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01 Intro in Ceramics - Objectives Lectures 1 and 2 1 2 3 4...

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Objectives Lectures 1 and 2 Syllabus Getting to know each other Detect knowledge level of students in ceramics/ceramic processing At the end of today’s and Friday’s class students should know: 1. Grading, deadlines, exam dates, teacher’s teaching philosophy 2. Definition of ceramics 3. Name ceramic materials and some of their properties and uses 4. Understand competition of materials in applications 5. Overview of Ceramic Fabrication Processes
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Syllabus Meeting Time : M, W, F, 3rd Period Meeting Location: WEI 1070 Instructor : Dr. Wolfgang Sigmund Office : 225A Rhines Hall Phone : 352-846-3343 E-mail : [email protected] Office Hours : Mondays, 10:30-noon; also by appointment and per email
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Text Required Texts: 1. Ceramic Processing , by M.N. Rahaman, CRC Press, ISBN: 0-8493-7285-2. 2. Other texts from review articles, journal publications, etc. as assigned throughout the semester. Suggested Texts: 1. J. Reed, Principles of Ceramic Processing. 2nd Ed., John Wiley & Sons, 1995. 2. R. Hunter, Introduction to Modern Colloid Science . Oxford University Press, 1993. 3. D.W. Richerson, Modern Ceramic Engineering . 2nd Ed., Marcel Dekker Inc., 1992. 4. T.A. Ring, Fundamentals of Ceramic Powder Processing and Synthesis . Academic Press, 1996. 5. J.W. Evans & L.C. DeJohnghe, Production of Inorganic Materials . Macmillan, 1991. 6. J. Israelachvili, Intermolecular and Surface Forces . Academic Press, 1992. 7. J. Brinker, Sol-Gel Science . 1990.
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Course objectives ALL To understand and apply basic and advanced principles of ceramic processing, including characterization techniques, colloid and surface science, sol-gel techniques, particle mechanics, ceramic forming and sintering, and processing property relationships. EMA 6448 To learn how to propose and present novel research ideas in science and engineering. To improve communication and presentation skills.
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Grading Course Requirements: 1. Proposal/Term Paper 30% 2. Take-Home Exam 25% 3. In-Class Exam 20% 4. Class Presentation 15% 5. Written Assignments 10% Homework assignments will be completed online (via email/webpage) or as handouts.
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  • Spring '10
  • Sigmund
  • Ceramic materials, Ceramic engineering, ceramic processing, Ceramic Fabrication Processes, high solid loading

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