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Principles of Materials Science and EngineeringLecture 02Prof. Daniel R. MummChemical Engineering and Materials ScienceHenry Samueli School of EngineeringUniversity of California, Irvine[email protected]University of California, IrvineE54, Winter ‘14
ENGR 54 – Principles of Materials Science and Engineering: Lecture 022 TodayDiscussion on Structure of MaterialsAtomic Structure and BondingReading assignment:Through Chapter 3
ENGR 54 – Principles of Materials Science and Engineering: Lecture 023 The Structure of MaterialsThere are many facets of the structure of materialsOne facet relates to the chemical composition of the material:Atoms are the fundamental building blocks of materials.Chemical interactions, resulting in the formation of bonds that result from theelectronic structure of the atoms, play a critical role in determining the structure an properties of materials.This tendency for atoms to bond to one another gives rise to the condensed phases of matter – liquids, glasses, crystals, quasicrystals and liquid crystals – that we generally refer to as materials.