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SEMESTER I SL. COURSE NO CODE THEORY 1. CR 9111 2. CR 9112 3. CR 9113 4. CR 9114 5. E1 6. E2 PRACTICAL 7. CR 9115 COURSE TITLE Materials Science Science and Technology of Traditional Ceramics Refractories Mechanical Behaviour of Ceramics Elective I Elective II Processing and Testing of Ceramics TOTAL CREDITS SEMESTER II SL. COURSE NO CODE THEORY 1. CR 9121 2. CR 9122 3. CR 9123 4. CR 9124 5. E3 6. E4 PRACTICAL 7. CR 9125 COURSE TITLE Advanced Process Technology of Ceramics Modern Ceramic Materials Material Characterization Techniques Phase Equilibria & Kinetics of Ceramic Systems Elective III Elective IV Materials Characterization Lab TOTAL CREDITS L 3 3 3 3 3 3 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 C 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 20 L 3 3 3 3 3 3 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 C 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 20

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SEMESTER III SL. COURSE NO CODE THEORY 1. CR 9131 COURSE TITLE Nanoscience & Technology of Ceramics L 3 T 0 P 0 C 3


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Elective – V Elective – VI Seminar Project Work – Phase I TOTAL CREDITS SEMESTER IV

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TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDITS TO BE EARNED FOR AWARD OF THE DEGREE 68 LIST OF ELECTIVES SL. NO 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. COURSE CODE CR 9151 CR 9152 CR 9153 CR 9154 CR 9155 CR 9156 CR 9157 CR 9158 CR 9159 CR 9160 CR 9161 CR 9162 CR 9163 CR 9164 CR 9165 CR 9166 CR 9167 CR 9168 CR 9169 CR 9170 CR 9171 CR 9172 CR 9173 CR 9174 COURSE TITLE Ceramic Coating Technology Numerical Techniques Environmental Engineering Process Modelling, Simulation and Optimization Operation Research Safety Engineering Electronic Ceramic Materials and Their Applications Monolithics and Castables Abrasives Ceramic Fibres and Composites Glass Engineering Advanced Refractory Engineering Fuels, Furnaces and Pyrometry Quality Control and Management in Ceramic Industries Bio-ceramics Special Glasses Non Destructive Testing Microwave Processing of Ceramics Nuclear and Space Ceramics Heat Recovery Systems Ceramic Calculations Cement and Concrete Manufacturing and Testing of Structural Ceramics Properties and Applications of Structural Ceramics L 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 C 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3


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The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about crystal structures, phase diagrams and properties of materials. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about crystal structures and various laws related to structures. Have learnt about various properties. Have basic knowledge about phase diagrams. 9


Introduction – material classification of materials – structure- property relationship atomic Structure - space lattice and crystal structure- Miller indices, crystal planes – symmetry – crystal imperfections – point, line, surface, volume – solid solutions ceramic crystal structures.

Diffusion: Fick’s laws of diffusion – mechanism and applications. 2. PHASE DIAGRAMS
binary and ternary phase diagrams – lever rule – applications of phase diagrams


Gibb’s Phase rule – thermodynamic criteria for phase stability – phase diagrams - single,



Elastic behavior – plastic deformation by slip – dislocation movement – effect of stress and temperature – work hardening – creep – fracture, modes of fracture fracture toughness – hardness – wear - corrosion.


N. transmission .C.H..para -ferroantiferro and ferri magnetic materials – magnetic semiconductors – specific heat capacity – thermal conductivity – measurement by Laser Flash and other methods . Pragathi Pragasan. 1984. Weidmann. opacity.Hill Book Company. Moscow.. 2000.types of polarizations – polarization calculations – polymer dielectrics – Fast ionic conductors – ionic conduction in zirconia and other systems . Materials Science.. C. Materials Science and Engineering. 1963.Jr.Reid. McGraw. 1982. 1988. Schewmon.applications. 1990. Introduction to Phase Equillibria in Ceramics. Saxena. Raghavan. Inc. Structural Materials..Classification of dia..Soc. reflection. Meerut. 5.Lewis and N.S. London.4. TOTAL: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. 2. Prentice Hall India. William D Callister. Butterworths. New York.G. Westerwile Ohio. P.thermal expansion – Light Interaction with solids – optical properties of metals & non metals – refraction.G. 1989.Ceram. absorption.THERMAL AND OPTICAL PROPERTIES 9 Introduction – types of magnetic materials . B. and S. R. 3. B.V. color. MAGNETIC . 7..dipole moment – static permittivity – dielectric constant – dielectric loss – dielectric breakdown – superconductivity – semiconducting materials – 5. ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC PROPERTIES 9 Classification of materials using free electron theory and band theory -conductivity of metals – Matheisen’s Rule – concentration and mobility of charge carriers and their variation with temperature . 6. Fundamentals of Solid State Physics. Am. Bergeron. Saxena. 4. Arzamasov.– energy gap in solids – dielectric materials . translucency . P.Risbud. Mir Publishers. G. Diffusion of Solids. Gupta and P. USA. Materials Science & Engineering. NewDelhi. John Wiley & Sons 4 .

body preparation. earthenware. secondary - 9 Development of ceramic process – ceramic raw materials – plastic & non plastic additives – properties of clay-water mixtures and influencing factors – absorption. FABRICATION PROCESS Triaxial bodies – body formulations – porcelains. stoneware. glazing and firing behaviour.CR9112 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF TRADITIONAL CERAMICS 3003 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about ceramic raw materials..jiggering and jollying – Casting .slip formation – . types of stabilization. cation exchange capacity – rheology. 2. Have basic knowledge about firing behaviour and manufacturing processes of specific products. terracotta.Flowcharts of manufacturing stages of white 5 10 8 Body composition – Packing of two component system – porosity – effect of grain . electrical double layer.pug mill – de-airing – extrusion . OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about ceramic raw materials and their properties.Plaster mould preparation . majolica. 1. theory . artware – Pressing – plastic forming . Have learnt about various body preparation techniques. THEORY OF PACKING size – unfired porosity – experimental verification – wet to dry contraction – unfired strength – permeability and casting rate – dry to fired contraction 3.zeta potential & its measurement – various casting techniques –– defects .suspensions/ceramic slurries – stability of slurries. RAW MATERIALS – clay formation – classification – winning of clays – quarrying of non-plastic materials – washing methods – communition – crushers – primary.

GLAZING Glaze. 1995. C. 5.wall & floor tiles – art ware – dental porcelain – bone china – chemical porcelain – high and low tension insulators – cordierite cooking ware 4. Industrial Ceramics. Sudhir Sen. Ellis Horwood Ltd. F and Singer. Testing and Quality Control. Worral. M. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.firing schedules – firing range – liquid phase sintering – vitrification – micro structural control. glaze materials – glaze formulation – engobe . W. New Delhi. Clay Mineralogy. NY.. W. Properties of Ceramic Raw Materials. 2. 1991 7. 6 . 5.. Chapman and Hall. TOTAL: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. Whitewares: Production.Ryan. Allen Dinsdale. Singer. 2nd Edn. Ryan. body interface layer – decoration techniques – opacity and translucency – absorption and colour. 1987. NY. NY. 1986. S.Wilson. DRYING & FIRING Drying – mechanism of drying – transfer of heat – factors that control drying – types of dryers – drying defects – finishing – cutting – trimming –remedies – 9 Effect of heat on clays .glaze properties – glaze defects – glaze.fritting – glaze batch calculation – application techniques . Pergamon Press.the action of heat on ceramic bodies – physical changes – chemical changes . Ceramic Whiteware.ware. Ceramic Raw Materials. Pergamon Press.. W and Radford. 1992 6.S. 1992. Pergamon Press.E. 1978 3. Oxford & IBH Pulishing Co. 4. Pottery Science.J.

2. Have learnt about various fabrication techniques and testing. and Chrome based refractories. Properties and Applications. Carbide based.CR9113 REFRACTORIES 3 0 0 3 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about refractories. Manufacturing Steps. BASIC REFRACTORIES Dolomite Magnesite. Chemical and Electrical Properties. SPECIAL REFRACTORIES AND MONOLITHICS 9 9 9 Raw materials. Properties and Applications of Forsterite. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about refractory raw materials. Manufacturing Steps. Thermal. INTRODUCTION Definition – Survey of Refractories and their Uses – Layout of a refractory plant – Classification of Refractories – Fundamental Properties of Refractories namely Physical. Nitride based. Mechanical. fabrication methods. testing and monolithics. 9 1. 3. Fused cast 7 . Zirconia. Magnesia Carbon. classification and properties. 4. Beryllia Refractories – Raw materials. Have basic knowledge about monolithics and its applications. Al2O3 – SiO2 Phase diagram – Types of Raw materials – Types of AluminoSilicate Refractories – Manufacturing Steps – Properties – Applications. Thoria. ALUMINO SILICATE REFRACTORIES Silica – Raw materials – Manufacturing Steps – Properties – Applications.

New Delhi.H. ISO 9000 Etc. The United Steel Companies Ltd. 8 . Monolithic Applications – gunning technique. Refractories in non ferrous industries – copper. 5. USA.Refractories in non metal industries – hydrocarbon industry. Handbook of Monolithics. Harbison Walker Comp. 5.4. Chester.Fisher. slag and metal interactions. London. Japan. Refractory. aluminum. 1990. Robert E. D. 2. Iron & Steel Institute. Sheffield. Refractories. Chester. Modern Refractories Practice. 6. Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. J. continous casting. blast furnace. 4. slide plate system. Refractroies: Production & Properties.H. 1973.. Types of Castables – Ramming Mass – Gunning Mixes.. 1980.. Westerville. American Ceramic Society. Chesters J.Ohio. Advances in Refractory Technology. cement industry.Nandi. 1991. APPLICATIONS OF REFRACTORIES IN FERROUS & NON FERROUS INDUSTRY & TESTING OF REFRACTORIES 9 Refractories for coke oven. EAF. TOTAL: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. lead . Plibrico. Ceramic Transaction. Production and Properties. 7. 1961. UK. Second Edition.refractories – Ceramic Fibers.N. Steel Plant Refractories. J. IF. fertilizer industry. 3.H. shroud. 1973. open hearth furnace. Pittsburgh. LD converter.. 1973. THF. Ladle furnace. Vol. Process industry standards – Indian and International test methods (ISI) – QC procedures – Statistical QC. Iron and Steel Institute. Handbook of Refractories. London. nozzle.

