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:: MATERIALS ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT :: :: NED UNIVERSITY ::

The 21st century will be of materials century. Developments in the design of aircraft, cars, electronic equipment, domestic appliances and many other items depend critically upon the availability of new and innovative materials. Pakistan entered into an era of specialized hi-tech materials after a classical steel mills metallurgy and has started to produce various types of missiles, sub marines, fighter planes, tanks, power plants, shops and oilrigs. There is an emergent National demand for new materials that can only be fulfilled by producing materials engineers. The Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department is currently offering Bachelor, Master and Ph. D. programs in the field of materials and metallurgy. The curricula for the 4-year Bachelor degree in Materials Engineering and Metallurgical Engineering are specifically designed to commensurate with the need of the industry and R & D at home and keeping in view of the recent research trends abroad in the field to impart quality education at standards equal to that of any international university on the field of materials. The Department is offering Graduate Programme in Materials Engineering with specialization in advanced fields of materials engineering, such as Phase Transformation in Materials, Production of Iron and Steels, Advanced Materials Chracterisation Techniques, Advanced Surface Coatings and Electron Microscopy related to nano-technology, smart materials, biomaterials and functional materials. The Masters degree is awarded after successful completion of 30-credit hours course work. The department is also offering a postgraduate Ph. D. degree programme by research in the most advanced field of the materials

engineering. The Ph. D. programme is aimed at faculty development for the Department and is therefore being offered to faculty members of the University. However any one else can undertake the programme on full time basis. In the Department, the students utilize the state-of-the-art equipment for the complete examination, characterization, and evaluation of materials. They gain an understanding of the distinct characteristics of metals, polymers and ceramics: how there structure can be altered by different treatments and manufacturing processes to produce desired properties; and how they can be designed to meet specific needs. This intensive study of materials is the foundation upon which the students may build, after graduation, to apply them to direct research, develop improved materials, control processes, design plants, provide product promotion, or manage various operation in the materials engineering.

FACILITIES AVAILABLE IN THE MATERIALS ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

Laboratories
The Materials department of NED University has divided the labs in two categories.
Conventional Labs Advance Labs

Departmental Library
The department has a good collection of books and journals in the departmental library.
Books Journals

Books
1. A Dictionary of Alloys 2. A Dictionary of Ferrous Metals 3. A Dictionary of Metallurgy 4. Aluminium Bronze 5. An Introduction to Crystallography 6. Engineering Materials 7. Engineering Workshop Data 8. Extruder Principles and Operation 9. Foundry Technology 10. Foundry Work 11. Glow Discharge optical Emission Spectrometry 20. Materials Technology for Electrical Appliances 21. Mechanical Behavior of Materials 12. Hand Book of Nondestructive Evaluation 13. Industrial Radiology 14. Introduction to Health Physics 15. Introduction to Tribology 16. Investment Castings for Engineers 17. Manufacturing Process for Technology 18. Materials for Engineering 19. Materials Properties and Manufacturing Processes 25. Principles of Industrial Metalworking Process 26. Professor Branestawm up the pole 27. Recent Advances with Oxygen in iron and steel making 28. Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-ray Microanalysis 29. Sheet Metal Fabricating 30. SI Units in Engineering 22. Optical Emission Lines of the Elements 23. Physical Metallurgy for Engineers 24. Practical Microscopical Metallography

31. Steel for the user 32. The Casting of Steel

11. Engineering Fracture Mechanics 12. IEEE Transactions

Helvetiae 29. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 30. Physics of Metals and Metallography 31. Polymer

33. The Structure and Properties of Materials Vol. I - Structure 34. The Structure and Properties of Materials Vol. III Mechanical Behavior 35. Tribology in Iron and steel Works 36. Ultrasonic Testing of Materials 37. Understanding the Properties of MATTER

13. International Journal of Fracture 14. JOM 15. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 16. Journal of Applied Physics 17. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 18. Journal of Crystal Growth 19. Journal of Less Common Metals 20. Journal of Materials Chemistry 21. Journal of Materials Science 22. Journal of Microscopy

32. Polymer Bulletin 33. Polymer Engineering and Science 34. Polymer International 35. Precision Engineering 36. Progress in Materials Science 37. Progress in Metal Physics 38. Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia 39. Surface and Coatings Technology 40. Synthetic Metals

Journals
1. Acta Crystallagraphica A 2. Acta Metallurgica et Materialia 3. Applied Physics Letters 4. Cement and Concrete Research 5. Chemistry of Materials 6. Composites 7. Corrosion Science 8. Cryogenics 9. Die Angewandte Makromolekulare Chemie 10. Electro Chimica Acta 28. Pharmaceutica Acta 25. Materials Science and Engineering 26. Micron 27. NDT International

23. Journal of Physics 24. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 41. The Journal of the Institute of Metal 42. Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 43. Tribology International 44. Wear

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR MATERIALS ENGINEERING

CAREER

Materials graduates are employed in a very wide range of industries, research organizations and institutions. Typical employment opportunities are in SUPARCO, Pakistan SteelMills, PAEC,KANUPP, Thermal Power Plants,Oil refineries, Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works, PINSTECH, PAF, PN, PEC, Iron and Steel Foundries, OGDC, NESCOM, AWC, NDC, KRL, PCSIR and PMTF and in a wide range of automobile, Pharmaceutical & Paint Industries. Current Vacancies: The department has openings for Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor Lecturer