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Chapter 3_Part_1 - Chapter Outline How do atoms arrange...

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1 MSE 2090: Introduction to Materials Science Chapter 3, Structure of solids How do atoms arrange themselves to form solids? Fundamental concepts and language Unit cells Crystal structures ¾ Face-centered cubic ¾ Body-centered cubic ¾ Hexagonal close-packed Close packed crystal structures Density computations Types of solids Single crystal Polycrystalline Amorphous 3.8–3.10 Crystallography – Not Covered / Not Tested 3.15 Anisotropy – Not Covered / Not Tested 3.16 Diffraction – Not Covered / Not Tested Chapter Outline
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2 MSE 2090: Introduction to Materials Science Chapter 3, Structure of solids Types of Solids Crystalline material : atoms self-organize in a periodic array Single crystal : atoms are in a repeating or periodic array over the entire extent of the material Polycrystalline material: comprised of many small crystals or grains Amorphous: disordered – lack of a systematic atomic arrangement Crystalline Amorphous SiO 2
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3 MSE 2090: Introduction to Materials Science
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2012 for the course MSE 2090 taught by Professor Leoindzhiglei during the Fall '10 term at UVA.

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