FRACTURE MECHANICS 9 Elasticity and brittle fracture. linear. toughness. elastic constants. 9 . microstructural aspects. elastoplastic and mechanical. fracture methods. impact resistance. strength behaviour and creep on application of loads. fracture testing techniques. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about elasticity. strength. variation of elastic constant with temperature and porosity . measurement techniques. elastic deformation of isotropic and crystalline materials.linear elastic fracture mechanics. Have basic knowledge about thermal shock resistance parameters.charpy. DBDT . deformation point of isotropic and crystalline materials. fractography. Have learnt about various fractures. dynamic fracture toughness. 1. fracture testing technique. instrumented charpy.CR9114 MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF CERAMICS 3003 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about elasticity. Griffith theory .Theoretical strength and stress concentrations. creep behaviour and thermal shock behaviour of ceramic materials.

Thermal Stresses in Service Environments. thermal shock resistance parameters. fracture behaviour. cyclic fatigue. diffusion creep. microstructure dependence. GLASS & GLASS CERAMICS 9 CMC – elastic behaviour. measurement. application. statistical treatment .Heller(Ed). microstructural aspects. statistical treatment – Weibull analysis. 3. 4. phase transformation toughening . R. NY. SPT diagram toughening mechanisms. strength and fracture. experimental techniques. CREEP AND THERMAL SHOCK BEHAVIOUR OF CERAMICS Introduction to creep. STRENGTH AND TOUGHENING Tensile strength. 1979. 10 . MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF CMC. 2.P. D. measurement . strength improvement. 3. multicomponent system techniques. strength of glass ceramics TOTAL : 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1.. Ceramic Book Literature Service. toughening mechanism of reinforcement. thermal shock testing techniques. Glass – elastic behaviour.Thermal stress. creep deformation maps.subcritical crack propagation.Watchman. Davidge.H and R. Plenum Press. time dependent strength behaviour. London. Hasselman. life time prediction. Mechanical Properties of Ceramics. 1996. creep rupture at high temperatures and safe life design. wear of ceramics – mechanism. FATIGUE AND WEAR 9 9 Fatigue of ceramics – mechanism. microstructural dependence 5.. Dislocation creep. Mechanical Behaviour of Ceramics. John B.2. UK. stable crack propagation and R- 9 curve behaviour. thermal stresses and cracking. 1989.W. John Wiley & Sons Inc.A.

Analysis of Ceramic Raw Materials 1. Shrinkage.CR9115 PROCESSING AND TESTING OF CERAMICS 0 0 3 2 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic practical knowledge about processing and testing of ceramic materials. Tensile Strength. Loss on ignition 3. Particle Size Distribution – Hydrometer. Moisture 2. Andreason Pipette 2. Silica Content 4. Fabrication Techniques 1. Analysis of Ceramic Materials – Density. Flexural Strength – 3 point & 4 point . Slip Casting 3. 1. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • Have a basic understanding about different tests done on ceramic materials in the laboratory. Water absorption. Compressive Strength. Cold Extrusion 3. Uniaxial Pressing 2. Firing Studies 11 . Rheology study 4. Porosity.

POWDER PREPARATION Powder preparation by mechanical methods – communition. 3. mechano-chemical synthesis. Properties and Effect of addition of liquids and wetting agents. Have basic knowledge about sintering and fired product characterization. 12 .extrusion. plastic forming methods . combustion synthesis . lubricants. deflocculants.slip casting. vapour phase reactions.Synthesis of nano scale ceramic powder – liquid solution technique.die compaction and isostatic compaction. plasticizers. gel casting. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about powder preparation. Have learnt about various techniques for modern processing. pressure casting. Influence of particle size on packing. PROCESSING ADDITIVES 7 Types. bonds. FORMING 10 Forming of ceramics – dry and semidry pressing .CR9121 ADVANCED PROCESS TECHNOLOGY OF CERAMICS 3 0 0 3 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about powder preparation techniques and modern ceramic processing. binders. foaming and antifoaming agents. co-extrusion. liquid solutions. casting methods . Powder synthesis by chemical methods – solid state reaction. 2. preservatives. vapour phase technique. coagulants. 9 1. characterization and compaction. electrophoretic deposition.

joining of ceramics – metal ceramic joints. surface grinding and mechanical polishing. grain growth and pore evolution in a porous compact. Prentice – Hall India Pvt. 1988. 4. David W. Grain growth – different grain growth process.. 3rd Edn. Ltd.J and Ronald A. interaction between pore and grain boundary.injection molding. suspension methods. ceramic surface coating. Paul De Garmo E. Modern Ceramic Engineering. 1997. 5. Reaction bonded sintering. Mohamed N. Taylor & Francis. Pressure assisted sintering – hot pressing and hot iso-static pressing. 13 . Introduction to the Principles of Ceramic Processing. polymer impregnation followed by pyrolysis(PIP). Ceramic Processing.. 2007.particle filled polymer methods. Wiley. microwave sintering. Taylor & Francis. 2005. control of grain growth. phase diagram in liquid phase sintering. SINTERING 11 Solid state sintering – driving force. Materials and Processes in Manufacturing.foaming. powder methods. mechanism. Black J. Richerson.S. New York. 8th Edn. Liquid phase sintering – stages. kinetic and thermodynamic factors. Reed J.Kohser. 2. solid freeform fabrication . non abrasive finishing. New Delhi. stages of sintering. intrusion.Porous ceramic forming. 4. effect of surface curvature and boundary defects.Rahaman. TOTAL:45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1.. POST FORMING PROCESSES 8 Mechanism of material removal and its effect on strength. 3. organic additives – advanced composite manufacture – CVI.

ELECTRONIC CERAMICS PLZT sensors metallised ceramics – gas sensors – superconducting ceramics. 2nd Edn.K.Chawla. Taylor & Francis.. ceramic matrix composites. polymer matrix. 1. 7. K.Binner (Ed). 9 Heat engine ceramics – turbine blade ceramics – heat exchanger ceramics – heat shield 2. Noyes Publications. piezoelectrics. CERAMICS & COMPOSITES FOR HOSTILE ENVIRONMENTS ceramics – metal matrix . Burtrand Lee and Sridhar Komarnei (Eds. 9 Ferro-electrics – electrical insulators – smart ceramics . Ceramic Matrix Composites CR9122 MODERN CERAMIC MATERIALS 3 0 0 3 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about various advanced ceramic materials and its structure.P. Advanced Ceramics Processing and Technology. John G. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about ceramics in turbine blades. Have learnt about various advanced and structural ceramics. 2005. 1990. 6. properties and applications. Chemical Processing of Ceramics.5. Have basic knowledge about special glasses and glass ceramics. New Jersey.piezo electrics – ferrite – 14 .).

15 . Advanced Ceramics 3.Magnesium Elektron Ltd. 1987.H. Noboru Ichinose.J.C. Adams. bioceramics – composition. interaction with biological TOTAL: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1.1990.M.P. USA. 5. New Jersey. John Wiley & Sons. 5...Hibner. SPECIAL GLASSES AND GLASS CERAMICS and non-oxide glasses – oxy-nitride glasses satellite applications.Noyes Pub. A.G. Teotia and L.Chapman and Hall. NY. R. L. Stevens. Alumina Processing. S.. Springer-Verlag.1989. STRUCTURAL CERAMICS Carbides – nitrides – oxides – SiAlON – borides – silicides. Glasses and Glass Ceramics. Academic Press.Pergamon Press.Johnson. C. Larsen . R. 1986. Properties and Applications. NY. Ceramics. Dorre. 7.glass ceramics.Zirconia and Zirconia Ceramics.1987.R.(Ed). applications of glass ceramics – glass for 9 Introduction – biomaterials. 2.Hill.W. NY.3. 3. NY.1984. 6. applications. E. 8. Somiya.. 8 10 photosensitive glasses – High purity silica glasses – laser glasses – optical glasses – fibre glasses – oxide conducting glasses . and H. Ceramic Materials for Advanced Heat Engines. shape memory alloys.. Gernot Kostorz. BIOMATERIALS systems.Elseivr Applied Science. Lewis. High-Tech. Concise Encyclopedia of Advanced Ceramic Materials.. London. properties. 1991. Introduction to Fine Ceramics. 4.D. Brook.S. 4... 1985.

9 Chemical Methods – Volumetric. electron spectroscopy 16 . Thermal 2. 10 4. SEM. SPECTROSCOPIC METHODS U-V.CR9123 MATERIAL CHARACTERIZATION TECHNIQUES 3 0 0 3 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about various characterization techniques employed to characterize a ceramic material. Visible. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about chemical methods. CHEMICAL AND THERMAL METHODS Methods – TGA. Gravimetric and Colorimetric analysis. TEM – particle size and surface study – electron microprobe analysis – ion scattering spectrometry (ISS). Have learnt about various non-destructive methods. IR. DTA and DSC. surface analysis. secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS). auger emission spectrometry (AES). 8 3. METHODS FOR SURFACE ANALYSIS 10 Optical Microscope. spectroscopic techniques. FTIR and NMR spectroscopy – fluorescence and phosphorescence methods – flame photometry – atomic absorption – ICP. Have basic knowledge about X-Ray diffraction spectroscopy. 1. X-RAY METHODS Single crystal techniques – powder diffraction – materials identification. composition and phase diagram analysis – X-ray Fluorescence.

