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2001 TMS Fall Meeting: Technical Events & Sessions

November 4–8, 2001 · TMS FALL MEETING 2001 · Indianapolis, Indiana

The TMS Fall Meeting 2001 will be headquartered at the Westin Indianapolis Hotel, Indianapolis, Indiana, November 4–8, 2001. All TMS technical sessions and events will take place in the Indiana Convention Center. TMS Committee Meetings will take place at the Westin Indianapolis Hotel. ASM events will take place at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.

Focusing on physical metallurgy and materials, the TMS Fall Meeting 2001 will feature a wide array of technical symposia sponsored by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS). The TMS 2001 Fall Meeting is being held with the ASM Materials Solutions Conference & Exhibit, the 21st ASM Heat Treating Society Conference & Show, and the TMS/SPE PAD Polymer Materials Conference.The TMS Fall Meeting draws visitors from around the world and is a must for anyone interested in the latest research and development in physical metallurgy and materials. The meeting features numerous technical symposia covering everything from metal-matrix composites, polymers, and computational thermodynamics, friction stir welding, solidifications, materials design, to alloy phases--just to name a few of the many topics discussed.


Technical sessions will begin on Monday morning, November 5, 2001, and end on Thursday, November 8, 2001. All technical sessions will be held at the Indianapolis Convention Center.


A poster session will be held in conjunction with the TMS Fall Meeting 2001. Presentations will be displayed on 4’x 8’ poster boards; no formal oral presentation is required. The poster session will begin on Monday, November 5, and remain in place through Wednesday, November 7.


This year, ASM in pleased to offer twelve all new, practical courses in Indianapolis including:

November 2-4, 2001

  • Thermal Spray Technology

November 3, 2001

  • Introduction to Material and Process Selection

November 4, 2001

  • Fundamentals of Ferrous Powder Metallurgy
  • Advanced Material and Process Selection
  • Failure Analysis-Process and Methodologies

November 5, 2001

  • Introduction to “Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist”
  • Failure Analysis using Surface Analytical Techniques

November 6, 2001

  • Metallurgy and Heat Treatment of Ferrous Alloys
  • Extending the Life of Your Atmosphere Furnace and Generator

November 8, 2001

  • Overview of Failure Analysis and Fractography for Metal Parts

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