HUMANITIES & SCIENCE
composition - ENG-111 (3-0)
instruction in writing, focusing on analysis, argument, inquiry and research,
strategies for reading critically, analyzing text from different prospective,
developing substantive argument through systematic revision, addressing
specific audiences, integration sources and expressing ideas with clarity and
correctness, strategies for formulating and investigating questions, locating
and evaluating information.
Skills - ENG-121 (3-0)
speaking skills, types of communication, research documentation, speech and
pronunciation, presentation environment, presentation configuration, presentation
strategies, conversation skills, illustrations and visual aids.
iii) Technical Writing
- ENG-122 (3-0)
instructions in Technical Writing; Strategies to produce clear, effective and
technical documents. Researching,
Analyzing, Finding and Presenting Data.
Official Correspondence, Proposals, Instruction Manual, Resumes and
Studies - HUM-111 (2-0)
Hujjat-ul- Wida (Farewell Address), The life of the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon
Him), Influence of Islamic Civilization on the Subcontinent, International
influence of Islamic civilization.
Studies - HUM-121 (2-0)
of 1857, ideology of Pakistan, Pakistan Movement, independence, distribution of
water resources, political history, dismemberment of East Pakistan,
constitution, wars, Kashmir issue, disputed areas.
i) Psychology - HUM-441
of Psychology, Biological Bases of Behavior, Emotions, Perception and
Motivation, Cognitive Psychology, Personality, Psychology of Communication,
Mass Communication, Psychology of Work Environment, Performance, Organizational
Behavior, Stress Management, Relaxation Techniques.
ii) Sociology - HUM-431
Historical Perspectives, Society & Community, Social
Groups & Social Institutions, Social
Interaction & Social Norms, Social Stratification
& Cultural Change,
Health & Population, Collective Behavior, Civil Society &
Research in Sociology, Discussion on Social Problems of Pakistan.
iii) Anthropology - HUM-432
anthropology, Language and classifications, Cultural translation, witchcraft
and rationality, Exchange, Reciprocity and
Social Relations, Rites of Passage. An Introduction to Medical Anthropology. Styles
of Discourse: Music, Myth, Oral History, Stories, Games.
Relations - HUM-442 (3-0)
Introduction, International relations in the
twentieth century, constraints and opportunities - freedom of action in
international relations. National interest, Power, Balance of power, International
security Principal causes of war, International political economy,
International trade and monetary system International law, International
organization, International integration and transnational, Future world order.
v) Globalization - HUM-351 (3-0)
selected global issues, Globalization
as it impacts identity and culture. The Legacy of Historical Globalization,
Globalization and Sustainable
Prosperity, The Role of the Citizen of Globalization.
Practice - MGT 311(3-0)
controversial ethical issues facing the professional community, moral
reasoning, moral dilemmas, law and morality, equity, justice and fairness,
ethical standards, and moral development.
Management - MGT 421 (3-0)
organization, planning and decision aids, project planning techniques,
organization structure, human resource management, leadership, total quality
management, project management techniques, managing information system,
managing operation, PERT, CPM, tools.
iii) Business and
Entrepreneurship - MGT 422 (3-0)
Evolution of the
concept of entrepreneur; Factors affecting entrepreneurial growth. Ingredients
for a successful new business. Creativity and sources of new business ideas,
E-commerce and business start-up and growth, marketing management, franchising.
iv) TQM - MGT 423
principles; standards; techniques for quality analysis and improvements;
statistical methods and SPC. Acceptance sampling, QFD, value engineering,
cross-functional management and bench marking; ISO-9000 application, clauses
and implementation issues.
v) Safety Health and
Environment – MGT 424 (3-0)
Health and Safety, Industrial Safety: objectives of safety, importance of
safety in an industry, industrial accidents, types of accidents. Fire
prevention and control, techniques of safety management, principles of accident
prevention, hazard analysis, legal, humanitarian and economic reason for
action, safety inspection procedures, safety raining, first aid and emergency
procedures. Importance of clean environment, scale of environmental pollution,
atmospheric pollution, its effect on human health and technologies for
pollution control, Industrial wastes and their treatment. Noise pollution and
its effect on human health, remedial measures. ISO Standards for Safety, Health
i) Calculus - MAT-111
single and multi valued functions, inverse function and graphs polar
coordinates, limit continuity, indeterminate forms, L’Hopital Rule, infinite
series, derivative and its applications, related rates, maxima and minima,
Tailor and Maclaurin series comparison, ratio, root and integral tests,
absolute series, integration, Wall’s formula, application, quadrature, arc
length, solid of revolution.
