Atomic and molecular structure, crystals and amorphous structure. Metallic state. Defects in crystals. Conductors, semi-conductors and insulators.

    Alloy Theory – Application to industrial alloys. Steel in particular.

       Engineering properties – Their control, hot and cold working, heat treatment, etc. Creep, fatigue and fracture. Corrosion and corrosion control.

         Non-metallic materials – glass, rubber, concrete, plastics, wood and ceramics.

        Elastic and plastic deformations: Defects in metals.


Level of Study: 200 Level