H.T. 5. Willard. VCH Publishers and Co. Surface area. 1985. AFM. A Guide to Materials Characterization and Chemical Analysis. B.L.New York. Acoustic emission techniques. Instrumental Methods of Analysis.Meritt. TOTAL: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. Ewing. 1985. SEM: A User’s Manual for Material Science.thermographic testing.D.P. 1978. 4. Addison –Wesley Publishing Company Inc. 17 . J.Particle size measurement – laser diffraction.. Mercury porosimetry .W.. L. Gabriel.E. 5. 3. CBS Publishers.for chemical analysis (ESCA). NON-DESTRUCTIVE METHODS 8 Analysis of finished goods – ultrasonic techniques – reflection techniques – back reflection and pulse-echo – thickness measurement by resonance.A. pore volume measurements by B. New Delhi.Radiographic testing . 2. Elements of X-ray Diffraction. method. Cullity..Denn and F.L. H. Massachusetts.Settle. Sibilia. G. McGrawHill Book Company. Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis.A. x-ray diffraction. 1988. 1986. American Society for Metals Park. B..J.

SiO2. Have studied the thermodynamics behind phase equilibria. binary phase diagrams – eutectic. K2O – Al2O3 – SiO2. Gibb’s phase rule. Hume Rothery’s rule. variable. 3. Prediction of alkali corrosion of alumino silicate refractories using phase diagrams. PHASE DIAGRAMS 9 Al2O3 – SiO2. stabilized zirconia. 18 . INTRODUCTION 9 Introduction. single component system – H2O. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have learnt the basics of phase equilibrium and phase diagrams. • Have studied the types and theory behind phase transformations and also about nucleation and growth. partially miscible system. Na2O – Al2O3 – SiO2. MgO – Al2O3. immiscible system. Have a better understanding on the different two component and three component phase diagrams. complex diagrams. MgO – SiO2. 1. binary solutions – constant pressure system. criteria of phase equilibrium. criterion of stability. solid solutions. Al2O3 – ZrO2.CR9124 PHASE EQUILIBRIA & KINETICS OF CERAMIC SYSTEMS 3 0 0 3 AIM The course is aimed to enable the students to have a thorough knowledge about the importance of phase equilibrium and analyzing different systems. phase. phase equilibria in single component system and multi component system. liquid-liquid equilibrium diagrams. component. THERMODYNAMICS OF PHASE EQUILIBRIA 9 Introduction. iron. ternary equilibrium diagrams. • Have gained knowledge on the different experimental methods to determine phase diagrams. MgO – Al2O3 – SiO2. constant temperature system. 2. incongruent.

Rm Introduction to Ceramics. microscopic 2nd Edn.K and Uhlmann D. Total : 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. electron microscopy. Barsoum M. 5.Alper. solid. Marcel Dekker. 4. 1997. static. Phase diagrams in Advanced Ceramics. 5.. 3. John Wiley & Sons.4. EXPERIMENTAL METHODS methods – optical. Fundamentals of Ceramics. X-ray methods. Floyd A.D. Bowen H. kinetics of solid state reactions occurring at elevated temperatures . Phase Equilibria in Ceramic Systems. Kingery W. homogeneous nucleation. CR9125 MATERIALS CHARACTERIZATION LAB 0021 19 . Yet Ming Chiang and Dunbar P.. McGraw Hill. 1984. 9 Techniques for determining phase diagrams – dynamic.D. thermal analysis. Kingery W. 2. 1995. 1995. Time Scale for phase transformations.Birnie III. nucleation & growth. liquid and dissociation reactions . Academic Press Inc. 2004. types of transformations – spinoidal.Hammel. sintering & crystallization in ceramics and glass forming systems. Physical Ceramics – Principles for Ceramic Science and Engineering. theory of transformation kinetics. PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS 9 Introduction. nucleation and growth – nucleation kinetics.W. Allen M. growth and overall transformation kinetics. John Wiley & Sons. heterogeneous nucleation.

DTA. Microscopy – Optical. 2. Vicker’s Hardness. 6. 7. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • To have a basic understanding about different methods of characterizing a ceramic sample. Particle Size Analysis – Laser Diffraction. Determination of Viscosity by Brookfield Viscometer. Thermal Analysis – TGA.Mercury Porosimetry CR9131 NANO SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY OF CERAMICS AIM 3 0 0 3 20 . Wear and Abrasion Resistance. Surface Area Measurement – BET. 5.AIM The course is aimed to impart practical knowledge about characterization of a ceramic sample. 10. Modulus of Rupture – 3 point & 4 point 8. 9. Creep. DSC. Analysis of Trace Elements using Spectrophotometer. Atomic Force Microscope 11. SEM. 3. 1. 4. Flame Photometer and Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy.

applications. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to have a complete knowledge about the preparation. gas phase condensation. CVD and PVD methods.metal/ceramics. 5. NANOCERAMICS 9 Introduction to nano ceramics. thermoset based and elastomer based.advanced nano ceramics.carbon nano tubes.Precipitation methods – sol gel technique – high energy ball milling.nano titania and zinc oxide. 2.influence of size.The course is aimed to enable the students to have a basic knowledge about the developing field on nanotechnology . INTRODUCTION 9 General definition and size effects–important nano structured materials and nano particles. shape and role of interface in composites-applications. NANO COMPOSITES Definitionimportance of nanocompositesnano composite 9 materials- classification of composites. 1. metal-polymer.importance of nano materials.applications. nanoceramics and composites. characterization and applications of nano ceramics and composites. sputtering. CHARACTERIZATION METHODS 9 21 . fibres. nanosilica-nano alumina.thermoplastic based. magnetron sputtering and laser deposition methods – laser ablation. SYNTHESIS & CONSOLIDATION 9 Bottom up and Top down approach for obtaining nano materials . 3.properties of nano ceramics. 4.

X-ray diffraction, Raman spectroscopy- UV- visible spectroscopy, scanning probe microscopy, atomic force microscopy, scanning electron microscopy and transmission electron microscopy techniques. Total Number of Periods : 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. R.H.J.Hannink & A.J.Hill, Nanostructure Control, Wood Head Publishing Ltd.,Cambridge, 2006. 2. C.N.R.Rao, A.Muller, A.K.Cheetham, The Chemistry of Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Properties and Applications Vol. I & II, 2nd edition, 2005, Wiley VCH Verlag Gibtl & Co 3. J.Stows Hall, Nanofuture, Manas Publications, 2006. 4. Mick Wilson, Kamali Kannangara,Geoff Smith, Michelle Simmom, Burkhard Raguse, “ Nano Technology: Basic Science & Engineering Technology”, 2005, Overseas Press. 5. Karl.M.Kadish, Rodney S.Rnoff, “ Fullereness : Chemistry, Physics and Technology”, John Wiley & Son Inc. Publications, 2000.

The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about glaze and advanced coating techniques. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about glazes, manufacturing processes. Have learnt about various selection and control methods. Have basic knowledge about advanced coating techniques.



Introduction to surface engineering & modification – wear, abrasion, oxidation resistance – need for coating on the body – advantages 2. GLAZE Definitions, classification, raw materials, frit preparation, compounding, frit characteristics and quality testing - glaze body reactions, glaze formulation, additives, thermal characterization, chemical resistance, evaluation methods. For glasses and coating, unit operations and processes, glaze application methods, selection of glaze to suit end product characteristics, glaze stains, ceramic colors, lusters. 3. CONTROL METHODS Raw material selection, process selection and controls, defects / fracture classification – defect cure methods – instrumentation – typical quality control system. 4. ADVANCED COATING TECHNIQUES 9 9 9

Slurry coating – dip coating, spray coating, plasma spray – EVD, CVD, PVD, thermal spray, magnetic sputtering, laser ablation, nanocoatings 5. ENAMELS Cleaning methods for iron and steel, sheet metals – chemical claning – electrolytic cleaning – pickling – sand blasting – de enamellin – repairing – cleaning treatment for aluminum alloys and base metals – frit making – additives – applications - firing TOTAL : 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 9

1. Taylor, J.R., and A.C.Bull, Ceramic Glaze Technology, 1986, Pergamon Press, NY.


2. Klein, L., (Ed), Sol-Gel Technology for Thin Films, Fibres, Performs, Electronic and Speciality Shapes, 1988, Noyes Publications, New Jersey, USA. 3. Bunshah.R.F. (Ed), Films and Coatings for Technology, 1982, Noyes Date Corp., New Jersey, USA. 4. Hocking, M.G., V.Vasantasree and P.S.Sidky, Metallic and Ceramic Coatings, 1989, Longman. 5. Kenneth Shaw, Ceramic Glazes, 1971, Elsiever Publishing Co., NY. 6. Emmanuel Cooper, The Potter Book of Glaze Recipes, 1986, B.T. Batsford Ltd, London.




The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about numerical solutions of partial differential equations.

OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about interpolation and approximation.. Have learnt about various numerical solutions for ordinary and partial differential equations. Have basic knowledge about pertubation theories.



3. Regular and singular Perturbation Theory. Advanced Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers. rational approximation 2. potential energy approach for assembly.2&3 3.NUMERICAL SOLUTIONS OF PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS Second order equations. elliptic. asymptotic matching 9 Perturbation theory. hyperbolic types using finite difference methods. International Edition 1998.R. Desai C.Jain. parabolic. 2. Bender C.S.PERTURBATION METHOD methods for linear Eigen Value problems. 25 .M and S. Jain M. uniform approximation. requirements for approximation functions. Elementary Finite Methods. Modified Euler method. NUMERICAL SOLUTIONS OF ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION Euler Method. McGraw Hill. Predictors – Corrector Methods of Miline and Adams – Bashforths. boundary conditions. Improved Euler Method. Runge Kutta Method of Second and Fourth orders. S. stress and strain relations. relations between global local coordinates.Piecewise spline approximation.Iyengar and R. global and local co-ordinates. 9 9 9 5.FINITE ELEMENT METHODS One dimensional stress deformation. principle of minimum potential energy. 4. interpolation functions.K. Numerical Methods for Simple and Engineering Computation.K.K. one dimensional problems. Perturbation TOTAL: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE: 1.A Orzag. Prentice Hall 1922 Ch. Eastern Ltd 1995.

