M. Tech, M. Tech (Research) and PhD programs in MATERIALS ENGINEERING
M. Tech. in Materials Engineering (Duration: 2 Years, 64 credits)
32 credit course work (Sem I and Sem II) + 32 credit dissertation (Sem III and Sem IV) Minimum mandatory credits from courses within the department: 13 (hard core) + 9 (from among the electives). The remaining 10 credits may be completed without restrictions (i.e. courses from within the department or from other departments).
Ph.D. in Materials Engineering
Students with MTech / M Pharm background need to take a minimum of 12 credits and pass with minimum CGPA of 7.0. Students with BE/BTech/BPharm/MSc degree must take a minimum of 24 credits and pass with a minimum CGPA of 7.0.
M Tech (Research)
Students with BE/BTech/MSc degree joining the M Tech (Research) program should take a minimum of 12 credits and pass with minimum CGPA of 7.0. Note: Those entering the research program with BE/BTech/B Pharm/MSc degree must ensure that at least 50 % of their credit requirement are fulfilled with courses in the department.
Mandatory non-RTP course for PhD and MTech (Research) students
Students with non-materials background enrolled in the research programs must credit the non-RTP course MT 250: Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering and pass with minimum C-grade before the comprehensive examination.
Core subjects (Mandatory for the M Tech students)
|MT 202||3:0||Aug||Thermodynamics and Kinetics|
|MT 213||3:0||Aug||Electronic Properties of Materials|
|MT 217||3:0||Aug||Computational Mathematics for Materials Engineers|
|MT 241||3:0||Jan||Structure and Characterization of Materials|
|MT 243||0:2||Jan||Laboratory Experiments in Materials Engineering|
Project (32 credits for M Tech students)
|MT 299||0:32||-||Dissertation Project|
MT 201 (JAN) 3:0
Overview of phase transformations, nucleation and growth theories, coarsening, precipitation, spinodal decomposition, eutectoid, massive, disorder-to-order, martensitic transformations. crystal interfaces and microstructure. topics in the theory of phase transformations: linear stability analysis, elastic stress effects, sharp interface and diffuse interface models of microstructural evolution.
Instructor: Chandan Srivastava
Prerequisites: Basic courses on crystallography, thermodynamics, phase diagrams and diffusion.
- D. A. Porter. and K. E. Easterling: Phase Transformations in Metal and Alloys, Van Nostrand, 1981
- A. K. Jena, and M. Chaturvedi: Phase Transformations in Materials, Prentice-Hall, 1993
- A. G. Khachaturyan: Theory of Structural Transformation in Solids, John Wiley, 1983
- R. E. Reed-Hill and R. Abbaschian: Physical Metallurgy Principles, P.W.S-Kent, 1992
MT 202 (AUG) 3:0
Thermodynamics and Kinetics
Classical and statistical thermodynamics, Interstitial and substitutional solid solutions, solution models, phase diagrams, stability criteria, critical phenomena, disorder-to-order transformations and ordered alloys, ternary alloys and phase diagrams, Thermodynamics of point defects, surfaces and interfaces. Diffusion, fluid flow and heat transfer.
Instructor: Sai Gautam Gopalakrishnan
- C. H. P. Lupis: Chemical Thermodynamics of Materials, Elsevier Science, 1982
- P. Shewmon: Diffusion in Solids, 2nd Edition, Wiley 1989
- A. W. Adamson and A.P. Gast: Physical Chemistry of Surfaces (Sixth Edition), John Wiley, 1997
MT 206 (AUG) 3:0
Texture and Grain Boundary Engineering
Concepts of texture in materials. Representation of texture by pole figure and orientation distribution functions. Texture measurement by different techniques. Origin and development of texture during material processing stages: solidification, deformation, annealing, phase transformation, coating processes, and thin film deposition. Influence of texture on mechanical and physical properties. Texture control in Engineering Materials. Introduction to Grain boundaries in polycrystalline materials. Grain boundary engineering and its applications.