Mathematics - MAT-121 (3-0)
differentiation, advance vectors analysis, directional derivatives, irrational
and solenoidal vector fields, multiple integration, Gauss divergence theorem,
Stokes’s and Green theorems. Fourier series, complex variables, Cauchy Riemann
iii) Differential Equations - MAT-212 (3-0)
boundary conditions, linear differential equations, Cauchy’s and Legendre’s
equations, equations of second order, simultaneous equations, , numerical
approximation, orthogonal trajectories, partial differential equations,
shifting theorems, Heaveside’s expansion formula, zeros and poles,
Cauchy’s-Reimann equations, conformal transformation, counter integration.
iv) Numerical Methods -
roots of transcendental equations, linear iteration method, newton method,
regula falsi method, bisection method, non linear simultaneous equations,
modified newton method, finite differences, solution of linear simultaneous
equations, Jacobi and LU factorization methods, method of least square, Gregory
Newton forward & backward difference formula, stirling, lagrange
interpolation, divided difference interpolating polynomial, numerical
differentiation, numerical integration, ordinary and partial differential
equations, Taylor series method, Heun’s
Method, Runge Kutta method, solution of
one dimensional heat equation
i) Applied Physics-I -
Rotation, Torque & angular momentum, Oscillations, Waves, Optics, Basic
plasma physics, Middle and upper atmosphere, Solar and planetary system,
Particle physics and cosmology, Spacecraft charging
ii) Applied Physics-II
- PHY-112 (3-0)
electric field, Gauss’s law, electric potential, Ohm’s law, magnetic field,
inductance, RLC circuits, Faraday’s Law, Maxwell’s Equations, electromagnetic
waves, interaction of radiation with materials, light phenomena, black body
radiations, atomic spectra.
Chemistry - CHE-101 (3-0)
The properties of
various groups and periods of the periodic table. Sources, production and uses
of the major chemicals especially with relevance to Pakistan. Manufacture and
uses of various hydrocarbons. Oxidation/reduction processes. Lubricants and
oils. paints, batteries, rubbers, fuels & liquid crystals, cement, glass.
Environmental pollution and control.
i) Introduction to
Information Technology - EE-111 (2-1)
software, operating systems, application packages, word processors,
spreadsheets, presentation tools, antivirus, engineering applications, file
management, programming fundamentals, MATLAB, use of email and internet.
Language - EE-112 (2-1)
programming, flow chart, pseudo-code, compilers, programming structures,
variables, decision making, functions, arrays, pointers, object oriented
programming, manipulation of numbers, characters, file, handling, controlling
I/Os, language platform, C++, data structures and ADTs, data types &
arrays, queue ADT, array based queue implementation, sequence ADT, comparison
of sorting algorithms, graph ADT, directed graphs, weighted graph, Dijkstra’s
iii) Computer Aided Drafting
- AAE-110 (0-2)
drafting, introduction to orthographic projections, projects of points/lines,
isometric drawing, conversion of pictorial views into orthographic views, solid
section, introduction to CAD, moving around existing drawing, drawing editing,
simple 2D drawing, drawing with precision, drawing objects, object
manipulation, layers and object properties, solid modeling and rendering.
SUBJECTS (MANDATORY COURSES)
Methods in Engineering - PRB-111 (2-0)
presentation of data, measurement of central tendency & dispersion,
elements of probability & statistics, probability distribution function,
Technology - AAE-111 (0-2)
Maintenance and fitting
of tools, measuring instruments, forging, wood work, metal forming, foundry
practice, safety and care.
iii) Introduction to
Engineering and Materials - MSE-111 (3-0)
engineering materials, types of materials, scope and role in industrial development.
