Mechanical Metallurgy Questions and Answers

Mechanical Metallurgy Interview Questions and Answers

Our 1000+ Mechanical Metallurgy questions and answers focuses on all areas of Mechanical Metallurgy subject covering 100+ topics in Mechanical Metallurgy. These topics are chosen from a collection of most authoritative and best reference books on Mechanical Metallurgy. One should spend 1 hour daily for 2-3 months to learn and assimilate Mechanical Metallurgy comprehensively. This way of systematic learning will prepare anyone easily towards Mechanical Metallurgy interviews, online tests, examinations and certifications.


– 1000+ Multiple Choice Questions & Answers in Mechanical Metallurgy with explanations
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Here’s list of Questions & Answers on Mechanical Metallurgy Subject covering 100+ topics:

1. Questions & Answers on Stress and Strain Relationship for Elastic Behaviour

The section contains questions and answers on point stress description, mohr’s circle stress in 2-dimension, stress hydrostatic and deviator component, elastic stress, stress concentration, strain relation and energy.

Stress Description at a Point
Mohr’s Circle of Stress in 2-Dimension
Hydrostatic & Deviator Component of Stress – 1
Hydrostatic & Deviator Component of Stress – 2
Elastic Stress and Strain Relation
Strain Energy
Stress Concentration

2. Questions on Element of Plasticity Theory

The section contains questions on flow curve, true stress and strain, ductile metal yielding criteria, plastic stress strain relation, stress and strain invariant.

The Flow Curve
True Stress & True Strain
Yielding Criteria for Ductile Metal
Invariant of Stress & Strain
Plastic Stress-Strain Relation

3. Questions & Answers on Plastic Deformation of Single Crystal

The section contains questions and answers on crystal geometry concepts, lattice defects, dislocation movement slip, shear stress, stacking fault and twinning deformation.

Concept of Crystal Geometry-1
Concept of Crystal Geometry-2
Lattice Defects
Slip by Dislocation Movement
Critical Resolved Shear Stress
Stacking Fault
Deformation by Twinning

4. Questions on Dislocation Theory

The section contains questions on burger vector, dislocation loop and energy, dislocation in bcc, fcc and hcp, stress field, dislocation climb and intersection.

Burger Vector & the Dislocation Loop
Dislocation in BCC, FCC & HCP
Stress Field & Energy of Dislocation
Dislocation Climb & Intersection of Dislocation
Multiplication of Dislocation

5. Questions & Answers on Strengthening Mechanisms

The section contains questions and answers on grain boundaries and deformation, yield point phenomena, strain hardening, solid solution and fiber strengthening.

Grain Boundaries & Deformation-1
Grain Boundaries & Deformation-2
Yield Point Phenomena
Solid Solution Strengthening
Fiber Strengthening
Strain Hardening – 1
Strain Hardening – 2

6. Questions on Fracture

The section contains questions on metal fracture types, brittle fracture griffith theory, fracture metallographic aspects and notch effect.

Types of Fracture in Metal – 1
Types of Fracture in Metal – 2
Griffith Theory of Brittle Fracture – 1
Griffith Theory of Brittle Fracture – 2
Metallographic Aspect of Fracture
Notch Effect

7. Questions & Answers on Tension Test

The section contains questions and answers on true-stress-true strain curve, strain rate effect on flow properties, notch tensile test and brinell hardness.

True-Stress-True Strain Curve – 1
True-Stress-True Strain Curve – 2
Effect of Strain Rate on Flow Properties – 1
Effect of Strain Rate on Flow Properties – 2
Effect of Strain Rate on Flow Properties – 3
Notch Tensile Test
Brinell Hardness

8. Questions on Hardness & Torsion Test

The section contains questions on meyer hardness, microhardness test, hot torsion test, large plastic strains torsion stress, hardness and flow curve relationship.

Meyer Hardness
Relationship Between Hardness and Flow Curve
Microhardness test
Torsion Stress for Large Plastic Strains
Hot Torsion Test

9. Questions & Answers on Fracture Mechanics

The section contains questions and answers on stress intensity factor, fracture toughness design, kic plane stress toughness testing and j integral-r-curve.

Stress Intensity Factor
Fracture Toughness and Design
Kic Plane-Stress Toughness Testing
J Integral-R-Curve

10. Questions on Fatigue of Metals

The section contains questions on s-n curve, mean stress effect on fatigue, low curve fatigue, strain life equation, surface effect and fatigue, machine design approach, cumulative fatigue damage and sequence effects.

S-N Curve – 1
S-N Curve – 2
Effect of Mean Stress on Fatigue
Low-Curve Fatigue
Strain Life Equation
Surface Effect & Fatigue – 1
Surface Effect & Fatigue – 2
Cumulative Fatigue Damage & Sequence Effects – 1
Cumulative Fatigue Damage & Sequence Effects – 2
Cumulative Fatigue Damage & Sequence Effects – 3
Machine Design Approach – 1
Machine Design Approach – 2

11. Questions & Answers on Creep & Stress Rupture

The section contains questions and answers on high temperature material problems, creep curve, stress rupture test, creep deformation mechanism and super plasticity.

High Temperature Material Problem
Creep Curve – 1
Creep Curve – 2
Stress-Rupture Test – 1
Stress-Rupture Test – 2
Mechanism of Creep Deformation – 1
Mechanism of Creep Deformation – 2
Super Plasticity

12. Questions on Brittle Fracture and Impact Testing

The section contains questions on instrumented charpy test, transition temperature curve significance and temper embrittlement.

Instrumented Charpy Test
Significance of Transition Temperature Curve
Temper Embrittlement

13. Questions & Answers on Metal Working Fundamentals

The section contains questions and answers on metal working mechanism and temperature, hydrostatic pressure and residual stress.

Mechanism of Metal Working
Temperature in Metal Working
Hydrostatic Pressure
Residual Stress

14. Questions on Forging

The sections covers questions on forging process classification, forging defects and plane strain forging.

Classification of Forging Process
Forging in Plane Strain
Forging Defects

15. Questions & Answers on Metals Rolling

The section contains questions and answers on hot rolling, rolling process classification, torque and power, rolled products problems and defects.

Classification of Rolling Process
Hot Rolling
Problem and Defects in Rolled Products
Torque and Power

16. Questions on Extrusion

The section contains questions on extrusion equipments, deformation, lubrication and defects, tubing extrusion, cold-extrusion and cold-forming.

Extrusion Equipments
Deformation, Lubrication and Defects in Extrusion
Cold Extrusion and Cold-Forming
Extrusion of Tubing

17. Questions & Answers on Sheet-Metal Forming, Rods and Wire Drawing

The section contains questions and answers on stretch forming, shearing and blanking, rods and wire drawing.

Rods and Wire Drawing
Shearing and Blanking
Stretch Forming
If you would like to learn Mechanical Metallurgy thoroughly, you should attempt to work on the complete set of questions and answers mentioned above. It will immensely help anyone trying to crack an exam or an interview.

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