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Course designed for Industry: Introduction to Thermal Spray, From Fundamental Science to Industrial Applications


Course benefits

Participants will gain a thorough and holistic review of the evolution of the thermal spray process, including insights in fundamentals of the different thermal spray processes. They will enhance their ability to solve complex thermal spray issues in a systematic and practical manner. The course will expose them to the emerging markets where the technology is applied and challenge the trainees to explore potential business opportunities in an array of industries.

Learning outcomes

Customised for technologists and engineers keen to enhance their knowledge and skills in the thermal spray, the course will:

  • provide a thorough grounding and understanding of thermal spray processes
  • depict complex thermal spray scientific concepts in terms of simple physical models
  • integrate theoretical knowledge to practical engineering applications and commonly accepted thermal spray practices.

Topics covered

  • Thermal spray technology background
  • Thermal spray processes prime principles
  • Powders and their desirable characteristics for coating
  • Design for thermal spray processes
  • Testing and characterization of thermal spray coatings
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting.


  • Designed for Technologists, Engineers, and Technicians
  • Graduate students and professionals entering the thermal spray field
  • Professional development for all staff.

Course Benefit

The course is expected to benefit the participants through lectures, case studies, sharing of latest research methodologies and experiential session. Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Register your interest:
Note: Cost involved will include (1) Travel expense, (2) Negotiated honorarium, and (3) Venue hire (if needed).
Date: by mutual agreement.

This Masterclass style Course is delivered by two unique experts.

Professor Christopher C Berndt

University Distinguished Professor
Director, ARC ITTC in Surface Engineering for Advanced Materials (SEAM)
Swinburne University of Technology

Dr Andrew Ang

Senior Research Engineer
Lead Chief Investigator, ARC ITTC in Surface Engineering for Advanced Materials (SEAM)
Swinburne University of Technology


Delivered by Distinguished Professor Chris Berndt and Dr Andrew Ang


15 December 2021

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