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Master Thesis: Developing phase transformation for new Aerospace Superalloy

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01 Oct 2018
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Background of thesis project

Haynes 282 is a newly developed nickel based superalloy with potential applications in gas turbine applications. There is a need to understand the formation of different phases precipitated in this alloy with temperature and time. The best tool to understand the alloy is by developing a time-temperature transformation diagram. The objective of this work is thus to develop one such tool for this newly introduced material in the superalloy group.

Assignment description

Develop  an experimental Time-Temperature Transformation diagram for the material Haynes 282 and compare it with the Jmat Pro simulation.


Key Responsibilities
Work Descrition:
Description of thesis goals and targets.
  1. Literature review

  2. Investigate best approach for heat treatment and perform heat treatment to obtain the Time-Temperature transformation diagram .

  3. Document the results in a thesis Report. (English)

  4. Present the summary and conclusions for an audience at GKN Aerospace. (English)


  • Master student: Mechanical engineering or Materials engineering or Physics, including courses on materials
  • Mobility: Possibility to perform most of the work on site at the R&T organization in Trollhättan

  • Interest in Material Science is a must


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Application on this website and send CV and personal letter by mail to Ceena Joseph (ceena.joseph@gknaerospace.com)
Start date is flexible in period October 2018 to January 2019.
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