Mechanical Properties and Behaviour of Materials


Course Description

Stress strain behaviour. Atomic bonding and elastic modulus. Theoretical strength. Elastic and plastic deformation. Slip systems. Dislocations. Twinning. Ductile and brittle fracture. Deformation of single and polycrystals. Dislocation multiplication. Cross slip. Climb. Dislocation interactions. Work hardening. Solid solution hardening; Precipitation-hardening. Dispersion hardening; Strengthening by grain size reduction. High temperature deformation. Creep. Stress relaxation; Effect of strain rate and temperature. Superplasticity. Forming of metal products.