Materials science: Course Outline
Course Outline (PHY-515)
Introduction: Learning objective, Historical perspective Materials science and engineering, Use of this study, Material types, advanced materials, Modern materials.
Atomic Diffusion: Diffusion mechanics steady state diffusion, Non steady state diffusion, Factors affecting Diffusion.
Mechanical Properties of Materials: Stress, Strain, Elastic deformation, Stress strain behavior anelasticity, Tensile properties, True stress and strain, Elastic recovery, Compression, Shear and torsional Deformation, Hardness Variability of materials properties.
Failure of Engineering Materials: Fracture and its fundamentals, Ductile fracture and fracture, Failure mechanics, Impact fracture, Testing, fatigue, Cyclic Stresses, S-N Curve, Crack Initiation and Propagation, Crack Travel Rate, Factors affecting fatigue, Environmental effects, Creep Behavior, High and low temperature alloys.
Metallic Alloys: Fabrication, Forming, Casting, Techniques, Steel, Cast iron, Copper, Aluminum and magnesium and their alloys, Titanium refractory metals, Super alloys, Noble metals.
Ceramics: Structure, Crystal’s structure Silicate ceramics, Carbon, Imperfections in ceramics phase diagram, Brittle fracture, Stress strain behavior, Plastic deformation.
Polymer Crystals Structure: Hydro carbon and Polymer molecules, Molecular weight, shape and structure, Configuration of co-polymers, Polymer crystalline and crystals.
Corrosion and Degradation: Corrosion in metals, Electro chemical consideration corrosion rates, Prediction passivity, Environmental effects, forms, corrosion environmental and prevention oxidation, Corrosion in ceramics and degradation, Bond rupture.