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Swayam Central

An Introduction to Materials: Nature and Properties (Part 1: Structure of Materials)

By Prof. Ashish Garg   |   IIT Kanpur
The course is first part of the broader course on Introduction to Nature of materials and would be suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students of every branch of science and engineering. The first part of this course will focus on essentials of crystallography, crystal structures of different classes of materials, structure determination and defects in materials. 

INTENDED AUDIENCE: UG and PG students of science and engineering of non-materials related background.

PREREQUISITES 12th standard science background

INDUSTRY SUPPORT: Materials related companies

Learners enrolled: 2869

SUMMARY

Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Core
Duration : 8 weeks
Start Date : 26 Aug 2019
End Date : 18 Oct 2019
Exam Date : 16 Nov 2019
Category :
  • Metallurgy and Material science & Mining Engineering
  • Level : Postgraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week 1  : Introduction and Basic crystallography
    Week 2  : Symmetry
    Week 3  : Crystal Systems, Bravais Lattices and Miller Indices, Interstices
    Week 4  : Structure of Metals and Alloys
    Week 5  : Structure of Ceramics
    Week 6  : Structure of Polymers
    Week 7  : Structure Determination: X-ray diffraction
    Week 8  : Defects in Materials

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    1. V. Raghavan, Materials Science and Engineering: A First Course, Prentice Hall of India. (Text)
    2. W.D. Callister, Material s Science and Engineering: A Introduction, Wiley
    3. J. Wulff, The Structure and Properties of Materials, Wiley (Vol 1: Structure, Vol 2: Thermodynamics of Structure, Vol 3: Mechanical Behaviour, Vol 4: Electronic Properties)

    INSTRUCTOR BIO



    Prof. Ashish Garg is Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at IIT Kanpur. Details of his research and teaching can be accessed on home.iitk.ac.in/~ashishg

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    • Date and Time of Exams: 16 November 2019, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
    • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

    CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE
    • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 6 assignments out of the total 8 assignments given in the course. 
    • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
    • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75
    • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
    • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kanpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
    • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies are being discontinued from July 2019 semester and will not be dispatched

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