Mechanical Behavior of Materials

Mechanical Behavior of Materials

  • Course code

    ME 679

  • L-T-P-C


  • Syllabus


  • Eligible Programmes


  • Mechanical Behavior of Materials

    Offered to: UG & PG

    Introduction: review of elastic and plastic behavior and crystal structure of materials; Isotropic and anisotropic properties of cubic and noncubic crystals; Crystal plasticity: dislocation geometry and energy, dislocation mechanics, slip system, hardening, yield surface, micro-to-macro plasticity; Strain-rate and temperature dependence of flow stress, superplasticity; Mechanical Twining, Martensitic transformation, Shape memory and superelasticity; Hardening mechanisms in metals; Concept of fatigue, fracture, creeps and stress rupture; Rheological behavior: Viscoelasticity; Residual stress; Flow and deformation behavior of polymer, ceramics and glasses; Deformation behavior of metal sandwich plate and metal-matrix composite material


    [1] William F. Hosford, Mechanical Behaviour of Materials, Cambridge University Press, New York, USA, 2005.

    [2] Marc A. Meyers and Krishan Kumar Chawla, Mechanical Behaviour of Materials, 2nd revised eds, Cambridge University Press, New York, USA, 2008.


    [1] D.W.A. Rees, Basic Engineering Plasticity, Elsevier India, New Delhi, 2008.

    [2] C Lakshmana Rao and Abhijit P Deshpande, Modelling of Engineering Materials, Ane Books Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2010.

    [3] John D. Verhoeven, Fudamentals of Physical Metallurgy, Wiley, 1975.

    [4] TH Courtney, Mechanical Behaviour of Materials, 2nd eds, McGraw-Hill International eds, 2000.

    [5] G E Dieter, Mechanical metallurgy, 3rd revised eds, Mgh, 1989.

    [6] Donald R. Askeland and Pradeep P. Phule, The Science and Engineering of Materials, 4th Eds, Thomson, Singapore, 2003.

    [7] J. Chakrabarty, Theory of plasticity, 3rd Eds, Elsevier India, 2009.

    [8] Robert E. Reed-Hill, Physical Metallurgy Principles, 2nd Editions, East-West Press Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, 2008.