Non-Equilibrium Materials and Processing (ML 808)

Course Name: 

Non-Equilibrium Materials and Processing


M.Tech. in Materials Engineering




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Thermodynamics of equilibrium and non-equilbrium processes. Effect of fine structures on equilibrium, Suppressing of equilibrium structures, Melt quenching, Laser based processing, Ion based processes, High energy milling, Sputtering systems, ECAPs, Roll bonding, Friction based processes like friction welding, friction stir processing, friction surfacing. Use of shock energy for non-equilibrium processing.Metallic glasses, Quasicrystals, High entropy alloys. tomic crystals and their reactivity.Non-equilibrium phases in Fe based, Cu based, Al based alloys.Properties of Non-equilibrium synthesized materials.


Rajiv Mishra, Friction stir processing and Applications: Elsevier publications, 2005.
D J Paulo Tribology in manufacturing technology, (ed)Springer, 2012.
B S Yilbas, S Z Shuja Laser surface processing and model studies,, Springer, 2013.
S Hosamani An introduction to surface alloying of metals, 2011


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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

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Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P