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  • 10:43 PM, Saturday, 25 Jan 2020

Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code CHM866
Subject Title Mechanical Behaviour of Materials


Review of structure and bonding in materials; Elastic, plastic and visco-elastic behavior; Yield criteria, failure, ductile to brittle transition; Linear elastic fracture mechanics; Elastic-plastic fracture mechanics- strengthening mechanisms, fatigue, creep; Super plasticity- tests of plastic behavior, embrittlement of materials

Text Books
  1. G.E. Dieter, Mechanical Metallurgy, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill, 1976.
  2. R.W. Hertzberg, Deformation and Fracture Mechanics of Engineering Materials, John Wiley & Sons, 1989.
  3. J. Roesler, H. Harders, M. Baeker, Mechanical Behaviour of Engineering Materials: Metals, Ceramics, Polymers, and Composites, Springer-Verlag, 2007.
  1. T. H. Courtney, Mechanical Behavior of Materials, McGraw-Hill, 1990.
  2. R. Hill, E. Robert, Physical Metallurgy Principles, 2nd ed., East West Press, 1972.
  3. W.M. Hyden, W.G.Moffatt, Structure and Properties of Materials, Vol. 3, McGraw Hill
  4. M.A. Meyers, K.K. Chawla, Mechanical Behavior of Materials, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, 2009.
  5. W.F. Hosford, Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Cambridge University Press, 2005.
  6. R.W.K. Honeycombe, Plastic deformation of Metals, 2nd ed., Edward Arnold Press, 1984.