The book is presented in 20 chapters. The language used is user friendly and diagrams are giving the clear view and concept. Solved problems, multiple choice questions and review questions are also integral part of the book. The contents of the book are designed taking into account the syllabi of various universities, technical institutions and competitive examinations like UPSC, GATE etc. This book is among the very few in the market that covers both Material Science and Metallurgy as per various university requirements.