Nanoscale Magnetic Materials - Magnetic Domains

mawi 421/422: Werkstoffe 1 - Metalle





Lectures are done online every Wednesday at 8:15 CEST (starting from 8.4.2020). 

The lectures are given via ZOOM Cloud Meeting (

Please register at to obtain needed informations (like access to slides).


Plan of lecture (Slides are subject to changes.)

  1. Introduction
  2. Dislocations
  3. Plastic deformation and strengthening mechanisms
  4. Failure
  5. Phase diagrams of metals
  6. Solidification
  7. Processing of metal alloys
  8. Electrical properties of metals
  9. Magnetic properties of metals
  10. Corrosion
  11. Materials selection - Let's talk about rare earth elements


Recommended literature

  • Callister, Redwish,  Materials Science and Engineering – An Introduction, John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014  (9th edition, 6th edition and up will do)
  • R. Abbaschian, L. Abbaschian, R. E. Reed-Hill, Physical Metallurgy Principles, Cangage Learning, 2009
  • G. Gottstein, Physical Foundations of Materials Science, Springer, 2004


  • E. Hornbogen, H. Warlimont, Metalle, Springer, 2006, 5th edition
  • B. Arnold, Werkstofftechnik für Wirtschaftsingenieure, Springer, 2013
  • G. Gottstein, Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik - Physikalische Grundlagen, Springer, 2014 (4th edition)