Composite Materials

Course Name: 

Composite Materials (MT451)


B.Tech (MME)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Reinforcements, whiskers, matrix materials, polymers, metals, ceramics, interfaces: wettability, crystallographic nature, interactions, types of bonding: processing, thermoset matrix composites, thermoplastic matrix composites, structure and properties, structural defects, mechanical properties applications, processing: liquid-state processes, solid state processes, properties, thermal characteristics, aging, fatigue and creep applications, electronic-grade MMCs, ceramic matrix composites: processing, infiltration, directed oxidation properties, toughness, thermal shock resistance, applications- cutting tool inserts, ceramic composite filters


Krishnan K. Chawla, Composite Materials, Springer, New York, 1998.
Mallick, P.K, Composite Materials Technology: Process and Properties, Hanser, New York, 1990.
D. Hull and T.W.Clyne, An Introduction to Composite Materials, Cambridge University Press, 1996.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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