PS 189.2: Topics in Materials Physics Series II

Course Number and Title: PS 189.2 (Topics in Materials Physics Series II)
Date Revised: Nov. 9, 2010
Number of Units: 3
Prerequisite: None

Course Description:
This is the second of two 3-unit lecture courses introducing scientists to basic concepts in materials science. This part concentrates on materials properties and processing. The properties covered are mechanical, electrical, optical, magnetic, and thermal. These properties will be linked to the microstructure of the material. The more common processing techniques are discussed: casting, forming, powder processing, machining, welding, coatings, semiconductor processing, and fiber manufacturing. Some environmental and engineering design issues will be discussed if time permits.

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