Materials Selection In Mechanical Design

Course Name: 

MF 816 Materials Selection In Mechanical Design


M.Tech (Manufacturing Engineering)




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Design Process-Introduction: materials - history and character; Organizing materials and processes; Matching material to design; Materials Selection Charts, Density and elastic moduli; Stiffness-limited design; Plasticity, yielding and ductility; Strength-limited design; Fracture and fracture toughness; Cyclic loading, damage and failure; Fracture-limited design; Friction and wear; Materials and heat; Using Materials at high temperatures; Conductors, insulators and dielectrics; Magnetic Materials; Materials for Optical Devices; Oxidation, corrosion and degradation;Manufacturing processes; Processing and properties; Materials, processes and the environment process, material and shape selection, the design of hybrid materials, ‘eco’ selection, and industrial design, Case Studies.


M.F. Ashby, Materials Selection in Mechanical Design, Butterworth Heinemann, 2010 Michael Ashby, Hugh Shercliff, and David Cebon, 2010,Materials: Engineering, Science, Processing and Design (2nd edition) M.F. Ashby and K. Johnson, Materials and Design, Butterworth Heinemann, 2nd edition, 2010 Ashby & Jones - Engineering Materials Vol 1& 2,Butterworth Heinemann, 2000


Mechanical Engineering

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