TREATMENT AND DESIGN 9 Waste disposal and treatment for the recovery of valuable chemicals. EQUIPMENT SELECTION 9 Choice of techniques . Have basic knowledge about control procedures and various filtration techniques. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about atmospheric dispersion of pollutants. recycle systems and sustainable development. stacks for pollution control 4. bag filters. absorption system design. 3. CONTROL PROCEDURES 9 26 . 5.introductory treatment of atmospheric dispersion of pollutants . adsorption and combustion devices.POLLUTION DYNAMICS Air pollutants – transportation . design of pollution control devices.CR9153 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 3003 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about pollution and it’s control techniques. petrochemical and ceramic industries. reverse osmosis. 9 2. electrostatic precipitation. design of chimneys. 1. CONTROL TECHNIQUES AND EQUIPMNENTS 9 Counter current wet scrubber. venturi scrubber. Have learnt about various choice of equipments selection.selection of equipment for the treatment of gaseous particulate and liquid effluents of chemical.Diffusion of stack effluents.

1989. SIMULATION AND OPTIMISATION 3 0 0 3 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about Modelling. Wiley – Eastern Ltd. 4. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have basic understanding about formulation. J. Environmental Pollution Control Engineering. analytical and numerical techniques. M. Optimization and modelling of heat.M.J. high voltage transmission and safety. mass and momentum transfer operations..V.. Rao. J. Pergamon Press.S.F. legislative aspects of management. Coulson. Have basic knowledge about model discrimination.Sampling procedures. Have learnt about various optimization techniques. odours and their control. parameter estimation and transfer operations. analytical methods.Richardon. and Buomlore A..1989 CR9154 PROCESS MODELLING. and H. Vol. Air – Pollution. 3.Rao. Sinott.K.Co. C. N. 1991. Rao.1982 2. Chemical Engineering. 27 .Y.Ltd. TOTAL: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE: 1. noise pollution and abatement. Air Pollution Control Equipments.N.. and R. Prentice Hall Inc. Theodore L.6.N. Tata McGraw Hill Pub.

1989. Fluid Flow Systems. APPLICATION OF OPTIMIZATION 9 9 9 Heat transfer and energy conservation. Absorption Columns. Application and Scope Of Coverage. Evaporators. Chemical Reactor Design.F. mass and momentum transfer operations. separation techniques. Modelling of heat Exchangers. MODEL DISCRIMINATION AND PARAMETER ESTIMATIMATION Rate equations. 3. Distillation columns. Case studies. Linear and Non-Linear Regression Analysis. Analytical and numerical methods for single variable and multivariable system. TOTAL: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE: 1. Constrained optimization techniques.1.M. Smoothing Techniques. Design of Experiments. Central. Analytical and Numerical Techniques. Edgar. MASS AND MOMENTUM TRANSFER OPERATIONS 9 Review of heat. Formulation. 4. MODELLING OF HEAT. and D. Factorial. Evolutionary Operation Techniques. Membrane processes. McGraw Hill Book Co. Ordinary and Partial Differential Equation. BASIC MODELLING 9 Introduction of modeling. Spline function approximations. 28 .Himmelblau. OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES Functions. Review of Algebraic Equators. NewYork. Optimization of Chemical Processes. Fractional Design. 5. 2. T. Extractors.

Jan.L. Sep.21 1988. branch and bound method.26. 2. NewYork. 1985. 1986. Apr. MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING Introduction. April 25. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about linear programming and its branches. 1.15.18. July 14. October 26. dual simplex method. linear programming. Be capable of understanding failure distributions. McGraw Hill Book Co. Simulation and Control Engineering. 1989. 4. July 18.14. Chemical Engineering Tutorial Numerical Methods. Chemical Engineering Tutorial Statistics for Chemical Engineers. CR9155 OPERATION RESEARCH 3003 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about linear programming and the various control methods. duality.. Have learnt about various control methods and path calculations of a process in inline.21. Chemical Engineering. integer programming.10. August 17. solution by simplex methods. Mar. Nov. Process Modelling.2. Feb. Jun. 12 sensitivity analysis. Chemical Engineering.23.30. Jun. Sep. July. Sep. DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING 9 29 .3.1. Nov.23. 1987 Feb. 3. 1990. 1984. Lubeyn W.17.

General model.4.5 and 15. 1982(Ch 3. An introduction. 1972.12 and 15 except 15.Elements of DP models. Hamdej A. Chennai 12. Exponential failure distributions. 3. project control. John Wiley and Sons. 15.. 4. PERT. Bellman’s optimality criteria. Narayan Bhat. ELEMENTS OF RELIABILITY THEORY 7 8 General failure distribution of components.9. Recursion formulae. maintained and non-maintained systems.U.. ELEMENTS OF QUENING THEORY Basic elements of the Quening model. 30 . 5. Elements of Applied Stochastic Processes. TOTAL: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE: 1. probability and cost consideration in project scheduling.6). Taha. construction of the time chart and resource leveling. M/M/I and M/M/C Quenes.8. solution of multistage decision problem by DP method. 2. critical path calculation. Third Edition. Macmillan Publishing Co. Operations Research. CPM 9 Network representation of projects.4.

characterizing runaways. selecting basis of safety preventive and protective measures. its effects. leaks and detection. gas evolution. HAZARDS AND EFFECTS 10 Hazards of plant operation. Have basic knowledge about risk analysis. safety gadgets. disposals. laws of safety. process and product charges. hierarchy of options.A.C.total definition . special problem of developing countries. 2. I. checklist for safety. degree of hazard. Have learnt about various waste management techniques. fire and explosion hazards. safety and waste management together with risk analysis. absorption with chemical reaction. 2. safety checks. GENERAL 10 Safety . fire & explosions – hazards transport of chemicals with safety unforeseen deviations emergency management. relief systems. reaction hazards. application. nil hazards & alternate methods. safety based on emergency. toxic hazards. control and mitigation of gas emanations. normal reaction. safety based on containment. threshold limits. health and environ effects. format and methods. general hazards of plant operation. dispersions. accident reporting. literature calculations & explosions screening. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about hazard identification and checks for safety. 31 . operational safety procedural instructions Sla-routine checks.hazard identification.CR9156 SAFETY ENGINEERING 3003 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about hazards. planning for safety. toxic hazards.

3. Learning from Accidents. WASTE MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS 10 Storage. 4. U. Rohatga. I.Trevur Kletz Butterworths London U. hazan.K. 32 . evaluation. Institution of Chemical Engineering London U.E. TOTAL: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE: 1. documentation for hazardous chemicals. Wells G.K. central handling safety.-Enviro Hazards and Techno Legal Aspects.K.L. emergency handling. definition. mitigation.S.(1988). case histories of accidents. RISK ANALYSIS 15 Risk analysis. unintentional spills. and R. hazop.M. Ed by John Barton and Richards Rogers (1997). technical process. 5.K. accident investigation.Seagrave –Flow Sheeting for Safety. format and methods. standards. engineering. examples of hazards assessment. alternatives. explosion hazards in batch units. Bombay (1986). clean technology.(1977). Shashi Publications. containment economics. quantification-risk. nil risk quantification methods. Chemical Reaction Hazards – A Guide to Safety. waste disposal and environmental projection. initiatives.Ch. Shukla. run offs emits.K. Safety Handling of Hazardous Chemicals Enterprises. Jaipur-India(1993). probability. 3. 2. 4.London. incineration. legislation.C. examples of use of hazan.A.

cordierite and high alumina insulators. 3. barrier layer. 1. multilayer capacitors.PTC materials . 33 .BaTiO3. steatite. 9 9 9 ZnCr2O4. Fe3O4. electrical conduction. thermal and mechanical properties..CR9157 ELECTRONIC CERAMIC MATERIALS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS 3 0 0 3 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about ceramic materials used for electronic applications. glass insulators. MgCr2O4. Fe3O4. dielectric properties. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about gas sensors and fuel cells. CERAMIC INSULATORS Porcelain insulators. SrTiO3 and BLT materials. multilayer GBBL capacitors. forsterite. diffusion. single layer discrete capacitors. effect of various additives and composition on dielectric properties. CERAMIC CAPACITORS Properties of barium titanate. insulation resistance. Piezoelectric Ceramics. Have basic knowledge about insulators and capacitors.. manufacturing techniques – film cpacitors. oxide conduction. defects. low tension and high tension. THERMISTORS AND VARISTORS NTC materials: solid solutions of oxides with the spinel structure. 2. Have learnt about various thermistors and varistors.

properties and applications. 2.principles of operation. fuel cells – principle of operation . M. Buchanan. properties and applications. properties and applications.H.C. Moulson.M.Zirconia and titania based gas sensors. various types of PZT and PLZT devices. London. Chapman and Hall. PMMN their properties and applications. 5. R. B. 5.L. 1993. TOTAL : 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1.. Ferroelectric Ceramics. high temperature fuel cell. effect of additives. Steele. GAS SENSORS AND FUEL CELLS 9 9 Sensors – principle. PMN. 4. Ceramic Materials for Electronics. Elseiver Applied Science. 4. applications. Setter.J. N. PIEZO – ELECTRIC CERAMICS. Marcel Dekker. 3. and E. fuel cell reaction. carbon-oxygen.C.L. actuators. Birkhauser Verlag. humidity sensors. Base. 1986. London. hydrogen oxygen fuel cell. NY..Colla. Electronic Ceramics.. types. A. Herbert.Electronic Ceramics.. Levinson. 34 . ZnO varistors. Electroceramics. Preparation of various types of PZT ceramics. hydrazine and ammonia fuel cells. types . 1988. 1991. and J. Marcel Dekker. NY. 1990.

