MatS_3011_S12_HW_1_Solutions

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University of Minnesota Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science MatS 3011: Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering Spring Semester 2012 Homework #1 1) (15 pts) Please research and find at least three applications of the following materials. a) TiO 2 b) SiO 2 c) Aluminum d) Steel e) Silicon f) Diamond g) Ruthenium h) Polycarbonate i) Titanium j) Gutta-percha
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2) (15 pts) Please research and find some of the materials used to make following items. In some cases you may want to give more than one material especially if the different parts of the item are made of different materials. You do not need to be comprehensive. Limit your answers to between 1-3 materials per item a) snowboards b) DVD disks c) water or soda bottles d) wind turbine blades e) catalytic converter in your car f) an artificial heart valve g) a jet engine h) a car tire i) a pen j) airplane fuselage
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3) (14 pts) Give the electronic configuration of Si, P + , B - , Zn 2+ , Cs, I, W,
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