MECH 514 Modern Methods in Materials Science

3 semester hours

Modern methods of understanding and characterizing the structures of current industrial materials. A range of topics will be discussed, such as electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, quantitative stereology, quantum mechanics, band structure of solids, diffusion processing, semiconductor devices, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), mechanical defects in solids (point, line, and planar), quantitative methods in metals, ceramics, and composites.

Lecture/Laboratory, 3 hours.

Senior or graduate standing required.

Majors only.

Prerequisite: MECH 214 .

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