applications. PLASTIC REFRACTORIES. principle and applications. properties and applications of monolithics and castables. Have a better understanding on the use of plastic refractories. Dry vibratables – introduction. Have studied the wear mechanisms that cause failure in a monolithic lining and the methods to test a monolithic. properties and applications. ramming and gunning mixes as monolithic materials. types – conventional castables. Have a clear idea on the methods of installing different monolithic materials. COATINGS AND DRY VIBRATABLES characteristics. 35 . 4. 3. CASTABLES 10 Introduction. low cement castables. 1. manufacture. ultra low cement castables. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • • • Have learnt the types of castables. its composition and characteristics. composition. composition. Ramming mix – manufacture. Have studied about the composition and characteristics of mortars. Gunning mix – manufacture. characteristics and applications. characteristics and applications. characteristics. RAMMING AND GUNNING MIXES 10 Plastic refractories – introduction. pumpable castables – manufacture. MONOLITHIC INSTALLATION 10 7 Mortars – introduction. 2. characteristics. Coatings – introduction. characteristics and applications. the application design and the lining materials used while laying monolithics. coatings and dry vibratables. Other castables – insulating castables. cement free castables – manufacture. composition. MORTARS. classification.CR9158 AIM MONOLITHICS AND CASTABLES 3003 The course is aimed to enable the students to have a sound knowledge about the types.

3. plastic refractories.. trough lining. 5.N. erosion. Total : 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. Recent Progress in Castable Refractories. Japan Co.. Ltd. corrosion. Norton F. 2. New York. 4th Edn. Tokyo. Application designs – blast furnace trough design. steel fibre reinforcements. Tests done on monolithics – chemical analysis. electric arc furnace. Marcel Dekker Inc. tundish. Refractories. Taikabutsu 1995.H. Akira Nishikawa. Ltd.1. strength. CR9159 ABRASIVES 3003 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about classification of abrasives and importance of grinding and polishing. Technology of Monolithic Refractories. 36 . ramming mix and gunning mix.Drying and heating up of installed monolithic lining. Overseas Vol.. corrosion. penetration. 4. spalling. Japan. Plibrico. Subrata Banerjee. Monolithic Refractories. Techno Japan. Nandi D. Ltd..9 No. New Delhi.Schacht. 1991. density. Charles A.. Fuji Marketing Research Co.. 1984. Linings in installation – anchors.Methods of installations of castables. 1998. Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. and form design. 6. abrasion. Handbook of Refractories. McGraw Hill Book Co. 5. 2004. high temperature properties. World Scientific Publishing Co. steel ladle. 1968. WEAR MECHANISMS AND TESTING 8 Wear mechanisms – introduction. Refractories Handbook. Pte. porosity.

characteristics like hardness. speed. metal and oxychloride. Types of bonds – vitrified. and platens. 2. Bonded wheel manufacture with different bonds and their characteristics. resinoid. individual disc coating and types of coating. Adhesives classification. structure.OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • • Have a basic understanding about contact wheels. pads. characteristics. 1. drying and humidification. hardness.quality control and testing. flap wheels . Have learnt in detail about coated abrasives. Have basic knowledge about grinding and polishing Have learnt in detail about bonded abrasives. silicate. types. maker coating. their Abrasive grains 9 – – 9 classification. shellac. fibre. 3. Backings – cloth. choice and uses. BONDED ABRASIVES 9 9 Abrasive grain type and characteristics required for bonded abrasives. belt tension etc. their characteristics . toughness etc. backing. sizer coating. characteristics. belt tension. forms of coated abrasives . Other types of wheels – Diamond wheels. Factors determining grinding action – characteristics of abrasive grain. dressing and protection of contact wheels.cloth contact wheels.belt making. disc punching. rubber. – definition. Shapes and sizes of wheels. bond type. sheet cutting. INTRODUCTION Abrasives paper. 4. applications. COATED ABRASIVES Raw material selection and preliminary treatments. face serrations. abrasive coating – methods – continuous . rolls. shape. flexing. rubber contact wheels. combination characteristics. mounted wheels 37 . METHODS OF USING COATED ABRASIVES Contact wheels . reinforced wheels.drums. classification. wheel diameter.

whiskers and fibres with their properties. centre less grinding. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • Have a basic understanding about whiskers and their forming mechanism. Have learnt about various fibres. The Grinding Wheel. wheel wear. 4. TOTAL : 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. Cleaveland. The Grinding Wheel Institute. types. NY. Super Abrasive Grinding.Schleicher. abrasives chosen. Kenneth B.2. Metzger J. their properties and applications. Ohio. grade selection. chemical reactions. 1982. manufacturing routes and applications. CR9160 CERAMIC FIBRES AND COMPOSITES 3 0 0 3 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about composites. Abrasive Methods Engineering. 2. types and purpose.5. Francis T. Cambridge. Ohio. Types of grinding – cylindrical grinding. Coes L Jr. surface grinding. Vol. 5. 1980. UK. The Institute of Materials. Cleaveland. Polishing – definition. FUNDAMENTALS OF GRINDING AND POLISHING 9 Grinding wheel – definition. grinding chips. 1976.Farago. 1971. 6. 3. William F. Grinding fluids – properties. Abrasive. 1993. New York.Lewis. 1986. internal grinding. Butterworths. Coated Abrasives – Modern Tool of Industry.. Cutting Tools. Industrial Press Inc. 38 . Edwards R.L. Springer Verlag. Coated Abrasive Manufacturer’s Institute. chemical grinding aids..

fibre length.• Have basic knowledge about manufacturing of composites. oxidation resistance. 39 9 9 9 9 . CHARACTERIZATION Physical – density. pitch based . MMC – manufacturing. – glass fibres – 9 Introduction – difference between material in bulk form and fibre form – types manufacture & applications – carbon fibres – PAN based. properties & applications – carbon – carbon composites. WHISKERS Whisker forming mechanism. interlaminar shear stress. fracture toughness. thermal conductivity. grades of carbon fibres. 1. properties and application. VLS. mullite. REFRACTORY FIBRES Alumina silicate. silica. flexural.. fibre orientation. vapor grown – manufacture (PAN based). Chawla. 4. microstructure evaluation. COMPOSITES – TEAM WORK & SYNERGY IN MATERIALS Introduction to composite materials – classification – PMC. pore size distribution. fibre manufacturing process. 3. porosity.K. CVD. . interface characteristics. XRD. NY. boron carbide and strontium hexa-aluminate whiskers and platelets microstructure. silicon carbide. structure. 1993. TOTAL : 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. 2. charpy test. Chapman & Hall.K. properties and applications silicon carbide fibre – manufacturing process – CVD. Thermal – thermal expansion coefficient. hybrid composites 5. zirconia and boron. CERAMIC FIBRES of fibres – fibre flexibility -fibre manufacturing technology. Ceramic Matrix Composites. electrical conductivity. polymer pyrolysis . applications. alumina. fibre concentration. Mechanical – tensile. CMC.

Ashes. Noyes Publications. Glagow. Glass Formation – atomistic hypothesis of glass formation. 40 .2.S. 5. 1990.G. GLASS FORMATION Definition. New Jersey. 1989. K. Have basic knowledge about forming and annealing processes Have learnt about the properties and applications of special glasses. J. RAW MATERIALS AND BATCH PREPARATION 9 Raw materials – Handling and storage –Briquetting and Pelletizing – Batch charging. properties and applications of glass. Technomic Publishing Co. kinetic approach to glass formation. Have learnt about various fuels and glass melting furnaces. NY.. Fibre Reinforced Ceramic Composites. 1987. Structures of glasses – fundamental laws. 2. Blackie. Mazdiyasmi. Phase diagrams of glass forming oxide systems – CaO-Al2O3-SiO2. 1992. Murray. K. 4. 3.G.. Inc. Ceramic-Matrix Composites. Academic Press. Na2O-CaO-SiO2 etc. Richard Warren. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • • Have a basic understanding about raw materials and batch charging. CR9161 GLASS ENGINEERING 3 0 0 3 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge on manufacture. Glass compositions – Glass Batch Calculation.H. structural models for silicate glasses. elements of structural models for glasses. Fundamentals Principles of Fibre Reinforced Composites.. 10 1. High Performance Fibre Composites.

