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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE840
Subject Title AEROSPACE MATERIALS AND PROCESSES

Syllabus

Properties of materials: strength, hardness, fatigue, and creep – Ferrous alloys: stainless steels, maraging steel, aging treatments – Aluminum alloys: alloy designation and tempers, Al-Cu al- loys, principles of age hardening, hardening mechanisms, Al-Li alloys, Al-Mg alloys, nanocrys- talline aluminum alloys – Titanium alloys: ∞-ß alloys, superplasticity, structural titanium alloys, intermetallics – Magnesium alloys: Mg-Al and Mg-Al-Zn alloys – Superalloys: processing and properties of superalloys, single-crystal superalloys, environmental degradation and protective coatings – Composites: metal matrix composites, polymer based composites, ceramic based composites, carbon carbon composites.

Text Books
References

1. Polmear, I. J., Light Alloys: From Traditional Alloys to Nanocrystals , 4 th ed., Elsevier (2005).

2. Reed, R. C., The Superalloys: Fundamentals and Applications , Cambridge Univ. Press (2006).

3. Gupta, B., The Aerospace Materials , S. Chand Publishing (2002).

4. Cantor, B., Assender, H., and Grant, P. (Eds.), Aerospace Materials , CRC Press (2001).

5. ASM Speciality Handbook: Heat Resistant Materials , ASM International (1997).

6. Campbell, F. C., Manufacturing Technology for Aerospace Structural Materials , Elsevier (2006).

7. Kainer, K. U. (Ed.), Metal Matrix Composites , Wiley-VCH (2006).