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Course Undergraduate
Semester Sem. II
Subject Code CH121
Subject Title Materials Science and Metallurgy


Selection of materials – structure of solids, crystal structure – defects in crystals, free energy concept – alloying – principles of solidification – phase diagrams – concept of heat treatment – properties of materials, mechanical, electrical, thermal and optical properties – testing of materials – semiconductor materials – ceramics, synthesis and processing – polymers, classification, mechanism of formation, structure property relations, characterization – composites, classification, factors influencing properties, processing.

Text Books

1. Callister Jr.,W. D., Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction, 7th ed., John Wiley (2007).
2. Raghavan V., Physical Metallurgy: Principles and Practice, 2nd ed., Prentice Hall (2006).


1. Billmeyer, F. W., Textbook of Polymer Science, 3rd ed., Wiley India (1984).
2. Askeland, D. R. and Phule, P. P., The Science and Engineering of Materials, 4th ed., Thompson-Engineering (2006).