Atomic structure, atomic bonding in materials, crystallinity, lattice structure. Crystal systems, x-ray diffraction, amorphous materials. Imperfections and diffusion in solids. Phase diagrams and phase transformations. Structures of metals, polymers and ceramics. Corrosion and degradation. Thermal and electrical properties of materials. (2 hr. Lab every other week)
Weekly Contact: Lab:1 hr. Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1