Having successfully completed this course, the student will be able to:
- Explain the structure of crystalline solids by specifying atomic arrangement and forces / crystal structure / miller indices or imperfections in solids.
- Explain mechanical properties, mechanisms of strengthening and failure of metals.
- Describe phase transformation of alloys using phase transformation diagrams and relate the physical / mechanical properties of alloys with phase transformation.
- Understand the basic aspects of advanced engineering materials, their applications and processing such as metal alloys, ceramics, composites, etc.