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The course outline for MME-467 (Ceramics for advanced applications)

1. Engineering ceramics:

i. Definition and scope of engineering ceramics.

ii. Structure and bonding
iii. Phase Diagrams
iv. Processing of high performance ceramics
v. Mechanical and thermal properties of engineering ceramics
vi. Toughening mechanism
vii. Applications of engineering ceramics as
a. Tool materials
b. Surface barrier coatings
c. Bio ceramics, dental ceramics etc
2. Electronic ceramics:
i. Crystal chemistry of ceramics.
ii. Effects of crystal defects and impurities on electronic properties of ceramics.
iii. Processing, structure and properties of ceramic insulators.
iv. Ceramic materials for piezoelectric, ferroelectric and magnetic applications
v. Ceramics sensor

Book reference:

1. Richerson. Modern Ceramic Engineering, Marcel Dekker Inc., 1992.

2. Carter, C. Barry, and M. Grant Norton. Ceramic materials: science and engineering.

Springer Science & Business Media, 2007.

3. Kingery, Bowen and Uhlmann. Introduction to Ceramics, John Wiley & Sons, 1991.

4. Barsoum. Fundamentals of Ceramics, McGraw-Hill, 2000.

5. Bengisu. Engineering Ceramics, Springer-Verlag, 2001.
6. Hench and West. Principles of Electronic Ceramics, John Wiley & Sons, 1990.
The distribution of marks:

Category Marks

Class participation: 30


Announced quiz (2 out of 3) 40

Pop quiz (3 out of 4) 20

Term final:

Section A 105

Section B 105

Total 300