Material Selection and Failure Analysis (2182102)  

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Philosophy of material selection
Philosophy of material selection, motivation for selection, relationship to available resources, concept of resource base, Criteria for selection of engineering materials – service requirements, ease of manufacturing, availability of materials and cost effectiveness
6
10 %
2
Selection for mechanical
Selection for mechanical properties like strength, toughness, stiffness, fatigue, creep and temperature resistance.
4
8 %
3
Selection for surface
Selection for surface durability like corrosion resistance, wear resistance. Relationship between material selection and material processing
4
8 %
4
Identification of required properties
Identification of required properties. Selection of materials based on available property data and optimization to select the best material
6
10 %
5
Case studies in material selection
Case studies in material selection like materials for bearings, gears, automobile structures, aircraft components, ship structures.
8
15 %
6
Importance of failure analysis
Importance of failure analysis and its relationship to material selection, fundamental causes of failure. General practice in failure analysis.
6
8 %
7
Failure- types and characteristics
Identification, characterization, fracture mechanism, fracture modes and microfractographic features of ductile, brittle and fatigue failures.
10
17 %
8
Corrosion Failures
Corrosion Failures: Galvanic Corrosion, Uniform Corrosion, Crevice Corrosion, Corrosion fatigue, hydrogen embrittlement and stress corrosion cracking
8
12 %
9
Elevated-Temperature Failures
Elevated-Temperature Failures: Creep, Elevated-Temperature Fatigue, Thermal Fatigue, Metallurgical Instabilities, Environmentally Induced Failure, Cooling Methods.
8
12 %