Department Of Materials Science

Undergraduate

The Department offers 4 year BS program in Materials Engineering which deals with a broad understanding of materials and the manufacturing of components. It offers following streams:

  • Specialization in Manufacturing
  • Specialization in Nanotechnology
Thrust Areas:

  • Materials Processing, Manufacturing and Characterization
  • Nanotechnology and Nano Materials
  • Ceramics, Polymers and Composites
  • Surface Engineering and Coating Technology
  • Computational Materials Science
  • Corrosion and Oxidation

Degree Requirement

A student majoring in Materials Science & Engineering must complete the following requirements:

(A) General Education Requirements (52 Credit Hours) Credit Hours

Sr# Course Title Course Code CH

1

 Mathematics

MT101, MT102, MT201

9

2

Sciences

PH101, PH102, PH101L, PH102L

8

3

Computer System Engineering

CS101, CS101L, CS102L, ES341

7

4

Basic Engineering Courses

ME101, ME102, ME201, MS291, EE213, CH261

13

5

Humanities/Social Sciences

HM101, HM102, HM211,HM322, HM321

15

(B) Core Requirements (53 Credit Hours)

Sr# Course Title Course Code CH

1

Chemistry for Engineers

CH101

2

2

Introduction to Engineering Materials

MM102

3

3

Thermodynamics of Materials

MM231

3

4

Evaluation Techniques & Instrumentation

MM221

3

5

Phase Equilibria and Microstructures

MM232

3

6

Strength of Materials

MM222

3

7

Alloy Production

MM233

3

8

Crystallography & X-ray Diffraction

MM323

3

9

Heat Treatment and Processing

MM333

3

10

Deformation and Fracture

MM324

3

11

Polymer and Composites

MM365

3

 12

Ceramics and Glasses

MM362

3

13

Corrosion Degradation and Protection

MM435

3

14

Materials Labs I to VII

(INTERACTIVE SESSIONS)

MM141L, MM242L, MM243L, MM344L, MM345L, MM446L, MM447L

8

15

Senior Design Project

MM481,MM482

6

16

Material Science Seminar

MM483

1

(C) Specialization Requirements (18 Credit Hours)

Manufacturing

Sr# Course Title Course Code CH

1

Manufacturing Processes

MM351

3

2

Joining of Materials

MM352

3

3

Industrial Management

MM371

3

4

CAD CAM

MM453

3

5

Entrepreneurship and Marketing

MM472

3

6

Powder Metallurgy

MM454

3

Nanotechnology

Sr# Course Title Course Code CH

1

 Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology

MM391

3

2

 Thin Film Technology

MM392

3

3

Materials for Energy and

Environment

MM393

3

4

Materials Characterization

MM494

3

5

Nanostructures and Devices

MM495

3

6

Advanced Materials

MM496

3

(D) Technical Electives (06 Credit Hours)

Sr# Course Title Course Code CH

1

Materials Characterization

MM494

3

2

Nuclear Materials

MM464

3

3

Advanced Materials

MM496

3

4

Nanostructured Materials

MM467

3

5

Biomaterials

MM497

3

6

Standards and Quality Assurance

MM472

3

7

Introduction to Finite Element Methods

MM455

3

8

Surface Engineering

MM436

3

9

Automobile Engineering and Materials

MM469

3

10

Powder Metallurgy

MM454

3

11

Electronic and Magnetic Materials

MM498

3

12

Nanostructures and Devices

MM495

3

13

CAD/CAM

MM453

3

14

Composite Materials

MM465

3

(E) Engineering Management Electives (06 Credit Hours)

Sr# Course Title Course Code CH

1

Materials Characterization

MM494

3

2

Nuclear Materials

MM464

3

3

Advanced Materials

MM496

3

4

Nanostructured Materials

MM467

3

5

Biomaterials

MM497

3

6

Standards and Quality Assurance

MM472

3

7

Introduction to Finite Element Methods

MM455

3

8

Surface Engineering

MM436

3

9

Automobile Engineering and Materials

MM469

3

10

Powder Metallurgy

MM454

3

11

Electronic and Magnetic Materials

MM498

3

12

Nanostructures and Devices

MM495

3

13

CAD/CAM

MM453

3

14

Composite Materials

MM465

3

(G) Summer Internship (Pass/Fail grade; NIL Credit)

Every student is required to participate in a summer training program (eight weeks) during the summer of third year and submit a formal written report.

