Class Central is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Properties of Materials (Nature and Properties of Materials : III)

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and NPTEL via Swayam


The course is an introduction to mechanical and electrical properties of materials. The course will introduce notation of mechanical properties, elastic properties of various materials, plastic deformation in metals and mechanisms therein and strengthening mechanisms. It will also introduce the students to the basics of electrical properties of metals and semiconductors with an introduction to Drude theory, quantum mechanics and band theory. Overall, this is an introductory course to materials properties.

INTENDED AUDIENCE : B.Tech. Students of Materials Science, Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering,
Chemical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Nanoscience and NanotechnologyPREREQUISITES : NilINDUSTRY SUPPORT : It is a basic course



Week 1 : Introduction and Basic ElasticityWeek 2 : Mechanical testing and plastic deformationWeek 3 : Plastic deformation mechanismsWeek 4 : Strengthening mechanismsWeek 5 : Electrical properties of metalsWeek 6 : Quantum mechanics and band theoryWeek 7 : Semiconductor propertiesWeek 8 : Thermal properties

Taught by

Prof. Ashish Garg

Related Courses


Start your review of Properties of Materials (Nature and Properties of Materials : III)

Never Stop Learning!

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.

Sign up for free