Basics:Prologue – Introduction to the course – Science, Engineering and Technology of Materials;Microstructure:Atomic Bonding – Structure of Solids – Movement of Atoms – Development of Microstructure;Material Behaviour:Surface Properties – Response to Stress – Failure Theories – Fracture Mechanics – Rheology – Thermal Properties;Structural Materials:Review of Construction Materials and Criteria for Selection – Wood and Wood Products – Polymers – Fibre Reinforced Polymers – Metals – Bituminous Materials – Concrete – Glass;Non-structural materials, accessories and finishes:Review of Non-structural Materials and Criteria for Selection – Waterproofing materials – Polymer Floor Finishes – Paints – Tiles – Acoustic Treatment – Dry walls – Anchors;Closure:Environmental Concerns – Social Perception of Construction Materials – Closure – Extra Videos and Reading Material – Visit to Showroom for Tiles, Fittings and Accessories – Sanitary Fittings – Pipes

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This course is part of NPTEL online courses, delivered by IIT Madras.

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