Processing of plastics and composites

Course Name: 

MF808 Processing of plastics and composites


M.Tech (Manufacturing Engineering)


Open Electives (OE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Review on the mechanical behaviour of composite materials, Reinforcements and Matrix materials, Processing
methods for polymer matrix composites such as hand lay up, pultrusion, filament winding, reaction transfer
moulding, autoclave curing of laminates, compression moulding, injection moulding and roll wrapping process,
Processing methods for metal matrix composites such as diffusion bonding, squeeze casting, stir casting, liquid melt
infiltration, spray co-deposition and unidirectional solidification, Processing methods for ceramic matrix
composites such as sol-gel processing, vapour deposition techniques, lanxide process,liquid phase sintering,
Processing methods for carbon fibre composites , Non-destructive inspection, repair, assembly, recycling and CAD/CAM for composite material processing, future potential for composite materials.


F.C. Campbell, Manufacturing processes For Advanced Composites, Elsevier ,U.K.,2004 ASM Handbook, Volume 21, Composites, ASM International, Ohio, 2001. Mel M. Schwartz, Composite Materials Handbook, Mc Graw-Hill, Inc.,New York,1992. Sanjay K.Mazumdar,Composites Manufacturing-Materials, Product and Process Engineering, CRC Press, Florida, 2002. Krishan K. Chawla, Composite Materials-Science and Engineering, Springer, New York,1998.


Mechanical Engineering

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