Unit I

Atomic Arrangement And Phase Diagrams. Structure of metals and alloys. Phase diagram. phase rules.

Unit II

Phase Diagrams and Ferrous Alloys Fe- FeC diagram. Critical temperature. Plain carbon steel and other steels.

Unit III

Heat Treatment of steel. CCT diagrams. Austempering, martempering ausforrning. Surface hardening process, Non - ferrous alloys.

Unit IV

Testing of Materials I : Properties evaluated by tensile testing procedure. Engineering stress strain curve vs true stress strain curve. Stress strain curve for typical materials. Hardness testing.

Unit V

Testing of Materials II - Impact testing. Fracture toughness. Fatigue testing. Creep testing.


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