IIT BHU Varanasi Syllabus Ceramic Engineering Ceramic and Abrasive


IIT BHU Varanasi Syllabus Ceramic  Engineering Ceramic and Abrasive

Engineering Ceramic and Abrasive

Fracture behavior of ceramic materials, The  Weibull distribution, Weibull parameters, Sub-critical, stable crack

propagation and R-curve behavior. Toughening mechanism. Toughening by transformation. Mechanical behavior of

aluminum oxide, silicon carbide, silicon  nitride, zirconia  and zirconia toughened materials and their engineering


Abrasive: Abrasives, abrasive operations, natural abrasives, abrasives like aluminium oxides, silicon carbide,

diamond and boron nitride, miscellaneous synthetic  abrasives, raw materials for abrasives, their proportioning,

processing, manufacture of abrasives, grinding wheels, their drying, firing and testing. The use of abrasives and

grinding wheels in grinding. Evaluation of abrasives products. Loose abrasives operations. The chemistry of


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