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Unformatted text preview: MSE 2001 Test 1 Study Guide 1. Material Types and Examples a. Metals i. Iron, copper, aluminum, silver, gold ii. Atoms form a crystal structure iii. Free electrons iv. Strong but dense b. Ceramics i. Sand, glass, SiC, BaTiO 3 , AlN ii. Metallic and non-metallic atoms iii. No free electrons iv. Very strong, moderate density c. Semiconductors i. Silicon, GaAs, InP, Germanium, CdTe, SiC ii. Similar to ceramics d. Polymers i. Nylon, cellulose, Teflon, Kevlar, polyethylene ii. Low strength iii. Temperature sensitive iv. Low density, ductile or brittle e. Composites i. Carbon/carbon, carbon/epoxy, plywood, concrete, bone ii. Structural applications 2. Electronic Configuration a. 1s, 2s, 2p, 3s, 3p, 4s, 3d, 4p, 5s, 4d, 5p, 6s, 4f, 5d, 6p, 7s, 5f, 6d b. s(2), p(6), d(10), f(14) c. Valence electrons are given by the column number and superscript in electron configuration 3. Types of Bonding a. Primary i. Ionic Electrons transferred Electropositive and electronegative Non-directional bond ii. Covalent...
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course MSE 2001 taught by Professor Tannebaum during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Spring '08