Heat Treatment

Course Name: 

Heat Treatment (MT321)


B.Tech (MME)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4


Nucleation and growth of austenite, pearlitic transformation, TTT diagrams, formation of martensite, annealing, normalizing, hardening and tempering, hardenability, heat treatment furnaces, austempering, martempering, ausforming; thermomechanical treatments; surface hardening of steels; effect of alloying elements on Fe-C diagram, structure and properties of steels; carbon and alloy tool steels, stainless steels, HSLA steels, maraging steels, dual phase steels; cast irons and their heat treatment, alloy cast irons, aluminium and its alloys.


R. E. Reed Hill, Physical Metallurgy Principles, Van Nostrand, East West Press, Newyork, New Delhi, 1973.
S. H. Avner, Introduction to Physical Metallurgy, McGraw Hill, 1974.
D. S. Clark & W. R. Varney, Physical Metallurgy for engineers, East West Press, New Delhi, 1962.
T. V. Rajan and G. P. Sharma, Heat treatment (Principles & Techniques), Prentice Hall of India, 1995.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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