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Dr Clinton Bemont

Clinton is a specialist in TRansformation Induced Plasticity (TRIP) steels. He has worked extensively in characterizing the properties these complex materials.

He also has research interests in titanium powder metallurgy and is an expert in metallurgical failure analysis.

Clinton is also co-team leader of the leading South African Solar Challenge team, Apalis.


  ‘Good!’ said the Baron, sitting in his hall, ‘But Iron - Cold Iron - is master of them all’ - R Kipling
 Position:   Researcher & Lecturer

  Pr Eng
PhD (Metallurgical)
BSc Eng (Mechanical)
Discipline:   Mechanical Engineering
Campus:   Howard College
Telephone:   031 260 3207
Research Areas:   Metallurgy
Mechanical failure analysis
Recent Publications

  Bemont, C. P., Cornish, L. A., Bright, G. (2013), The effects of transformation temperature on the rate of transformation of TRIP steels. Submitted to Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A.

Page, M., Brooks, M. J., Roberts, L. W., Bemont, C. P. (2013), Modelling and experimental validation of a loop heat pipe for terrestrial thermal management applications. Submitted to R&D Journal of the SAIMechE

Vugampore, J. M. V., Bemont, C. (2012). The design and testing of subscale smart aircraft wing bolts. Smart Materials and Structures, 21(7), 075010.

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