Fracture Mechanics (ML805)

Course Name: 

Fracture Mechanics

Programme: 

M.Tech. in Materials Engineering

Semester: 

Second

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Failure analysis, conventional design concepts & its limitations, mechanics of fracture - fracture toughness, determination of fracture toughness - ASTM standards, Brittle and ductile fractures, cleavage fracture, cleavage cracks, crystallographic mechanism, designing and testing for fracture resistance, design, improved toughness in ceramics, composites, case studies in failure anaysis.

References: 

D. Boreck, Elementary Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Marines Nijhoff, Dordredet (1986).
E. J. F. Knott Fundamentals of Fracture Mechanics, Butterworths (1973)
S. Teteleman and A. J. MCEvily, Facture of Structural Materials, John Wiley and Sons, (1961)

Department: 

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
 

Contact us

Dr. Udaya Bhat K, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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