Raw materials for engineering materials, availability and demand. Atomic
bonding, crystal structures of metals, properties of materials. Introduction to polymers, ceramics and
composite materials. Processing, properties and applications of metallic,
polymeric, ceramic and composite materials.
iv) Metals and Alloys
- MSE-212 (3-1)
various types of metals and their alloys. Iron-Iron carbide phase diagrams.
Definition of structures in steels, invariant reactions like monotectic, Eutectic,
Eutectoid, Peritectic etc. Pearlite, bainite and martensite formation and their
microstructures. Effect of alloying elements, low alloyed and microalloyed
steels. Stainless steels and their production. Duplex steels, Cast irons.
Various non-ferrous materials like Al, Mg, Cu, Ti, Ni, Cr, Be and Li etc. and
their alloy developments. Special purpose materials including Radar Absorbing
(RAM) and shape memory alloys (SMA). Metals and alloys for aerospace
v) Ceramics and
Glasses - MSE-214 (3-1)
classification of ceramic materials, glass-and glass-ceramics, ceramics
microstructure, bonding and structural principles, phase equilibria, batch
calculations; ceramic particles and powders, sintering and vitrification, grain
growth; microstructural controls for designed structural and functional
properties, Dielectric materials, polarization mechanism, ferroelectricity,
piezoelectricity, pyroelectricity, dielectric strength and ionic conductivity,
magnetic materials: paramagnetic, ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic
materials, exchange coupling, magnetic anisotropy, soft and hard magnets,
magnetic recording media, superconductivity. Hot isostatic pressing/processing.
Ceramics for aerospace applications.
Thermodynamics - MSE-221 (3-0)
thermodynamics, Gibbs and Helmoltz free energies. Use of thermodynamic data.
Equilibrium, quasi-static equilibrium. Relationship between heat and work. Measurement of heat of reactions, phase
equillibria in single and multicomponent systems. Applications of thermodynamics in materials
science & engineering. Thermodynamic
basis for binary alloy phase diagram, Nernst equation, thermodynamics of
electrochemical cells, EMF cells, thermodynamics of surfaces, thermodynamics of
defects in solids.
vii) Mechanics of
Materials - MSE-222 (3-1)
properties of materials, elastic constants and their relationships, tensile,
compressive and shear stress and strain, compound bars, thermal stresses. Moments of inertia, shearing force and
bending moment, simple bending theory, shear stresses in beams, deflection of
beams. Torsion of circular bars, hollow and compound shafts. Plane stress and strain, principal stresses
and strains, Mohr’s circle for stress and strain, theories of failure. Yield,
fatigue and creep. Thin and thick walled
pressure vessels. Photo-elasticity.
viii) Circuits and
Electronics - EE-171 (3-0)
quantities, circuit theorems, Thevenins’s and Norton’s equivalent,
maximum power transfer, components, transient analysis, ac analysis,
semiconductors, PN diode, transistors, FETs, Op-amps, amplifiers, frequency
response, regulators, analog filters.
ix) Crystal Structure
and Analysis - MSE-230 (3-0)
Unit cell, Space lattice, Bravais lattices, crystal systems, packing density,
coordination number, rotational and reflection symmetries, crystal planes and
directions, Miller Indices. Diffraction
and Bragg’s Law. Homogeneous & Heterogeneous nucleation, atomic diffusion
in solids. Crystalline defects, twining, ordered and disordered solutions.
Crystallization; solidification, grain boundaries, grain size, cast structure,
segregation, shrinkage defects, XRD, electron microscopy (SEM/TEM), Polarized
light microscopy, polymorphism.
Amorphous materials. Single
x) Polymers - MSE-241
and applications: Thermoplastics, thermo-settings, elastomers, biopolymers,
ionomers (conducting polymers) polyelectrolytes, crystallinites and liquid
crystalline polymers. Polymer
structure/property relations: Molecular weight and distribution, polymer phase
transition, glass transition temperature.
