Course Name: Defects in Crystalline Solids (Part-I)

Course abstract

At the end of the course, the student should be able to Have a broad understanding of defects in materials and their role in determining properties of materials Have a thorough understanding of the structure of dislocations in various crystals and their elastic fields Have an overview of plastic deformation mechanisms and the role of dislocations in plasticity, fracture, fatigue and creep

Course Instructor

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Dr. Shashank Shekhar

Prof. Shashank Shekhar is an assistant professor at IIT Kanpur. He joined IITK in 2010 and has since taught manufacturing related courses to 2nd year, 3rd year as well as 4th year UG students. His research interest lies in thermomechanical processing, particularly severe plastic deformation using techniques like machining and constrained groove pressing.
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Teaching Assistant(s)

Prabhat Chand Yadav



Nikhil Tripathi



 Course Duration : Aug-Sep 2018

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 Enrollment : 18-Apr-2018 to 06-Aug-2018