NY. 3. electric boosting in tank furnace. Electric tank furnace – design & operation. 1990. FORMING PROCESS 9 Forehearth & Feeder. The Royal Society of Chemistry. Handbook of Glass Manufacture. Introduction to Glass Science & Technology. Vol I&II. physical vapour deposition process. Construction & Operation. blow & blow. photosensitive glass. Annealing – Importance – Strain release – Annealing cycle – Annealing lehr.V.B. IS machine. Major reactions and physiochemical changes during glass melting. chemical vapour deposition. bulbs & tubes. 7 41 . glass fibers. Tank furnace – types. 2001. 2. decorated glasses. Proceedings of the First Conference of the European Society of Glass Science and Technology. 4. sealing glass. A. Handbook of Ceramic Glasses & Diamonds. hand operations. flatware – sheet glass. Chemistry of Glasses. Heat recovery systems.Shelby. laminated glass. patterned glass. 2nd Edn. Paul.. Hollow ware – press & blow. Ogden Publishing Co. Society of Glass Technology. Society of Glass Technology. design & construction. refractories used. tempered glass. Fundamentals of Glass Manufacturing Process 1991. neutral glass. vycor & micro porous glass. electrodes used. 1991. glass ceramic. Glass Furnaces-Design. 1990. 5. float glass. 5. 4. Wolfgang Trier. Tooley F. Volf V. Technical Approach to Glass. plate glass. 1997.3. Chapman & Hall. 2000. Elsevier. McGraw Hill. TOTAL: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. Charles A Harper. James E. SPECIAL TREATMENTS Mirror. GLASS MELTING FURNACES 10 Construction and operation of pot furnace and day tank furnace. 7. 6. 1960.

corundum – Manufacturing of synthetic materials . properties and applications 3. Have learnt about various choice of refractory for kiln furniture.CR9162 ADVANCED REFRACTORY ENGINEERING 3 0 0 3 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about refractory for various industries and conservation. zircon. borides refractories – Manufacturing Process. properties and applications.APPLICATIONS Application of sintering. properties and applications Non oxides . manufacturing steps. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about applications of refractories in steel. carbides. 2. glass industries. Have basic knowledge about energy conservation using ceramic fibres. advantages of monolithic refractories over shaped refractories . detailed study of raw materials. alumina – carbon – manufacturing process.nitrides. Properties and applications 4. 1. MONOLITHIC REFRACTORIES 10 Different kinds of monolithic refractories . microstructure and phase diagram of refractories 9 42 . OXIDE AND NON OXIDE REFRACTORIES 9 Oxides – Zirconia . cement. CARBON BASED REFRACTORIES 9 Magnesia – carbon .

Chester. Plibrico. USA. Robert E. Pittsburgh. Chester. Sheffield. and the temperature measurement methods. 2. RECENT TRENDS Recent trends of application of refractories to secondary steel making. Have studied the different types of furnaces and their operation. CR9163 AIM FUELS.5.1990. their construction and working. 1973. J.4. Westerville. fertilizer .H. Modern Refractories Practice. 5. 43 .H. 3.. Production and Properties. Japan.. Ceramic Transaction Vol.. 4. Advances in Refractory Technology. Iron and Steel Institute. London. Handbook of Monolithics. The United Steel Companies LTD. 1980.. Ohio. American Ceramic Society. Refractories. petrochemical and steel plant industries 9 TOTAL : 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. 1961.. 1973. Have a better knowledge on different types of kilns. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a thorough knowledge on the different types of fuels and burners used based on the fuel type and the types of flame produced from burners. J.Fisher. Second Ed. Habbison Walker Comp. Steel Plant Refractories.. UK. continous casting. FURNACES AND PYROMETRY 3 0 0 3 The course is aimed to enable the students to have a thorough knowledge on the fuels used and equipments involved in firing of a ceramic article.

PYROMETRY 9 Introduction and thermometry. 3. producer gas. coal washing. combustion processes of solid. reheating furnace. KILNS 9 Introduction. Liquid fuels – liquid petroleum products. shuttle kiln. electric furnace. manufacture of coke and recovery by products. chamber kiln. thermocouples. synthetic liquid fuels. heat work recorders – Segar cone. classification and description of different types of furnaces– metal heating furnaces. unit melters and smelters. radiation pyrometers. TOTAL: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 44 . high pressure burner for liquid fuels. coke oven batteries. FURNACES 9 Introduction. 5. water gas. burning velocity. muffle furnace. Gaseous fuels – LPG. continuous kiln. working. 1. rotary kiln. agro based fuels and its qualities. BURNERS AND COMBUSTION 9 Burner – classification. sintering furnace. muffle kiln. blending. roller kiln. low temperature measurement. low pressure burner for gaseous fuel. definition. coal. bio fuels. liquid. FUELS 9 Definition. Hoffman’s kiln – principle. glass tank furnace. Watkin recorders. advantage & disadvantage of different burners. materials used in foundation and construction. gaseous fuels. pulverized coal. continuous furnace. tunnel kiln.• Have a clear understanding on the temperature and heat measurement techniques in kilns and furnaces. laminar & turbulent. blast furnace. Buller rings. control of combustion process. atomization. Air requirement. crucible furnaces. carbonization of coal. temperature control. premixed & diffusion. combustion stoichiometry. 2. Flames – nature of flames. Solid fuels – wood. chamber furnace. classification – draught kiln. other gaseous fuels – characterization of coal. Holdcroft’s bar. top hat kiln. definition. 4.

1974 CR9164 QUALITY CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT IN CERAMIC INDUSTRIES 3003 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about standardization. Om Prakash Gupta. Suryanarayana A. Have basic knowledge about quality cost and preparation of quality manual. quality and preparation of quality manual to keep up with the best end use property. Elements of Fuels. 1995. 1991. 5.K. Paris. Orient Longman.. Furnaces and Refractories.1. 2. Refractories and Pyrometry. Pennsylvania. Have learnt about various tools for quality control. 4. 1. New Delhi. 2nd Edn. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about concepts of quality and standardization. Khanna Publishers. Robert D. 3. Combustion Engineering and Fuel Technology. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.V.Reed. CONCEPTS OF STANDARDISATION 9 45 .K. Kilns: Design. Chilton Book Co. Daniel Rhodes. Bombay. Gulf Publishing Co. 1974. Shaha A. 6. Furnaces.. Furnace Operation. Fuels and Combustion.. 2005.. Construction and Operation. Fuels. BS Publications. Samir Sarkar. 1990.

economic benefits of standardization. Juran. 1988.. Guide on Company Standardization by Institute of Standards Engineers. TOOLS OF QUALITY CONTROL Tools of quality management. Quality Control Handbook. CONCEPTS OF QUALITY 9 Definition of quality. key terms of quality systems. concepts of TQC. management. NY.Sinha and Walten W. JIT.O. quality circles. HRD in quality management. M. 2. 4. quality related terminology. John Wiley & Sons.M. TOTAL : 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. QUALITY COST Quality improvement. 5. quality management and its relationship to overall management. J. external quality audit.N.. quality management.Historical development of standards. (Ed) Excellence Through Quality and Reliability. 1985. assurance and audit as per ISO 9000 guidelines. techniques. formulation. concepts and management of quality assurance. McGraw Hill Book Co. 2. 4th Edition. The Management of Quality Assurance. TQM. Applied Statistic Centre.. NY. quality certification. 9 9 9 46 . Madras. and F.Deming’s 14 point Management Concept. 1989. KANBAN.Willborn. PREPARATION OF QUALITY MANUAL Internal quality audit. Dr.M. 1989. Madhav N. quality loop. Gryna. Murthy. quality system. continuous improvement. Jr. quality system maintenance. 3. 4. 3. audit management. aims. implementation of company standards.

1986 (Division of United Nations) – Published in India by CMTI – Perfect Machine Tool Trust. Have studied about the different bioactive coatings. CALCIUM PHOSPHATE CERAMICS 9 47 . CR9165 AIM BIO CERAMICS 3 0 0 3 The course is aimed to enable the students to have a sound knowledge about the applications of ceramic materials in biological field. Have a complete knowledge about the various calcium phosphate based ceramic materials along with the preparation. Biological performance of the materials. ISO 9000 Compendium. Invitro and invivo test methods of implant materials. bio metals. MATERIALS IN MEDICINE 9 Implant areas – dental. Bangalore in Association With National Centre for Quality Management. Vision 2000. body reaction to implant materials – corrosion. Total Quality Control at Enterprise Level BY International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/GATT/GENEVA). properties and applications. 6. 1992. Case Postale 56. Switzerland. International Organization for Standardization. surface active ceramics.67. Implant materials – bio polymers. Have studied about the different bioactive glasses and glass ceramic materials. 2. orthopedic. biodegradation and biocompatibility. 1. Have studied about the different bioactive composites. CH-1211-Geneve 20. 101722. ISBN 92. resorbable ceramics. ceramic implants – porous ceramics. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • • • Have learnt the various applications of ceramic materials in the medical field.5.

SiC whisker reinforced hydroxyapatite and bioactive glass ceramics. High strength bioactive glass ceramics – mechanical and biological properties. Bioactive Ceramics. Hans Bach. Butterworth – Heinemann Ltd. Yamamura T. Calcium phosphate bone cements – preparation. BIOACTIVE GLASSES AND GLASS CERAMICS 9 Surface active glasses. bioactive glass – preparation. Plenum Press. Springer. BIOACTIVE COMPOSITES 9 Hydroxyapatite composites with zirconia. CRC Press. bonding mechanism to living tissue – interfacial bonding. Hench L. 4. Academic 48 . mechanical properties and biological performance of tri calcium phosphate.B. 1991. 1990. biphasic calcium phosphate.). Hydroxyapatite coated metal implants – coating methods. zirconia toughened and bioactive glass ceramics. Biomaterials: An Interfacial Approach. Vol I & II. bone bonding mechanism. mechanism of surface apatite formation. alumina and titania – preparation and properties.L and Ethridge E. 5.C. bioglass-hydroxyapatite composites. Total Number of Periods : 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. 1979. characterization and properties. tetra calcium phosphate. compositional dependence. Oxford. 1995. Bonfield V.E (eds. Low Thermal Expansion Glass Ceramics.H and Tanner K. Bioglass and bioactive glass ceramics coating over metals and alloys. mechanical properties. Boca Raton. 4. hydroxyapatite and other phosphates. BIOACTIVE COATINGS 9 Importance of bioactive coatings. Park J. Vol4. 3. setting behavior and bio compatibility. properties. Hastings C. 3. CRC Handbook of Bioactive Ceramics. 5. New York. carbon composites. Biomaterials: An Introduction..L and Wilson J. Doped bioactive glasses. 2.Chemistry of calcium phosphate bio ceramics – preparation. Hench L.

laminated glass. 4. crystal nucleation in glass. CR9166 AIM SPECIAL GLASSES 3003 The course is aimed to enable the students to have a thorough knowledge about the special applications of glasses in various fields. OPTICAL GLASSES 9 Manufacture of crown and flint glass – ophthalmic glass filters – photo chromic glass – laser glass – electro chromic glass – GRIN lenses and components – chalcogenide. types and applications of optical glasses. their applications and quality control. 1. Optical fibres – optical properties of fibres. Have learnt the composition. GLASS FIBRES 9 Composition for fibre glass. nucleating agent. machinable glass ceramics. Have studied the manufacture. manufacturing process and applications. 1982. 2. heat treatment schedule. New York. and their applications. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • • • Have a clear understanding on the types and properties of heat resistant and safety glasses. Have a knowledge on the methods and types of coatings on glass. HEAT RESISTANT AND SAFETY GLASSES 9 Borosilicate glasses – pyrex glass and jona type.Press. Safety glasses – toughened glass. 49 . applications. silica based glass fibres – applications in optical communication. chalcohallide and halide glasses – applications in optical components. Have studied the composition of glass fibres and optical fibres. 3. composition – fabrication of laboratory ware – vycor glass. GLASS CERAMICS 9 Glass composition. microstructure and properties. preparation and properties of glass ceramics. glass wool.

