Materials for Petroleum Engineering


Learning Outcomes
Understanding of :-

  • Atomic structure and bonding
  • Types of materials (Metals, Alloys, Ceramics, Polymers and Composites)
  • Mechanical properties and testing
  • Failure characteristics of materials
  • The wide variety of thermal considerations for industry

Recommended Texts
  • Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction (6th Ed)
    - Wiliam D. Callister [ISBN 0-471-22471-5]
  • Selection and Use of Engineering Materials(3rd Ed)
    - JA Charles, FA Crane and JAG Furness [ISBN 0-7506-3277-1]
  • Mechanics of Materials (2nd Ed)
    - Roy R. Craig [ISBN 0-471-33176-7]
  • Drilling Technology in Nontechnical Language
    - Steve Devereux [ISBN 978-0-87814-762-5]