Composite Materials (ML801)

Course Name: 

Composite Materials


M.Tech. in Materials Engineering




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Introduction, their characteristic features, interfaces, wettability, bonding. Important reinforcements fibers, whiskers, short fibers and particles, production. Properties, and applications of polymer matrix composites: metal matrix composites, ceramic matrix composites, carbon /carbon composites, intermetallic matrix composites, mechanics, laminate composites, short fiber composites, toughness of composites - thermal, fatigue and environmental effects, joining of composites, designing with composite materials.


K. K. Chawla, Composite materials, Springer - Verlag Press, 2001.
Mathews F. L. and Fawlings R. D., Composite Materials: Chapman Press.
Bryan Harris, Composite Materials, Institute of Materials, London 1996


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
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