Polymer synthesis: free radical, cationic, anionic, condensation,
oxidative, and ring opening polymerization, in bulk, solution and microemulsion
media. Polymer characterization by thermal, spectroscopic, surface, and imaging
methods, polymers degradation and stabilization. Applications of polymers. Polymers for
xi) Extraction of
Materials - MSE-317 - (2-0)
Different types of
ferrous and non-ferrous ores. Ore dressings, various equipment,
operations/processes like size reduction, concentration, froth floatation,
direct/indirect reduction, hydrometallurgy, pyro-metallurgy smelting, roasting
and calcinations etc. used in the extraction of metals. Production of pig iron,
wrought iron and steels using blast and allied furnaces. Extraction and
production of various non-ferrous metals like Al, Mg, Ti, Cu, Ni, Cr, Ag, Be
and refractory metals etc. from their respective ores. Raw materials for polymers,
ceramics and composite material production.
xii) Heat Treatment and
Phase Transformation - MSE-323 (3-1)
heat treatment and its importance. Cooling curves, phase diagrams of pure
substances, binary isomorphous alloy systems, concept of tie line and lever
rule. Non-equilibrium solidification of alloys. Binary eutectic alloy system.
Numerical problems. Phase diagrams with intermediate phases and compounds, eutectic,
eutectoid and peritectic reactions. Heat treatment processes heat treatment of
carbon steel and alloy steel. Time Temperature Transformation (TTT) and Continuous
Cooling Transformation (CCT) diagrams, various
transformation products of steel and their mechanism of formation, annealing,
normalizing, quenching, quenching medium, spherodizing, hardening and
hardenability, Jominy-quench test, tempering, austempering and martempering
processes, subzero treatment, surface heat treatment, case hardening, heat
treatment after carburizing, residual stresses. Heat treating equipment, furnace
atmospheres, heat treatment of nonferrous metals/alloys, solution heat
treatment mechanism, defects due to heat treatment processes, surface finish
after heat treatment.
xiii) Inspection and
Testing of Materials - MSE-332 (3-1)
Materials: Scope and importance, tensile, compression, hardness, bending,
torsion, toughness testing, their equipment and specimens. Determination of
strength and ductility parameters from tensile testing, interpretation of
tensile test. Impact, fatigue and creep testing and their importance from
application point of view. Plastic
anisotropy (r-value) and its importance. Strain hardening and strain rate
hardening of materials. Introduction to
superplasticity and measurement of strain rate sensitivity index. Non-destructive testing of materials and
castings. Effect of grain size on properties of materials (Hall-Petch
Materials – MSE-336 (3-1)
composite materials: classification (MMC, PMC, CMC etc.), structures,
characteristics and applications, commonly used fabrication techniques,
important reinforcement phases, interfacial bonding, control and measurement of
interfacial strength, formulation and relationship between elastic properties
and geometrical parameters in laminae, laminates and short fiber composites,
fracture and energy absorption mechanism in composites. Composites for
xv) Manufacturing and
Casting Technologies - MSE-341 (3-1)
importance of manufacturing technology in Pakistan, classification of
mechanical working processes, sheet metal forming, stamping, stretching and
deep drawing. Weld-ability, forging, tube drawing, machining, rolling
principles, rolling of ingot, bloom, billets, thermo-mechanical treatment,
rolling mills design and calculations.
xvi) Welding and
Joining Processes - MSE-343 (3-1)
welding and joining. Welding processes
and their selection, effect of heat on metals, pre-heating , stress, strain,
weld-ability , type of joints, types of welds, filler metals, welding problems,
welding defects. Gas arc, TIG & MIG,
spot, atomic hydrogen, plasma arc, electro slag welding, and explosive welding.
