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ENGS 24 - Science of Materials

Description

An introduction to the structure/property relationships, which govern the mechanical, the thermal, and the electrical behavior of solids (ceramics, metals, and polymers). Topics include atomic, crystalline, and amorphous structures; X-ray diffraction; imperfections in crystals; phase diagrams; phase transformations; elastic and plastic deformation; free electron theory and band theory of solids; electrical conduction in metals and semi-conductors. The laboratory consists of an experimental project selected by the student and approved by the instructor.
Includes Lab

Prerequisites

PHYS 14 and CHEM 5

Distribution Code

TLA

Offered

Term
Time
Location / Method
Instructor(s)
Term: Winter 2023
Time: C
Location:
Instructors:

Weiyang Li

Daniel C. Cullen


Term: Summer 2023
Time: D
Location:
Instructors:

Harold J. Frost

Daniel C. Cullen


Term: Spring 2023
Time: C
Location:
Instructors:

Jifeng Liu

Christopher G. Levey


Term: Summer 2022
Time: D
Location:
Instructors:

Harold J. Frost

Daniel C. Cullen


Term: Spring 2022
Time: C
Location:
Instructors:

Weiyang Li

Christopher G. Levey


Term: Winter 2021
Time: C
Location:

Remote with synchronous components

Instructors:

Weiyang Li

Daniel C. Cullen


Term: Spring 2021
Time: C
Location:

Remote with synchronous components

Instructors:

Jifeng Liu

Christopher G. Levey


Term: Summer 2021
Time: D
Location:

200 Cummings/

Remote lectures, but optional on-campus components

Instructors:

Harold J. Frost

Daniel C. Cullen


Term: Winter 2022
Time: C
Location:
Instructors:

Hui Fang

Daniel C. Cullen