MATERIAL SCIENCE & METALLURGY (3321902)  

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Engineering Materials
1.1 Types of bonds, construction and characteristics of electrovalent, covalent, coordinate, hydrogen and metallic
1.2Intermolecular force of attraction
1.3Molecular arrangement in solids, liquid and gases
1.4 Structure of solids
i.Concept of crystalline structure.
ii.Structure of metal-unit cell, BCC, FCC and HCP.
iii.Examples and properties of metallic structures
1.5 Physical, chemical, electrical, electromagnetic and thermal properties of material
1.6Solidification of metals and digital transducers
i.Concept.
ii.Crystal, grain, grain boundaries and dendritic solidification.
iii.Effect of cooling rate on material properties.
iv.Effect of grain size on properties of metal
2
Phase Diagrams
2.1Equilibrium diagrams.
i.Concept, definition and need.
ii.Solid solution-definition, properties and examples.
iii. Alloys-major elements, reasons to add and important effect on material properties.
iv.Cooling curve-concept and method to plot.
v.Cooling curve for pure metals and alloys.
2.2 Time Temperature Transformation curve- (TTT curve).
i.Need and application.
ii.Steps to construct TTT curve
2.3 Iron carbon equilibrium diagram.
i.Concept, need & characteristics.
ii.Definition of the terms used.
iii. Plotting fundamentals.
iv.Interpretation.
2.4 Heat treatment processes.
i.Types of furnaces.
ii.Heat treatment processes.(Annealing, normalizing, carburizing, case hardening, hardening, tempering, spherodising, nitriding, tempering, stabilizing, etc.).Methods, parameters and changes in properties.
iii.Types of quenching mediums, their properties and applications.
3
Metallurgical Microscop
3.1 Metallographic examination and microstructuresneed and importance
3.2 Principle & working of metallurgical microscope
3.3 Preparation of specimen for microscopic examinations
4
Metals And Its Alloys
4.1Classification of metals.
4.2 Flow diagram for the production of iron and steel.
4.3 Ferrous metals
i. Classification.
ii. Steels-types, composition, properties, applications. (for Plain carbon steel, alloy steel including stainless steel and cast iron.)
iii. Designation and coding methods according to BIS for plain & alloy steel and cast iron.
iv. Designation and coding (as per BIS, ASME, EN, DIN,JIS)of plain & alloy steel and cast iron.
v. Microstructure of mostly used ferrous materials-low carbon steel, alloy steel, cast iron.
4.4Non ferrous metals
i Classification.
ii.Types, composition, properties and applications. (for Copper, copper alloys, Aluminum and Aluminum alloys.)
iii.Designation and coding methods according to BIS .
iv.Designation and coding (as per BIS, ASME, EN, DIN,JIS)of mostly used non ferrous materials.
v.Microstructure of mostly used non ferrous materials-(Copper, Brass, Gunmetal, Aluminum).
5
Non Metallic Materials
5.1 Introduction and classification of non metallic materials.
5.2 Classification of Polymers on basis of Thermal behavior (Thermoplastics & Thermosetting).
5.3 Properties and applications of polymers (like Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyvinyl chloride, Teflon, Polystyrene, Phenol formaldehyde, Acrylonitrile, Epoxy resin.)
5.4 Surface coating methods, setup, working parameters and applications using polymers.
5.5 Composites.
i. Introduction of composite.
ii.Characteristics of composites.
iii.Constituents of composite.
iv.Types and applications of composites.
5.6 Other non metallic materials-types, properties and applications.(like rubber, ceramics, refectories , insulators, abrasives, adhesives, etc).
5.7 Designation and coding of important non metallic materials as per BIS.
6
Electrolysis
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Electrolytes and Non-electrolytes.
i. Types of electrolytes.
ii. Construction and working of electrochemical cell.
iii. Standard conditions.
iv. Standard hydrogen electrodes.
v. Electrochemical series, galvanic series.
vi. Faraday’s Laws of Electrolysis.
vii. Industrial applications of electrolysis.
viii. Surface coating through electrolysis-setup and working.
6.3 Corrosion-types and reasons.
7
Fluid And Powder Materials.
7.1 Classification of fluid and powder materials.
7.2 Oils.
i.Types and properties.
ii.Designation methods as per BIS.
iii.Applications in Mechanical engineering.
7.3Paints and varnishes.
i. Definition and classifications.
ii.Surface preparation and coating methods using paints and varnishes.
7.4Powder metallurgy.
i. Basic concept of powder metallurgy and its applications, merits and demerits.
ii.Manufacturing process of powder coating-setup, equipment used and working.