Welding under water shielded metals, friction stir welding, vapor shielded
metal arc welding, resistance spot, multiple spot, flash and upset, and
percussion welding, the weld inspection, other welding processes include:
laser, electron beam, pressure and ultrasonic welding. Soldering, brazing,
joining of dissimilar materials, welding of plastics, adhesive bonding, bonding
materials, inspection, testing and quality assurance of welded
xvii) Nanomaterials -
and functionally gradient materials, biomaterials. semiconductors,
superconductors, optical and magnetic materials. Basic chemical and physical
properties of biomaterials, including metals, ceramics, and polymers, role of
microstructure properties in the choice of biomaterials and design of
artificial organs, Processing and properties of superalloys, directionally
solidified and single-crystal, superalloys, micro-structural instabilities.
Mechanically alloyed metals, ODS alloys. Nano-materials and their
classification, Nano structured materials, fuel cell materials, materials for
hydrogen storage, shape memory alloys.
xviii) Corrosion and
Materials’ Protection - MSE-424 (3-0)
materials degradation, basic concepts of corrosion engineering, cost of
corrosion, corrosion environments, corrosion principles, electrochemical
aspects of corrosion, polarization, passivity, variables affecting corrosion
rate, Nernst equation, Pourbaix diagrams, Standard reduction potential (EMF)
series, Galvanic series, types of
corrosion, High temperature degradation, types of scale, mechanism of scale
protection, corrosion testing and monitoring, NACE standards of corrosion
monitoring, corrosion in petrochemical industries along with case studies,
cathodic and anodic protection, corrosion inhibitors, protective coatings,
corrosion of plastics and elastomers, corrosion of ceramics, corrosion
Tools in Materials - MSE-432 (2-1)
Basic modeling and
simulation techniques. Modeling of diffusion processes including Heat and Mass
Transfer, Steady state and unsteady state. Numerical solution of such problems
will be discussed. Handling chemical reactions. Modeling of blast furnace
operation. Modeling of microstructures, Phase transformation, Mechanical
properties and Material processing such as Casting and Plastic Deformation,
Solidification, moving boundary and coring/segregation, Extrusion, HAZ,
Nucleation and Growth.
Characterization Techniques - MSE-433 (3-0)
electron microscopy (Imaging and EDX), STEM, X-ray analysis (diffraction,
absorption, fluorescence, structure analysis, energy dispersive analysis),
Surface analysis (X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and secondary ion mass
spectroscopy), vibration spectroscopy (Infrared and Raman), Thermal analysis
(TGA, DSC). Atomic force microscopy. In SITU characterization techniques.
xxi) Surface Engineering
- MSE-436 (3-0)
motivation for surface engineering, Surfaces, interfaces and inter
phases,surface energy, thermodynamics of surfaces. Introduction to vacuum,
Kinetic theory, mean free path, vacuum chambers, pumps (rotary, diffusion,
turbo, ion etc.). Classification of surface coatings, Oxidation protective
coatings, aluminum anodizing, plasma spraying, thin films, PVD, CVD and PECVD
techniques, Thermal spray coatings, HVOF, Electro and electroless plating. Coating
characterization and applications. Laser treatment of materials. Surface
modification and melting by laser treatment. Analysis based on adsorption,
surface interactions with ion beams, electron beams and radiations. Coatings
for mechanical applications, high temperature coating systems, Coatings for
xxii) Project Design –I &
II - MSE-491 (6-0)
identification, objective of project, definition of subsystems &
requirements, project feasibility, presentation, preliminary design.
Materials – MSE-318 (3-0)
environments, requirements of materials for aerospace applications. Materials to sustain vacuum, high
temperature, high temperature gradients and high energy radiation. Ruggedization and surface modification of
aerospace components. Principles of materials selection. Ablative materials.