Instructor: Satyam Suwas
- M. Hatherly and W. B. Hutchinson, An Introduction to Texture in Metals (Monograph No. 5), The Institute of Metals, London
- V. Randle, and O. Engler, Introduction to Texture Analysis: Macrotexture, Microtexture and Orientation mapping, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers
- S. Suwas, and R. K. Ray, Crystallographic Texture of Materials, Springer-Verlag
- F. J. Humphreys, and M. Hatherly, Recrystallization and Related Phenomenon, Pergamon Press
- P. E. J. Flewitt, and R. K. Wild, Grain Boundaries
MT 208 (JAN) 3:0
Diffusion in Solids
Fick’s laws of diffusion, driving forces for diffusion, radiotracer and diffusion couple methods, atomic mechanism of diffusion, diffusion-controlled growth of phases, diffusion-controlled microstructural evolution, Matano-Boltzmann analysis, History, and development of the Kirkendall effect, Darken analysis, lattice and grain boundary diffusion, multicomponent diffusion, diffusion process in various multicomponent materials used in electronic packaging, jet engine turbine blades, A15 intermetallic superconductor, Multi-principal element alloys.
Instructor: Aloke Paul
- P. Shewmon: Diffusion in Solids, Springer, 1963
- J.S. Kirkaldy, D.J. Young, Diffusion in the Condensed State, The Institute of Metals, London, United Kingdom (1987)
- A. Paul, Tomi Laurila, Vesa Vuorinen, S. V. Divinski, Thermodynamics, Diffusion and the Kirkendall Effect in Solids, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland (2014)
MT 209 (AUG) 3:0
Defects in Materials
Review of defect classification and concept of defect equilibrium. Review of point defects in metallic, ionic and covalent crystals. Dislocation theory - continuum and atomistic. Dislocations in different lattices. Role of anisotropy. Dislocation kinetics. Interface thermodynamics and structure. Overview of grain boundaries, interphase boundaries, stacking faults and special boundaries. Interface kinetics: migration and sliding. Defect interactions: point defect-dislocation interaction, dislocation-interface interactions, segregation, etc.. Overview of methods for studying defects including computational techniques
Instructor: Karthikeyan S.
- W.D. Kingery, H.K. Bowen and D.R. Uhlmann: Introduction to Ceramics, 2nd ed., John Wiley and Sons, 1976
- D. Hull and D. J. Bacon: Introduction to dislocations, 4th ed., Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001
- D.A. Porter and K.E. Easterling: Phase Transformation in Metals and Alloys, 2nd ed. Chapman and Hall, 1992
- R.W. Balluffi, S.M. Allen, W.C. Carter: Kinetics of Materials, 1st ed. Wiley-Interscience, 2005
- J.P. Hirth and J.L. Lothe: Theory of Dislocations, 2nd ed., Krieger, 1982
- A. P. Sutton and R. W. Balluffi: Interfaces in Crystalline Materials, 1st ed., Oxford Univ. Press, 1995
MT 211 (Aug) 3:0
Magnetism, Magnetic Materials and Devices
A brief review of the fundamentals of solid-state physics; Classical and quantum mechanical pictures of magnetism; spin orbit coupling, crystal field environments, diamagnetism, paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, antiferromagnetism, dipolar and exchange interactions, magnetic domains, magnetic anisotropy, magnetostriction, superparamagnetism, biomagnetism, and spin glass
Bulk magnetic Materials: Transition and rare earth metals and alloys. Oxide based magnetic materials. Hard, soft and magnetostrictive materials, Magnetic shape memory alloys, Structure-microstructure-magnetic property correlations.
Low dimensional Magnetic systems and devices: Magnetic nanostructures, thin films, and epitaxial heterostructures; exchange bias and exchange coupling, and magneto-optical materials and devices, AMR, GMR, TMR, spin-transfer torque, spin-orbit torque and spin-Hall effect; Multiferroics, magnetoelectric and magnetoionics; nonvolatile magnetic memory, synaptic and neuromorphic computing devices;
Experimental techniques: VSM, SQUID, Mossbauer, MFM, Magneto-transport, Magnetooptical Kerr-effect, TEM for magnetic characterization, XMLD and XMCD.
