Nature and Properties of Materials

Start Date
24/07/2017

End Date
15/09/2017

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15/09/2017

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Bishakh Bhattacharya
Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur
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Engineering
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Undergraduate
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Overview

ABOUT THE COURSE

This course introduces to the basics of metals and metallic alloys, polymers, composites and smart materials which have extensively broadened the scope of engineering design in the fields of Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace and other structural applications. 

After learning this course, students will be well-versed with the underlying principle governing 
the material properties and should be able to select proper material for their application.

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INTENDED AUDIENCE

Students of BE/B.Tech stream


PRE-REQUISITES 

Basic Physics and Mathematics Courses at the First Year Level, added with thirst for learning.


INDUSTRY SUPPORT – LIST OF COMPANIES/INDUSTRY THAT WILL RECOGNIZE/VALUE THIS ONLINE COURSE

Every industry recommends to have a basic knowledge about various materials and truth behind their properties.

COURSE LAYOUT

Module 1: 
Introduction to Engineering materials & Mechanical properties

Module 2: 
Atomic bonding and crystal structure

Module 3: 
Metals and Ceramics

Module 4: 
Polymers

Module 5: 
Composite Materials

Module 6: 
Smart Materials

Module 7:
Materials selection in Engineering design

Module 8:
Non-mechanical properties and Laboratory demonstration 

 

SUGGESTED READING

1. Material Science and Engineering: An Introduction by W.D. Callister, Wiley publication.

2. Engineering materials: Michael F. Ashby and David Jones, Elsevier publication

3. Materials selection in Mechanical design by Michael F. Ashby, Elsevier publication

4. Mechanics of Composite by Materials Robert M. Jones, Taylor & Francis publication. 

 

5. Smart Structures Theory by Inderjit Chopra & Jayant Sirohi, Cambridge press

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Faculty

Bishakh Bhattacharya


Prof. Bishakh Bhattacharya is currently Dr. Gurumukh D. Mehta and Veena M. Mehta Chair Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering and joint faculty Design Programme, IIT Kanpur. His research interest primarily lies in vibration control, structural health monitoring, energy harvesting system, intelligent system design and Child-Reconfigurable Robot Interaction.

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