Non-destructive evaluation (NDE) of aerospace components. Case studies on
failure analysis of aerospace components.
ii) Biomaterials -
materials used in medicine, trace elements in blood and their importance,
surface properties characterization of Bio materials, surface & protein
interactions, biological and biochemical properties of proteins, cells &
tissues, biocompatibility & host reactions to bio implants, implementation
& degradation of implant materials, sterilization and implants associated
infections, testing & bio materials surface coating, elastomers, hydrogels
and their applications. Ceramics & bioglasses, adhesives & sealants,
degradable materials application in drug delivery.
iii) High Temperature
Materials - MSE-411 (3-0)
applications of high temperature ferrous & non-ferrous alloys;
Intermetallics; High-temperature composites; Control of properties, coatings
and lubrications for high temperatures applications.
iv) Nuclear Materials -
overview of reactor components and their materials, properties of materials for
nuclear reactor applications. Mining and extraction of nuclear materials.
Uranium purification, enrichment, reprocessing of irradiated fuels, fuel
fabrication. Structural nuclear materials and their performance. Failure modes
and radiation effects.
v) Advanced Materials
- MSE-413 (3-0)
for structural applications and manufacturing processes; Thermodynamics and
physical metallurgy of amorphous alloys; high temperature materials, shape
memory alloys, and functional graded materials; Advanced ceramics for
abrasives, cutting tools and aerospace applications.
ceramics - MSE-414 (3-0)
capacitors, charge displacement (polarization), dielectrics in alternating
electric fields, dielectric strength, prototype ferroelectrics; BaTiO3, Domain
structure and Curie temperature, E-P hysteresis, piezoelectric crystals,
electrostrictive effect, Rleaxors,
pyroelectrics and opto-electrics, birefringence. Magnetic materials,
weiss domains, B-H hysteresis, shape memory alloys.
materials I - MSE-415 (3-0)
Energy bands and
carrier concentration in thermal equilibrium, carrier transport phenomenon, p-n
junction, bipolar transistors, MOSFETS & MESFET, Microwave diodes.
Quantum-effects and hot-electron devices.
materials II - MSE-416 (3-0)
Crystal growth and
epitaxy, Film formation, lithography and etching, impurity doping, photonic
devices, integrated devices,
ix) Polymer Synthesis
and Structure - MSE-421 (3-0)
processes, industrial Polymers, vinyl cationic, anionic, Free radical and
Controlled/living radical polymerization: atom transfer radical polymerization
(ATRP) and group transfer radical polymerization (GTP), Vinyl polymerization
with complex coordination catalysts, ring-forming reactions, crosslinking,
block and graft copolymer formation, and polymer degradation. Step-reaction and
ring-opening polymerization, Inorganic and partially inorganic polymers,
organic and natural polymers.
x) Powder Metallurgy
- MSE-422 (3-0)
Advanced theory of
powder metallurgy, Atomization theory and industrial practice. Consolidation
theory of metal powders, Powder metallurgy materials, Design of powder
metallurgy processes and parts production, advanced analytical method for
powder metallurgy, Hot isostatic processing (HIP) and sintering.
xi) Polymer Physical
Chemistry - MSE-423 (3-0)
synthesis, configuration, Stereochemistry and isomerism, Solubility and
thermodynamics of dilute solutions, Phase separation behavior, Concentrated
solutions, Diffusion and permeability, Chain conformation, Kinetics of
crystallization, viscoelasticity, Deformation and fracture in polymers, Cyclic
deformations, Molecular aspects of fracture and healing in polymers.
xii) Advanced Composite
Materials - MSE-426 (3-0)
composites (high temp/high performance) their designing and manufacturing, use
of composite tooling; fastening, machining and adhesive bonding, composite
repair. Failure behavior and performance of composites in different
environments. Testing and inspection methods, composites of the future.
microscopy - MSE-431 (3-0)
and electron lenses, The transmission electron microscope, theory of operation,
scanning electron microscope, theory of operation, specimen beam interactions,
specimen preparation for TEM and SEM, X-ray analysis, construction of the EDS
detector system, artifacts, quantitative analysis, coating for conductivity.
xiv) Failure Analysis
of Materials - MSE-432 (3-0)
in engineering applications, fracture mechanics. fatigue, creep, corrosion and
high temperature failures; failure analysis, Case studies.
Elective subjects will be offered depending upon the availability of faculty
and the number of students.