RADIOGRAPHIC TESTING 50 12 . limitations & advantages – development and detection of large flux – longitudinal and circular magnetization – demagnetization. Have learnt about how to manage a business unit. 1992. SURFACE NDT METHODS 7 Introduction. 5. Glasses and Glass Ceramics. 1995. quality control of coated glass. 4. applications of coated glasses.J. Hans Bach. Chapman and Hall. NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING 3003 1. 1996. characteristics of coated glass. Philips C.5. Low Thermal Expansion Glass Ceramics. 1960. Have a basic knowledge about establishment of a business.Plaender. 2. CR9167 AIM The course is aimed to enable the students to have a basic knowledge about the various non-destructive methods of testing. High Performance Glasses. 2. chemical vapour deposition. London. Cable M and Parker M. Have some basic concepts about promotion of entrepreneurship and practical knowledge about some case studies.J. Lewis M. Its Industrial Applications.H. Springer.fracture mechanics concept of design and the role of NDT.life extension and life prediction. Schott Guide to Glass. NY.penetrant testing and magnetic particle testing .. NY. Total Number of Periods: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • Have studied the basic concepts of non-destructive testing and surface NDT methods • • • • Have learnt about small business and preparation of feasibility chart. Chapman and Hall. discontinuities and defects/flaws.Definition of terms. Reinhold Publishing Co. Types of coatings. 1989. Heinz G. Chapman and Hall. COATED GLASS 9 Coating methods – physical vapour deposition.basic principle. 3. Glass.

skin effectinspection frequency. 4. frequency and wavelength.types of circuitReference pieces. ULTRASONIC TESTING 10 Ultrasonic waves.calculation of exposure for X-ray and gamma rays.Principle of pulse echo method. wall thickness measurement. Dainty.piezoelectric and magnetostriction methods.range and choice of frequency. 8th Edn.testing of composites. McMillan Education Ltd. Metals Park.image quality indicators and their use in radiography.Hull and V.Equipment – examples.films and fluorescent screens.reflection and transmission.coil impedance.film radiography. Volume 2. Total Number of Periods: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1.photo elasticityevaluation procedure.non-imaging detectors.methods of Ultrasonic testing. EDDY CURRENT TESTING 8 Introduction.principles of eddy current inspection.phase analysis-display methods-typical application of eddy current techniques.coil arrangements . Non Destructive Testing.near and far field effects and attenuation. 1984.inspection probes.velocity.film radiography detectors. Springer – Verlag. period. recording medium.Holographic NDT procedure.John.rail road inspection. 5. 1968.normal and angle probes. 3. Ohio. attenuation and differential attenuationinteraction of radiation with matter – radiographic testing – principle and mechanism. New York.acoustic emission testing.optical methods of NDT. 2. properties. gamma ray – x-ray generation.principle and applications.quality factors. ASTM. OTHER METHODS 7 Imaging. Laser Speckle & Related Phenomena. 51 . B. spectrum.x-ray.equipment controls. 3.generation.conductivity of a materialmagnetic properties.lift off factor and edge effects.on-line monitoring or continuous surveillance and application in materials science.Speckle phenomenonspeckle interferometry-speckle shear interferometry.application of AET. Metals Handbook.Electromagnetic spectrum – sources .

operating characteristics.microwave sintering. NY.klystron and magnetron. 5.4. Mc Gonnagle. 52 .propagation factor and skin depth. INTRODUCTION 9 Dielectric Behavior of materials. CR9168 MICROWAVE PROCESSING OF CERAMICS AIM 3003 The course is aimed to enable the students to the basic concepts about processing the ceramic materials in microwave atmosphere.heat and mass transfer phenomena. 1983.power dissipation.batch system.protection system. MICROWAVE HEATING CIRCUIT 9 Power sources. tuning and machining. Industrial Microwave Heating. 4.frequency band. Have studied the industrial applications of microwave processing.. Have studied the hazard and safety of microwave processing. 3. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • Have learnt the introduction about microwave processing.C and Meredith RJ. INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS 9 Microwave drying.power transfer.high frequency breakdown phenomena. Total Number of Periods: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1.comparison with pilot heating. HAZARDS AND SAFETY 9 Exposure standards.continuous flow system.safety precautions.multimode applications.leakage from industrial equipment. 1. W.automatic control of the process.wall loss. UK. Non-destructing testing methods.automation.J. Mc Graw Hill Co. Metaxas A. APPLICATION TYPES 9 Travelling wave applicators. Have learnt the applicator types of microwave. • • • • Have learnt the concepts of microwave heating circuit. 1961. Peter Peregrinus Ltd.application to laboratory models and pilot system.uniformity of heating..industrial. 2.temperature distribution.

aerospace nuclear propulsion technology. Binner J. FUELS 9 Methods of production and properties.reflectors and structural materials. Snyder W. Sintering Technology.H.radiation hazards and prevention.ordinary water moderated reactors.heavy water cooled and moderated reactors. thorium oxide. SPACE CERAMICS 9 Materials aspects of missile and satellite re entry. 1. 5. Noyes Publications. auxiliary space powder devices.disposal. • • • • Have learnt about the nuclear reactors. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • Have studied the basic concepts of nuclear physics.nuclear reactionsnuclear fission.encapsulation.F and Johnson D.nuclear stability. Have studied the basics about space ceramics. 4.rocket nozzle technology. Sutton W. Have studied in detail about the production and properties of various fuels. FUNDAMENTALS OF NUCLEAR CERAMICS 9 Atomic structure. reprocessing techniques. uranium oxide.ICRP recommendations. Pittsburgh. Total Number of Periods: 45 53 .the space environment and its effects. 1990. Iskander M. 1991.nuclear fusion. 1996.radio activity. beryllium oxides. RADIATION PROTECTION 9 Types of waste. binding energy. Marcel Dekker.design. NUCLEAR REACTORS 9 Types of reactors. Inc. Have studied about the radiation protection.coolants.2.G.nuclear energy and nuclear forces. MRS.radiation dose units.atomic number.L (Ed). spent fuel characteristics. 2.P (Ed).mass number. Volume I. construction and control of nuclear reactorsmoderators. Volume I & II. nuclear fuel cycle. 3. 3. CR9169 AIM NUCLEAR AND SPACE CERAMICS 3003 The course is aimed to enable the students to the basic concepts of ceramic materials used for nuclear and space applications. Microwave Processing of Materials. Randall M German. New Jersey.isotopes. Advanced Ceramic Processing and Technology. 4.B.

calandrias and extended surface equipments. ENERGY BALANCE IN FURNACE of furnaces – heat balance. London. single pass 1-1. Chapman and Hall. NY. Norton. Benedict M and Pigter T. 54 . Terpstra. extended surface equipments – types. Nanotechnology. Fine Ceramics. Gan-Moog. boilers. 1995. Have learnt the types.A. 3. American Chemical Society. multi pass 1-2 & 2-4. 1996. design and construction of regenerators. HEAT EXCHANGERS 9 Temperature and thermal conditions in furnace. Boilers and calandrias. 5. Merrite L. furnace productivity. 1981. Have learnt the types. OJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • • • Have a thorough knowledge on thermal operation of furnaces. 1970. design and construction of recuperators. Nuclear Chemical Engineering. Have understood the methods of minimizing heat loss and heat consumption in furnace by proper design. 2. Ceramic Processing. Have studied the various heat exchange equipments like heat exchangers. Basic Principles of Nuclear Science and Reactors. Heat transfer coefficients in heat exchangers. McGraw Hill. calculation of thermal operation 9 Definition. 2. efficiency and calculation. McGraw Hill. 4. types of exchangers – parallel & counter flow exchangers. HEAT RECOVERY SYSTEMS 3 0 0 3 1.H. Wiley Eastern. 1977. CR9170 AIM The course is aimed to enable the students to have a sound knowledge about the methods to recover the waste heat from furnaces and also methods to minimize wastage of heat. F.BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1.C. chow and Kenneth E Gonslaves. Technology and Applications.

H and Green D (eds). 7th Edn.McGraw-Hill. types of recuperators. 55 . 3. Advances in Refractory Technology. 2.A and Glinkov G. Perry R. REGENERATORS of construction and applications. REFERENCE BOOKS: 1. A General Theory of Furnaces. coatings. 1990. 5. McGraw Hill International Edition. New York. materials 8 Principle of operation.M. 4th Edn. 6th Edn. Refractories and their Uses.Fisher (ed). 4.Smith and Peter Harriott. Vol I. Mir Publishers.3. Shaw K. App. Perry’s Chemical Engineers’ Handbook. Moscow. low thermal mass Total Number of Periods: 45 TEXT BOOKS: 1. American Ceramic Society. 1972. comparison 8 Prevention of energy loss in furnace – insulation. 2005. design.. design and applications.McCabe. Glinkov M.. Robert E. design and construction. 1980. 4. Ceramic Transaction Vol 4. UK. Julian C. types of regenerators. RECUPERATORS over regenerator. ENERGY CONSERVATION DESIGNS materials – importance. 2. Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering. applications. 1984. Warren L. Science Publishers. Industrial Furnaces. 11 Principle of operation.

