An introductory course emphasizing the fundamentals of materials science. Metals, ceramics, and polymers will be studied. Topics will include atomic bonding, crystal structures, defects, diffusion, mechanical properties, phase diagrams, and phase transformations. In addition, fabrication and processing techniques and their relationship to mechanical properties will be examined. Three class hours.
Prerequisite: CHE 151
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Spring Semester 2014