Thursday, 13 March 2014

Second year petroleum , petrochemical and polymer engineering, Pune university, syllabus for engineering materials for year 2013-2014 onwards

212382 Engineering Materials

Teaching Scheme: Examination Scheme:
Lectures: 3 Hrs/week Paper: 50 Marks
Practicals: 2 Hrs/week Online: 50 Marks
Term Work: 25 Marks

Course Outcomes:
After completion of this course the students should be able to demonstrate:
1. Understanding of the structure and properties of engineering materials.
2. Acquaintance with the changing trends in materials science and engineering.
3. Futuristic insight into materials.
4. Understanding of the applications according to change in the properties of materials.

Unit 1: Materials Science and Engineering (6 L)
Introduction, Developments in materials, engineering profession and materials, Classification of
materials- Metals, Polymers, Ceramics, Composites, Semiconductors. Their Structure, properties &
Macro, Micro, Nano, Submicroscopic observations of materials, structures of common polymers and
crystal structure of Metals. Point, Linear, Planar and volume defects and their relationship with properties
of materials, Crystalline, Noncrystalline and semicrystalline materials.
Criteria for selection of materials for special applications in Industries such as smart materials and
biomedical materials.

Unit 2: Microstructural developments (6 L)
Components, Phases and phase equilibrium diagrams, Eutectic and Etectoid reactions.
Phase transformations and relationship with properties. Gibb’s phase rule.
Microstructures of materials and their properties & applications.

Unit 3: Properties of materials (6 L)
Mechanical properties: Hardness, Strength, Toughness, Stiffness, Ductility, Malleability, Hardenability,
Creep fatigue and Rheology
Electrical properties: Conductors, Semiconductors and insulators, dielectric materials.
Optical properties: Absorption, Reflection, Transmission and Refraction, optical fibers and lasers.
Magnetic properties: various types of magnetic materials, Diamagnetic, Paramagnetic, Ferromagnetic,
Ant ferromagnetic and Ferromagnetic materials, Domain theory, Hard and soft magnetic materials.
Thermal Properties: Thermal expansion, Heat capacity, Thermal Conduction, Thermal Stresses.

Unit 4: Composite Materials (6 L)
Classification of composites, Reinforcing phase, Matrix phase, Fiber reinforced plastics, Metal matrix
composites, Flake and Particulate composites, General and practical composite systems, stiffness
evaluation of composite, Special composites such as nano particles dispersion polymer matrix

Unit 5: Materials environment interactions (6 L)
Liquid solid reaction- Direct Dissolution Mechanisms, Kinetics of Corrosion Reactions, Corrosion
Gas solid reactions- Formation of gaseous reaction products, Protective and non protective solid oxides,
oxidation prevention
Solid solid interactions- Wear mechanisms, designing to minimize friction and wear.
Radiation Damage and its prevention

Unit 6: Materials Processing (6 L)
Processing of metals, Ceramics, Polymers, Composites Semiconductors,
Nanostructured materials, Casting, Forming, Powder processing, Machining, Joining,
Surface coating treatments, Fiber Manufacturing,
Recent techniques in material processing.
Manufacturing techniques for metals, ceramics & engineering polymers

Term Work:
Term Work shall consist of the experiments listed below of which, at least eight should be performed in
laboratory by the students. A record of the work performed should be presented in the form of a journal.

1. Microstructural observations of ferrous and non ferrous metals and alloys (Minimum five)
2. Annealing and normalizing of steel, observations.
3. Hardening and tempering of steel, observations.
4. Study of fractures of engineering materials.
5. Non destructive testing (Minimum two tests)
6. Macro observation of flow lines in forged products.
7. Macro etching Sulphur printing test of steel.
8. Cupping test of sheet materials
9. Hardness test any one out of the following
(Rockwell, Brinell, durometer and Vickers)
10. Impact Test of Materials.

1. Schaeffer J.P.: Saxena A., Antolovich S.D., Sanders T.H.Jr., Warner S.B., The Science &
Design of Engineering Materials, McGraw-Hill International.
2. Material Science & Engineering, William Smith, Ravi Prakash, McGraw Hill.
3. Callister William D. Jr. Material Science and Engineering an Introduction, John Wiley &
Sons Inc.

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