Materials science

The field of materials science, conjointly unremarkably termed as materials science and engineering is the design and discovery of concerned materials, significantly solids. The intellectual origins of materials science stem from the Enlightenment, once researchers began to use analytical thinking from chemistry, physics, and engineering to grasp ancient, phenomenological observations in scientific discipline and geology. Materials science still incorporates parts of physics, chemistry, and engineering. Materials scientists emphasize understanding however the history of a cloth (it’s processing) influences its structure, and so the material's properties and performance. The understanding of processing-structure-properties relationships is termed as materials paradigm. This paradigm is employed to advance understanding in an exceedingly sort of analysis areas, together with nanotechnology, biomaterials, and metallurgy. Materials science is additionally a vital a part of forensic engineering.


  • Biomaterial
  • Bioplastic
  • Ceramic engineering
  • Crystallography
  • Metallurgy
  • Polymer science and polymer engineering
  • Surface science
  • Tribology