DETERMINATION OF PHYSICAL PROPERTIES 9 Shrinkage – Drying.CR9171 AIM CERAMIC CALCULATIONS 3 0 0 3 The course is aimed to enable the students to have a basic knowledge about the methods of calculating the various ceramic properties. Firing. Have learnt to calculate the properties of ceramic bodies. GLAZE CALCULATIONS 9 Molecular weights – formula and use of chemical equations – oxides – percentage composition and formula – calculation of a recipe from a simple glaze formula – given the recipe of a glaze calculate the formula – synthesis of a fritted 56 . 3. Have learnt to formulate glaze batches by varying the parameters. proximate analysis. Have learnt to calculate the properties of suspensions. true. 9 1. Moisture content – relationship between percentage moisture content and volume shrinkage . stone and feldspar -mica convention – substitution of clays in body recipes – triangular plot.specific gravity – effect of porosity on the function of ceramic materials – pore structure density – apparent volume – true volume – apparent solid volume. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • • • Have learnt the basic methods of calculating the properties of ceramic raw materials. sealed pores. ULTIMATE & RATIONAL ANALYSIS Ultimate analysis. wet measurement – effect of specific gravity – density of the body slip – dimensions of the mixing ark –adjustments to the wet recipe – addition of body stain.loss on ignition – density . porosity – apparent. 2. Volume. Have learnt to formulate glass batches. rational analysis of clay. 4. Total. CALCULATIONS OF BODY & SUSPENSIONS 9 Density of a slip – calculations relating to mixtures of solid particles and water – dilution problems – Brongniarts Formula – dry measurement.

NY. Johns Hill. manufacturing process and mechanism of hydration of cement. Terpstra.V. John Wiley and Sons.Radford. 7. John Wiley & Sons. 1960. 3. Vol I&II. 6. Ogden Publishing Co. Ceramic Tests and Calculations.Pincus. quality control and types of cement. The Chemistry of Ceramics. R. GLASS CALCULATIONS 9 Determination of molecular formula of glass from chemical composition of the glass and from glass batch – determination of batch from molecular formula of glass – determination of batch from the given chemical composition. 1980. 1995. Calculations in Ceramics. Melting Furnace Operation in the Glass Industry.glaze – given the recipe calculate the formula for a fritted glaze – calculation of the percentage composition of the mill batch 5. 57 . Chapmann and Hall. Handbook of Glass Manufacture.Andrews. Have studied the different types of cements and their characteristics. properties and different types of concrete. Handbook of Glass Technology 4. A. Have learnt the tests done on cement and the quality control procedures.. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have studied the raw materials. 1965.I. 5.Charan. Alexis G.Griffiths & C. 1996. R. Hiraoki Yanagida. 1928. Magazines for Industry Inc. Total Number of Periods: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. Tooley F.. NY. and preparation. 2. CR9172 AIM CEMENT AND CONCRETE 3 0 0 3 The course is aimed to enable the students to have a complete knowledge on the manufacture. Ceramic Processing.

TYPES OF CEMENT 10 Types of Portland cement. blast furnace slag cement. manufacturing process. abrasion resistance. characteristics.M. 2.. sulphate resisting cement. Pearson Education. 3. influence of minor components. penetration of X-ray. Recent advances in concretes – types.Barnes (Editors). white and coloured cement. shrinkage.M. moisture movement. 1. P. Concrete Technology.Monteiro. 2002. 58 . setting time.Hewlett (Editor). thermal expansion.• • Have learnt the types of aggregates and admixtures used for concrete making and the preparation of a concrete mixture. hydrophobic cement. soundness. CEMENT 7 Raw materials. significance. procedure. A. permeability. Bensted and P. high alumina cement. 2006. 4th Edn. Properties of Concrete. 1998.M. 3. Spon Press. Total Number of Periods : 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. Admixtures – types. Quality control – litre-weight test. 2nd Edn. electrical properties. Pearson Education. freeze-thaw resistance. Have understood the different properties of concrete and the testing methods of the same. fire resistance. 1995. characteristics. Elsevier. 4.. Composition of cement phases – effect of composition on burnability of clinker. Kumar Mehta and Paulo J. trief cement. PROPERTIES OF CONCRETE 10 Strength. Hydration of cement.Brooks. Proportioning of concrete mixtures – consideration... Tata McGraw Hill. water proof cement. 4th Edn. microscopic and X-ray investigation of clinker materials. 2. strength of cement. Peter C. Structure and Performance of Cements. 5. 3rd Edn. oil well cement. 5. TESTING AND QUALITY CONTROL 8 Tests on properties of cement – consistency of standard paste.J. J. A. Properties and Materials. characteristics. 1987. super sulphate cement. CONCRETES 10 Aggregates – types. creep.Neville. Lea’s Chemistry of Cement and Concrete. Concrete – Microstructure.Neville and J. 4.

freeze drying. densification in kilns. CVD. consolidation of ceramic fibres and whiskers. doctor blade processing. super plastic forming. Marcel Dekker Inc. Multifunctional Cement Based Materials. Chung. 2003. slip casting. injection molding. CR9173 MANUFACTURING AND TESTING OF STRUCTURAL CERAMICS 3003 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about powder processing. Sol-Gel. self propagating high temperature synthesis. Deborah DL. ceramic coating . diffusion bonding. vacuum joints. 59 . grinding and milling. pressure assisted sintering. POWDER PROCESSING AND SHAPE FORMING PROCESSES agglomeration and de agglomeration. precipitation. polishing and testing. effect of sintering variables. Have basic knowledge about ceramic machining and surface finishing techniques. 9 9 surface finishing properties. hot isostatic pressing. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about powder making and densification. machining. mechanical joints. joining by laser. CERAMIC MACHINING AND SURFACE FINISHING Surface grinding and mechanical polishing.. 2. non-abrasive finishing.joining of ceramics. DENSIFICATION Solid state and liquid state sintering. Have learnt about various inspection and testing methods to maintain the standards.6. 3. 1. forming from vapour phase. effect of 9 Spray drying.

ASTM. Forming Shaping and Working of High Performance Ceramics. Academic Press. Inc. 5. SEM. Processing and use in design. IEC. special acceptance tests. Boston. London.. 1976. ultrasonic technique. Modern Ceramic Engineering Properties..J. Richardson. M.F.E. EN and NEMA. 2.W. NY.4. TOTAL : 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 1. Characterization of Ceramics.Y. 1992. D. Loehman..J and N. R. Wang. Rahaman. ISO.A.N. Marcel Dekker.. F. manufacturing system standards and standardizations. Vol. 3... 1995. INSPECTION AND TESTING Visual inspection.. ButterwothHeinemann.. TEM laser and acoustic imaging. non-destructive evaluation using X-Ray technique. 60 . intrinsic and extrinsic defects. microwave technique. McColm. Blackie. Ceramic Fabrication Processes. STANDARDS 9 9 Product standards and standardization. I. Inc. DIN. BS. Clark. 1993. 4. Treatise on Materials Science and Technology. NY. NY. Marcel Dekker. failure analysis. 5. Ceramic Processing and Sintering.

dependence of mechanical and thermal properties on microstructure. thermal shock resistance. wear. development of microstructure. optical and chemical applications of structural ceramics.CR9174 PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS OF STRUCTURAL CERAMICS 3003 AIM The course is aimed to impart basic knowledge about structural ceramics. and applications. mechanical shock. 2. its properties. hardness. 3. microstructure in glass ceramics. MICROSTRUCTURE Quantitative analysis of texture. oxidation. 9 9 61 . creep. pressure and sintering. thermal conductivity. nature of grain boundaries. tensile and flexural strength. Have basic knowledge about mechanical. 1. MECHANICAL PROPERTIES AT ROOM TEMPERATURE Elastic modulus. Have learnt about elastic modulus. grain growth. etc. long term stability under severe environmental conditions. tensile & flexural strength (ASTM Standard). fracture. nature of grain boundaries. thermal shock resistance. toughening of ceramics. fatigue. effect of 9 particle size. OBJECTIVES On completion of the course the students are expected to • • • Have a basic understanding about microstructure. MECHANICAL PROPERTIES AT ELEVATED TEMPERATURES Thermal expansion.

2. Ohio. The Institute of Ceramics Shelton. Marcel Dekker. ceramic membranes..P.Taylor (Ed). Nuclear Waste Management 3. rolling element bearings. Ales Koller. Stock On. Elsevier.. ButterworthHeinemann.4. Structural Ceramics.E. Amsterdam. nuclear fuels and fuel cell. lamp envelops.B. USA. Characterization of Ceramics. Vol. Wachtmen.8 1986. Richardson D. gas turbine. Vol.9. 1989.. Boston. U. Loehman. Treatise on Materials Science and Technology. J. and D. G. MECHANICAL APPLICATIONS 9 Wear resistance.K. 1992.W.Trent. Vol. IC engine.B. Mellinger. New York. 4. ceramic armours. ceramic radomes. TOTAL: 45 BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 9 1. Westerville. SPECIAL APPLICATIONS Infra red window materials. nuclear waste storage materials. 1993. 1994. Academic Press Inc. S. The American Ceramic Society Inc. chemical degradation. Howlettt. 3.. NY. 1990. Special Ceramics. R. design considerations and failure analysis. Ceramic Transactions. 62 . cutting tool. Processing and Use in Design. Structure and Properties of Ceramics.29. Modern Ceramic Engineering Properties. 5... material selection. 5. Staff. 6.

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