Upon completing this course, the students should be able to
Classify materials in terms of structures and properties.2.Describe atomic bonding and crystalline structure.3.Apply the phase transformation diagrams to control microstructures.
Outline heat treatment processes and change of related properties.
Explain mechanical and physical behaviour of materials under services.6.Recommend materials for intended services based on properties of metals, ceramics, polymers, composites, nanomaterials and biomaterials.
Lectures, case studies
State weightageof each type of assessment.
LOMethod%1,3,5Quizzes152,4,6Assignments151-3Mid Term 301-6Final Exam40
Classification of materials and their inherent properties, source of materials, availability,cost, and application, advanced materials,nanomaterialsChapter12,3
Atoms and Structure of Solid Materials:
Atomic bonding, crystalline and noncrystalline structures of material, crystal imperfections, equilibrium phasediagram, phase identification, iron-carbon diagram.Chapter 2, 3, 4 4
Deformation of materials,stress-strain behaviour, hardness and hardenability,Chapter 6,5,6
Heat Treatment and Strengthening:
Heat treatment processes and phase transformation, CCT/TTTDiagram, precipitation hardening, work hardening andrecrystallization, quench hardening and tempering.Chapter 77,8
Metals and its Alloys:
Steel and its alloys: plaincarbon steel, stainless steel and tool steel -propertiesand application. Non ferrous alloys: aluminium alloys,titanium - classification, properties and application.Chapter 11.9
Definition and classification of ceramics:traditional, refractory, bioceramics, electro ceramicsand structural ceramics.
Chapter 12, 13.
Classification and structure of polymers,crystalline and amorphous polymers, mechanicalcharacteristics, polymer applications. Thermoplasticand thermosetting polymers, elastomers, fibres and biopolymer
Chapter 14, 15.