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[Reliability and Characterisation Unit]

INTRODUCTION

Reliability and Characterisation Unit (RCU) develops core competences in advanced material characterisation and accelerated reliability assessment methodology to enable rapid qualification and quantification. With interdisciplinary expertise and extensive range of analytical equipment, RCU readily provides material insights and engineering solutions for the industry.


CORE COMPETENCIES

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TRAINING COURSES

WSQ Graduate Diploma Modules

  • Fundamentals of Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention
    Corrosion is a multi-disciplinary issue that causes significant economic impacts in many industrial sectors around the world. This course is designed to equip participants with a better understanding of corrosion.

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  • Materials Characterisation for Manufacturing Industry
    Material characterisation and analysis can yield higher product quality and productivity by identifying latent defects early. This course provides the necessary core knowledge and skillset to effectively apply advanced analytical tools and techniques in material characterisation and testing for materials/process optimisation, failure analysis, and production quality control.

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LISTING OF SOME MAJOR EQUIPMENT

  • Material Characterisation
    • Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM) with Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDS)
    • Focused Ion Beam (FIB) with Electron Backscattered Diffraction (EBSD)
    • X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) 
    • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) 
    • Raman Spectroscopy
    • UV-Vis-NIR Spectrophotometer
    • Spectroscopic Ellipsometer
    • Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)
    • Thermogravimetric Analyser (TGA)
    • Dynamic Mechanical Analyser (DMA)
    • Thermomechanical Analyser (TMA)
    • Simultaneous Thermal Analyser (STA) 
    • Rotational Rheometer
    • X-ray Diffraction (XRD)
    • Multi-functional Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
    • High Accuracy and High Speed Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
    • Optical 3D Surface Metrology System
    • Stylus Profilometer
    • Nano-Indentation with High Temperature Capabilities
    • Universal Testing Machine (UTM)
    • Rockwell Hardness Tester
    • Micro-Vickers Hardness Tester
    • Metallurgical Microscopes
    • Metallurgical Specimen Preparation System

  • Reliability Testing
    • Environmental Test Chambers: Temperature, Humidity, Irradiation, HALT/HASS
    • Impact Drop Tester
    • Salt Spray Humidity Chamber
    • Electrodynamic Vibration Shaker

  • Non-Destructive Evaluation & Monitoring
    • X-ray Inspection Machine
    • Scanning Acoustic Microscopy
    • Near-field & Far-field Infrared Microscopy
    • Condition Monitoring


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