Project 3



Title Novel gradient wear materials
Host institution University of Oulu, Finland
Brief description The ultimate objective with this WP is to determine a suitable chemical composition together with high-frequency induction welding and induction heat treatment parameters that will enable the economic production of a tough monolithic pipe with extremely good wear resistance on the inner surface, i.e. a carbon content of 0.35 wt.%
Mobility 15 month University of Oulu, Finland; 17 month EFD, Norway; 3 month WIAS Berlin, Germany; 1 month SSAB, Raahe, Finland
Supervisory team David Porter (Oulu University)
John-Inge Asperheim (EFD)
Primary qualifications Master’s degree in Materials Science and basic computing skills
Useful further skills Familiarity with any of Fortran, C, C++, Python and Matlab is an advantage