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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. II
Subject Code CHM624
Subject Title Aerospace Materials


Carbon based materials- carbon fiber, carbon-carbon composites, carbon aero-gels, carbon foams, oxidation protection of carbon based materials; Ceramic materials- polymer derived ceramics, ceramic fibers, ceramic matrix composites, thermal barrier coatings , thermal protection systems, porous ceramics and ceramic foams, Ultrahigh temperature ceramics; materials with zero thermal expansion-glass ceramics,Metallic materials- super alloys, titanium alloys, intermetallics and metal matrix composites; High temperature polymers- aromatic liquid crystalline polyesters, polyamide, phenolics, polyimide, bismaleimide, poly etherether ketones; Materials for cryogenic application, Materials for space environment, Functionally graded materials, Evaluation of materials for extreme environment, Materials processing and manufacturing in zero gravity

Text Books

1. G. Savage, Carbon-Carbon Composites, 1st ed., Chapman and Hall, 1993.

2. M. Scheffler, P. Colombo, Cellular Ceramics, Structure, Manufacturing, properties and Applications, 1st ed., Wiley-VCH, 2006.

3. W.D. Kingery, H.K. Bowen, D.R. Uhlmann, Introduction to Ceramics, 2nd ed., Wiley-Interscience, 1976.

4. J.S. Reed, Principles of Ceramic Processing, 2nd ed., Wiley-Interscience, 1995.

5. H.M. Flower, High Performance Materials in Aerospace, 1st ed., Chapman & Hall, 1995.

6. B.Horst, B. Ilschner, K.C. Russel, Advanced Aerospace Materials, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1992.

7. F. Mohammad, Speciality Polymers: Materials and Applications, I.K. International publishing House Pvt. Ltd , 2007.

8. W. Krenkel, R. Naslain, H. Schneider, (Eds.) High Temperature Ceramic Matrix composites, 1st ed., Wiley-VCH, 2006.

9. T.W. Clyne, P.J. Withers, E.A. Davis, I.M. Ward, Introduction to Metal Matrix Composites, Cambridge Solid State Science Series, 1st ed., Cambridge University Press, 1993.

10. R.R. Luise, Applications of High Temperature Polymers, CRC press, 1st ed., 1996.