MATERIALS SCIENCE

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Regulation 2021

ISBN978-81-1943257-8

UNIT I THERMAL APPLICATIONS

Principles of heat transfer, steady state of heat flow, conduction through compound media-series and parallel-conductivity of rubber tube and powder materials – heat transfer through fenestrations, thermal insulation and its benefits – heat gain and heat loss estimation – factors affecting the thermal performance of buildings, thermal measurements, thermal comfort, indices of thermal comfort, climate and design of solar radiation, shading devices – central heating.

UNIT II VENTILATION AND REFRIGERATION

Requirements, principles of natural ventilation – ventilation measurements, design for natural ventilation – Window types and packaged air conditioners – chilled water plant – fan coil systems – water piping – cooling load – Air conditioning systems for different types of buildings – Protection against fire to be caused by A.C.Systems.

UNIT III ACOUSTICS AND LIGHTING DESIGNS

Methods of sound absorptions – absorbing materials – noise and its measurements, sound insulation and its measurements, impact of noise in multistored buildings. Visual field glare, colour – day light calculations – day light design of windows, measurement of day-light and use of models and artificial skies, principles of artificial lighting, supplementary artificial lighting.

UNIT IV NEW ENGINEERING MATERIALS

Composites – Definition and Classification – Fibre reinforced plastics (FRP) and fiber reinforced metals (FRM) – Metallic glasses – Shape memory alloys – Ceramics – Classification – Crystalline – Non Crystalline – Bonded ceramics, Manufacturing methods – Slip casting – Isostatic pressing – Gas pressure bonding – Properties – thermal, mechanical, electrical and chemical ceramic fibres – ferroelectric and ferromagnetic ceramics – High Aluminium ceramics.

UNIT V NATURAL DISASTERS

Seismology and Seismic waves – Earth quake ground motion – Basic concepts and estimation techniques – site effects – Probabilistic and deterministic Seismic hazard analysis – Cyclone and flood hazards – Fire hazards and fire protection, fire-proofing of materials, fire safety regulations and firefighting equipment – Prevention and safety measures.

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