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Title: Phase Transition of High Carbon Steel Demonstration
Url: http://matse1.matse.illinois.edu/metals/d.html
Publisher: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
Description: The Materials Science and Technology Teacher's Workshop (MAST) provides this demonstration on the phase transition of high carbon steel. The crystalline structure of iron is different at different temperatures, and high-carbon steel alloys undergo a transformation from BCC to FCC in a very small temperature range. An interesting application of this theory is in determining the maximum temperature to which a piece of steel has been heated before it changes phases. In this module, a piece of piano wire is heated and phase changes are observed through the changes in length and magnetic properties of the wire.

The lesson includes a step by step explanation of the laboratory procedure. Discussion questions are also included.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Heat
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research -- Experiments
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Materials of engineering and construction -- Materials of special composition or structure, A-Z -- Crystalline solids
Technology -- Manufactures -- Metal manufactures. Metalworking -- Iron and steel
GEM Subject: Science -- Chemistry
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Tech prep
Key Concept: Physics -- Heat
Manufacturing -- Metals
Resource Type: Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Demonstration
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Instructor Guide/Manual
Instructional Material -- Experiment/Lab Activity
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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