Instructor: Bhagwati Prasad
- S. O. Kasap, Principles of Electronic Materials and Devices;
- Stephen Blundell, Magnetism in Condensed Matter;
- J.M.D. Coey, Magnetism and Magnetic Materials;
- B. D. Cullity and C.D. Graham, Introduction to Magnetic Materials;
- K. M. Krishnan, Fundamental and Application of Magnetic Materials </ul> ------------------------------------- ### MT 213 (AUG) 2:0 Electronic Properties of Materials Introduction to electronic properties; Drude model, its success and failure; energy bands in crystals; density of states; electrical conduction in metals; semiconductors; semiconductor devices; p-n junctions, LEDs, transistors; electrical properties of polymers, ceramics, metal oxides, amorphous semiconductors; dielectric and ferroelectrics; polarization theories; optical, magnetic and thermal properties of materials; application of electronic materials: microelectronics, optoelectronics and magnetoelectrics. Instructor: Subho Dasgupta References:
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- S. O. Kasap: Principles of Electronics Materials and Devices
- D. A. Neamen: Semiconductor Physics and Devices
- D. Schroeder: Semiconductor Materials and Device Characterizations
- S. M. Sze: Semiconductor devices: Physics and Technology
- S. M. Sze: Physics of semiconductor devices
- Advanced Engineering Mathematics; Erwin Kreyzig
- Mathematic physics (V. Balakrishnan)
- Numerical methods for Engineers(Steven C. Chapra and Paymond P. Canale)
- Numerical Recipes in C(William H. Press, Vetterling, Teutolsky, Flannery)
- A. B. Shiflet and G. W. Shiflet: Introduction to Computational Science: Modeling and Simulation for the Sciences, Princeton University Press, 2006
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- K. G. F. Janssens, D. Raabe, E. Kozeschnik, M. A. Miodownik, B. Nestler: Computational Materials Engineering: An Introduction to Microstructure Evolution, Elsevier Academic press, 2007
- David V. Hutton, Fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis
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- David A. Porter, K. E. Easterling, Phase transformations in metals and alloys, Chapman & Hall, 2nd edition, 1992
- Ian Polmear, Light Alloys, 4th edtion, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006
- Roger C. Reed, The Superalloys: Fundamentals and applications, Cambrige university press, 2006
- B. S. Murthy, J. W. Yeh, S. Ranganathan, P. P. Bhattacharjee, High entropy alloys, 2nd Edition, Elsevier, 2019
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- Principles of Polymerization, George G. Odian, John Wiley and Sons
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- The Elements of Polymer Science and Engineering, A. Rudin and P. Choi, Academic Press
- Plastic Materials, J. A. Brydson, Elsevier
- T. A. Skotheim and J. R. Reynolds (Editors): Handbook of Conducting Polymers (Third Edition)
- Conjugated Polymers: Theory, Synthesis, Properties and Characterization, CRC Press
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- Conjugated Polymers: Processing and Applications Edited by Terje A. Skotheim and John R. Reynolds, CRC Press.
- S-S. Sun and N. S. Sariciftci (Editors): Organic Photovoltaics - Mechanisms, Materials, and Devices, CRC Press.
- D.A. Neamen: Semiconductor Physics and Devices Basic Principles, McGraw Hill.
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- Current Research Literature
- George Dieter, Mechanical Metallurgy;
- Neil Bourne, Materials response under mechanical extreme;
- Gary was, Fundamentals of Radiation Materials Science.
Compulsory for research students without materials background. Bonding, types of materials, basics of crystal structures and crystallography. Methods of structural characterization. Thermodynamics of solid solutions, phase diagrams, defects, diffusion. Solidification. Solid-solid phase Transformations. Mechanical behaviour: elasticity, plasticity, fracture. Electrochemistry and corrosion. Instructor: Subodh Kumar Reference: