental post-graduate courses:
PML is active in R&D programmes funded by the EU, National bodies, as well as directly from the industry.
PML offers services in the following fields:
The equipment of PML applied for the research activities is summarized below:
Solidification equipment, Melting furnaces, Heat treatment furnaces (controlled atmosphere), High temperature furnace, Directional solidification set-up, Welding machines – SMAW, GTAW (TIG), GMAW (MIG), Fluidized bed (CVD Reactors), Surface Impact tester, Corrosion equipment (Electrochemical corrosion, Atmospheric Salt Spray Corrosion, Erosion – Corrosion, High Temperature Oxidation, Hot Corrosion Testing, Stress corrosion cracking, Humidity chamber, Cyclic oxidation etc), Metallographic laboratory, Optical Microscopy- Image Analysis Software, SEM (Low Vacuum Mode) with in situ mechanical microtest, Wear equipment (Pin on Disc – High Temperature Erosion), Mechanical alloying, Blasting unit.
Nikolaos Michailidis, Professor Dr.-Eng.
Physical Metallurgy Laboratory
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
School of Engineering, Building D', 9th floor
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (BOX: 490)
GR 54124 Thessaloniki
Tel.: +30 2310 995891, Fax: +30 2310 996069
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