GTU Elements of Metallurgy and Material Science Syllabus
GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
B.E Semester: 3
Subject Code 132101
Subject Name Elements of Metallurgy & Materials Science
Sr.No Course content
1. Introduction to Material Science and Metallurgy :
Classification of Engineering Materials, Engineering requirements
of materials, Structure-property relationships in materials, Properties
of engineering materials, Criteria for selection of materials for engineering
2. Metallic materials :
Types, Properties and applications, Imperfection in crystals, Elastic and
plastic deformation of metallic materials, Cold working and annealing, effects
of grain size, alloying elements and heat treatment on properties of single
phase and two phase materials, Processing of metals.
3. Ceramic materials :
Classification of ceramics, Structure of ceramics, Properties of Ceramics,
Conventional Ceramic and Glass structures, Glass products in general, glass
ceramics, Traditional ceramics, Brick and tile, Cement and cement products,
Refractories, Advanced ceramics for electrical and magnetic use, Abrasives,
Processing of ceramics and glasses.
4. Organic materials :
Polymerization mechanisms, Polymer structures, Classification of polymers,
Plastics, Synthetic resins, Rubber, Fibres and filaments, Behaviour of
polymers. Processing of polymers, Protective coatings
5. Composite materials :
Classification, Wood-A natural composite, Asphalt concrete,
Brief description of metal matrix, polymer matrix and ceramic matrix
composites, Advanced composites, Processing of composites,
6. Electronic, Optical and Magnetic materials :
Conductors, Insulators, Ferroelectrics, Piezoelectrics, Semiconductors,
Lasers, Optical fibers, Liquid crystal displays, Photoconductors, Metallic
magnets, Superconducting magnets, Ceramic magnets.
7. Scope of metallurgy :
Various fields of metallurgical engineering, Status of metallurgical and
materials industry in India.
8. Occurance of important ores and minerals :
Sources of metals Basic outline of the principles of production of iron and
steel, copper, aluminium, zinc, lead.
9. Introduction to foundry metallurgy :
Moulding, Melting and Casting methods.
10. Metal forming :
Rolling, Forging, Extrusion, Wire drawing, tube drawing, Powder metallurgy.
11. Metal joining:
Welding, Soldering, Brazing.
12. Testing of metals and alloys:
Destructive tests: Hardness, Tensile strength, Ductility Non-destructive
tests: Dye penetrant, Radiography, Ultrasonic, X-ray Radiography,
13. Material degradation and Preventive Measures:
Corrosion: Principle, Causes, Types & Characteristics. Corrosion Testing.
Corrosion Prevention Methods Degradation of plastics &
1. Material Science and Engineering: An Introduction , W. D. Callister, John Wiley.
2. Introduction to Materials Science for Engineers, James, F. Shackelford, Prentice Hall.
3. Engineering Materials and their Applications, Richard A. Flinn and P. K. Trojan, Jaico
4. Elements of Materials Science, L. H. Van Vlack, Addison-Wesley.
5. The Science and Engineering of Materials, Donald R. Askeland and Pradeep P. Phule,
6. Elements of Metallurgy, D. Swarup, Banaras Hindu University Press, Varanasi.
7. A Text book of Metallurgy, A. R. Bailey, Macmillan & Co Ltd., London.
8. Materials Science and Processes, S. K. Hajra Choudhary, Indian Book Distributing
Co., Ilifo book distributiors Co., Kolkata, 1985
9. Corrosion Engineering, Fontanna M. G. and Green N. D., McGraw Hill.