Mechanical Testing

Course Name: 

Mechanical Testing (MT210)


B.Tech (MME)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(2-0-0) 2


Cohesion between atoms: bonds, potential energy Vs interatomic distance curves, prediction of physical properties based on these curves; crystal systems: fundamentals of crystal structure of metals; tension testing: tensile properties, strain aging, ductile and brittle materials; Erichson cupping test, directionality; torsion test: specimen behaviour under torsion; hardness test: Brinell, Rockwell and Vickers test, relation between hardness and tensile strength, microhardness testing; creep test: creep curve, stress rupture test; fatigue test: S-N curve, statistical nature, effect of mean stress; impact test: Charpy and Izod test, transition temperature; structures & properties of engineering materials.


V.S.R. Murthy, A.K. Sema, K.P. Gupta, G.S. Murthy, Structure & Properties of Engg Materials, Tata McGraw Hill, ND, 2003.
Dieter G.E. Mechanical Metallurgy, McGraw Hill 1988 (SI Metric).


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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