Offered: Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Summer 2020
Prerequisites: CHEM 112 or CHEM 122, MATH 181, and PHYS 141.
Course topics: Introduction to the relationships between composition and microstructure; correlation with physical and mechanical behavior of metals, ceramics, and polymers; manufacturing methods; service performance; materials selection.
CME 594: Physical Properties of Nanostructured Materials
Offered: Spring 2019
Prerequisites: Graduate standing
Course topics: Scaling laws in materials; Nanomaterial synthesis; Applications of nanomaterials; Mechanical properties of nanostructured materials; Optoelectronic properties of nanomaterials
CME 460: Crystallography and X-ray Diffraction, CME 594: Advanced Crystallography
Offered: Spring 2020
Prerequisites: CME 260 or instructor permission
Course topics: Non-cubic crystal systems; Point and Space groups; The reciprocal lattice; Bragg and Laue equations; Structure factor determination; X-ray diffraction; Electron diffraction; Electron backscatter diffraction