Advanced Engineering Materials

Course Name: 

Advanced Engineering Materials (MT416)


B.Tech (MME)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Course Outcomes: 

CO1: Identify and describe different types of material processing techniques for advanced materials
CO2: Ability to select suitable material for specific applications

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Module 1 (10 hours):
Metals for high temperature service, Ti and Zr alloys, Ni and Co based super alloys, rapid solidification, metallic glasses, production, properties and applications, liquid crystals: production, properties and applications

Module 2 (14 hours):
Composite materials, mechanics of composite materials, dispersion strengthening, metal matrix composites

Module 3 (14 hours):
Special steels, maraging steels, trip steels, patenting, interstitial free steels, Super alloys, smart materials, shape memory effect, principles, pseudoelasticity, applications, nano technology, nano materials


R. E. Reed Hill & Reza Abbaschian, Physical Metallurgy Principles, 3rd Edition, 1994, PWS Publishers USA
W. E. Smith, Structure & Properties of Engineering Alloys, McGraw Hill, 1993
F.L. Matthews & R. D. Rawlings, Composite Materials Engg. & Science, 1994
K. K. Chawla, Composite Materials, 2nd Edition, Springer - Verlag 2001


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Total teaching hours: 


Contact us

Dr. Ravishankar K. S, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473050

Contact details for Placements and Interships


Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P