Mat Sci Syllabus - Chs. 10-11 (4/17 – 4/21) Hardening...

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Department of Materials Science and Engineering 750-101: Modern Materials and Society Spring, 2006 Instructor: Teaching Assistants: Professor Thomas O. Mason Michelle Seitz, 491-3675 MLSB 3037, 491-3198 [email protected] [email protected] Nicola Perry, 491-5286 [email protected] Meeting Times: MWF 2-3 Cynthia Pierre, 467-2721 Tech M345 [email protected] Tommy Pashuck, 467-6430 [email protected] Steve Soukasene, 467-6432 [email protected] Office hours: To be arranged Text: Materials in Today’s World , Peter A. Thrower, 2 nd Ed. Course Outline: Week Topics Text Reading #1 Scientific Method Chs. 1-4 (3/27 – 3/31) Engineering Design Materials Tour #2 Materials Tour (Cont’d) Chs. 5-7, 17 (4/3 – 4/7) Levels of Structure Bonding Crystal Structures Amorphous Materials Heat Effects #3 Defects in Solids Chs. 8-9 (4/10 – 4/14) Strength Stiffness #4 Metals
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Unformatted text preview: Chs. 10-11 (4/17 – 4/21) Hardening Mechanisms Week Topics Text Reading #5 Review (4/24) Ch. 14 (4/24 – 4/28) Midterm #1 (4/26) Polymers #6 SERTS Organization (5/1) Chs. 15-16 (5/1 –5/5) Polymer Architecture #7 Ceramics Chs. 18-19 (5/8 – 5/12) Strengthening/Toughening #8 Nanomaterials Supplementary Reading (5/15 – 5/19) #9 Electrons/Color/Semiconductors Ch. 22-24 (5/22 – 5/26) #10 Midterm #2 (5/31) (5/29 – 6/2) No class (5/29, 6/2) Term papers due (6/2) Evaluation: Homework 10% Midterm #1 30% Midterm #2 30% Term Paper 30 % 100% You are required to spend six hours in group tutorial (SERTS Program) prior to writing your term paper. All papers submitted for credit in this course must be sent as e-mail attachments, as well as delivered in printed form. Your written work may be electronically tested for plagiarized content....
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