Surface Engineering (ML806)

Course Name: 

Surface Engineering


M.Tech. in Materials Engineering




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Surface Cleaning: Classification and Selection of Cleaning Processes Finishing Methods: Classification and Selection of Finishing Processes; Topography of Surfaces; Microstructural Analysis of Finished Surfaces Plating and Electroplating: Electrodeposition Processes: Copper Plating; Nickel Plating; Zinc Plating; Zinc Alloy Plating; Selective (Brush) Plating; Electroforming. Nonelectrolytic Deposition Processes: Eletroless Nickel Plating; Electroless Alloy Deposition Dip, Barrier and Chemical Conversion Coatings: Batch Hot Dip Galvanized Coatings; Phosphate Coatings; Chromate Conversion Coatings; Rust Preventive Compounds; Painting; Ceramic Coatings and Linings; Anodizing. Vacuum and Controlled - Atmosphere Coating and Surface Modification Processes: Thermal Spray Coatings; Chemical Vapor Deposition of Nonsemiconductor Materials; Chemical Vapor Deposition of Semiconductor Materials; Plasma - Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition; Growth and Growth - related Properties of Films Formed by Physical Vapor Deposition; Vacuum Deposition, Reactive Evaporation, and Gas Evaporation; Sputter Deposition; Ion Plating; Ion-Beam-Assisted Deposition; Arc Deposition; Ion Implantation; Diffusion Coatings; Pulsed - Laser Deposition. Testing and Characterization of Coatings and Thin Films: Film Thickness Measurements Using Optical Techniques; Corrosion Testing; Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of Thin Films.


P. K. Dutta & I. S. Gray, Surface Engineering, Vol. I - III, Royal Society of Chemistry, 1993.
ASM Hand Book, Vol.5, ASM International, Metals Park, Ohio, 1999.
Kenneth G. Budinsk, Surface Engineering for wear resistance, Prentice Hall, NJ1988.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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

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Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P