Heat Treatment

Course Name: 

Heat Treatment (MT321)

Programme: 

B.Tech (MME)

Semester: 

Fifth

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4

Content: 

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.

References: 

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.

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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