(H) Total Requirements (135 Credit Hours)

For the award of B.S. degree in Materials Engineering along with the options taken for specializations/minor streams, a student has to complete 135 credit hours.

Course Description

Code Name Lecture Hours Lab Hours Credit Hours Pre-reqs Co-reqs
MM101 Industrial Chemistry 3 0 3 none none
MM102 Introduction To Engineering Materials 3 0 3 none none
MM141 Materials Lab-I 0 3 1 none none
MM211 Materials Thermodynamics 3 0 3 none none
MM212 Iron and Steel Production 3 0 3 none none
MM221 Evaluation Techniques and Instrumentation 3 0 3 MM102 none
MM231 Phase Equilibria & Microstructures 3 0 3 MM211 none
MM232 Crystallography & X-Ray Diffraction 3 0 3 MM102 none
MM233 Crystallography & X-Ray Diffraction 3 0 3 MM102 none
MM242 Materials Lab-II 0 3 1 none none
MM243 Materials Lab-III 0 3 1 none none
MM312 Alloy Production 3 0 3 none none
MM313 Foundry Engineering 3 0 3 none none
MM314 Non Ferrous Metallurgy 3 0 3 MM211 none
MM322 Deformation & Fracture 3 0 3 MM221, MM233 none
MM323 Manufacturing Processes 3 0 3 MM322 none
MM324 Joining of Materials 3 0 3 MM221 none
MM325 Engineering Design 3 0 3 none none
MM331 Nanomaterials 3 0 3 none none
MM332 Heat Treatment & Processing 3 0 3 MM231 none
MM333 Heat Treatment & Processing 3 0 3 MM231 none
MM344 Materials Lab-IV 0 6 2 none none
MM345 Materials Lab-V 0 3 1 none none
MM351 Corrosion and Protection 3 0 3 MM102 none
MM361 Polymer Engineering 3 0 3 MM102 none
MM362 Ceramics and Glasses 3 0 3 MM231 none
MM371 Introduction to Mining 3 0 3 none none
MM391 Industrial Management 3 0 3 none none
MM392 Corporate Law 3 0 3 none none
MM415 Ferrous Alloy Production 3 0 3 MM212 none
MM416 Casting Design 3 0 3 MM313 none
MM425 Characterization of Materials 3 0 3 MM221 none
MM426 Powder Metallurgy 3 0 3 none none
MM427 Advanced Manufacturing Processes 3 0 3 none none
MM428 CAD/CAM 3 0 3 none none
MM429 Introduction to Finite Element Methods 3 0 3 none none
MM432 Nanotechnology 3 0 3 none none
MM433 NanoCharacterization Techniques 3 0 3 none none
MM434 Nanotechnology in Energy 3 0 3 none none
MM435 Nanostructures and Devices 3 0 3 none none
MM446 Materials Lab-VI 0 3 1 none none
MM447 Materials Lab-VII 0 3 1 none none
MM451 Corrosion and Protection 3 0 3 MM102 none
MM452 Surface Engineering 3 0 3 none none
MM463 Electronic & Magnetic Materials 3 0 3 none none
MM464 Nuclear Materials 3 0 3 none none
MM465 Composite Materials 3 0 3 none none
MM466 Advanced and Nanostructured Materials: 3 0 3 none none
MM467 Nanostructured Materials 3 0 3 none none
MM468 Biomaterials 3 0 3 none none
MM469 Automobile Engineering and Materials 3 0 3 none none
MM471 Application and Selection of Engineering Materials 3 0 3 none none
MM472 Design Standards and Quality Assurance 3 0 3 none none
MM473 Geological Engineering & Surveying 3 0 3 none none
MM474 Mineral Processing 3 0 3 none none
MM475 Extraction of Copper and Precious Metals 3 0 3 none none
MM476 Extraction and Gasification of Coal 3 0 3 none none
MM477 Mining Safety 3 0 3 none none
MM478 Mineral Evaluation and Petrography 3 0 3 none none
MM490 Accounting & Finance 3 0 3 none none
MM491 Total Quality Management 3 0 3 none none
MM492 Macro- and International Economics 3 0 3 none none
MM493 Entrepreneurship and Marketing 3 0 3 none none
MM494 Technology Management 3 0 3 none none
MM495 Lean Enterprise Management 3 0 3 none none
MM496 Supply Chain Planning 3 0 3 none none

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