Engineering materials and metallurgy 2-2 IP engineering K L university


CRYSTALLOGRAPHY: Classification of crystals – Bravi’s lattices – Miller Indices – crystal imperfections – crystal deformation – Slip and Twinning

PHASE DIAGRAMS: Binary phase diagrams – Phase rule –two component system, isomorphous, eutectic, eutectoid, peritectic and peritectoid systems, concept of Ternary diagrams.

HEAT TREATMENT OF STEELS: Iron–Iron carbide equilibrium diagram, TTT diagrams, martensite and bainitic transformation.

HEAT TREATMENT: Annealing, normalizing, hardening, tempering, surface hardening, age hardening, austempering, martempering and hardenability concept and experimental determination.


STRENGTHENING MECHANISMS: Strain hardening, solid solution strengthening, grain refinement, dispersion strengthening.

Elastic, Anelastic and visco-elastic behaviour of materials.


Particulate-reinforced composites, fibre reinforced composites, Laminar composite



Manufacture of Pig iron using blast furnace, Manufacture of Wrought Iron,

Crucible process, Bessemer Process Open Hearth Process, Electric Arc process, LD process

POWDER METALLURGY: Powder metallurgy process, preparation of powders, characteristics of metal powders, mixing, compacting, sintering, Applications of Powder Metallurgy.

FERROUS AND NON FERROUS MATERIALS: Composition, properties and application of ferrous and non ferrous metals and their alloys. Brief study of cast iron, steels, copper, aluminum.

Nano Materials

Introduction to Nano materials, nano tubes, nano particles, nano dendrimers, nano pore channels, fibers and scaffolds, nano films, Applications of nano materials

Smart Materials

Piezoelectric ceramics, piezoelectric polymers, chemical sensors, shape memory alloys


Biocompatibility, metallic biomaterials, bio polymers, ceramic biomaterials, bio composites


1. Introduction to Physical Metallurgy - Avner.
2. Material Science and Metallurgy - V. Raghavan
3. Material Science and Metallurgy - R.B.Choudary - Khanna Publishers


1. Material Science and Metallurgy - Dr.V.D.Kodgirie.
2. Material Science and Engineering – An introduction – By William D. Calliister Jr.

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