The Science of Materials

A comprehensive foundation course that addresses basic concepts of materials science. Topics include bonding forces, crystal structures, defects, x-ray diffraction, solid-state phase diagrams, crystallization mechanisms, diffusion in solids, and mechanical, electrical, optical, and magnetic properties. Classes of materials include metals, ceramics, polymers, liquid crystals, organic crystals.

Course Information



4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2018

Stefano Sacanna
MW: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM SILV 412