Metal Processing Lab

Course Name: 

Metal Processing Lab (MT478)


B.Tech (MME)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(0-0-2) 1


Powder Metallurgy: powder production, powder characterization, sieve analysis, optical microscopy, particle microstructure, flow rate, apparent density; powder compaction: determination of compressibility curve, porosity determination, specimen preparation for tensile test, sintering of green compacts, tests for sintered properties: shrinkage/growth, sintered density, porosity, tensile strength, hardness using Hounsefleld tensometer, microstructure; welding: welded specimens by shielded metal arc welding, oxy-fuel gas welding, TIG welding and MIG welding, testing and examination of welded specimens -Rockewell hardness, tensile strength (transverse and reduced section), yield strength (transverse and reduced section), nickbreak test, microstructures of weld zone, heat affected zone and parent metal, deposition efficiency in shielded metal arc welding, welder qualification tests.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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Prof. Anandhan Srinivasan, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
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