Heat Treatment Laboratory

Course Name: 

Heat Treatment Laboratory (MT379)


B.Tech (MME)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(0-0-3) 2

Course Outcomes: 

CO1: Develop hands on skills on the heat treatment of various engineering metallic materials
CO2: Understand the various heat treatment procedure for ferrous and non-ferrous alloys
CO3: Analyse the various heat-treated structure and correlate them with their mechanical properties

Course modules and teaching hours: 

MODULE 1 (7 hours): Heat Treatment of Steel: Annealing, Normalizing, Hardening (oil, water, ice)
MODULE 2 (7 hours): Tempering of Steel at various temperature and time
MODULE 3 (4 hours): Hardenability Test –Jominy quench Test
MODULE 4 (4 hours): Age Hardening of Al-alloy
MODULE 5 (5 hours): Carburizing of Steel
MODULE 6 (5 hours): Recrystallization of Cu-alloy
MODULE 7 (4 hours): Sensitization of stainless steel


Sydney H Avner, Introduction to Physical Metallurgy, Wiley John, 1987
T.V Rajan, Heat Treatment: Principles and Techniques, 1996


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

E.Mail: mme.placementcell@nitk.edu.in

Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P