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Fall 2010-2011
* MAE 324 / MSE 324  

Structure and Properties of Materials

Craig B. Arnold

Provides the materials background needed to satisfy the department requirement in this area. Relates properties of metals, alloys, polymers, composite materials, semiconductors, and ceramics to their atomic level and microscopic structure. Relates special materials properties to their exploitation in advanced technology and will illustrate this with specific examples.

Sample reading list:
Callister, Materials Science & Engineering
Askeland and Phule, The Science and Engineering of Materials

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly problem sets and reading in reference texts. Students are expected to read one chapter per week.

Requirements/Grading:
Final Exam - 35%
Other Exam - 35%
Class/Precept Participation - 5%
Problem set(s) - 25%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
It is expected all students will have completed the BSE freshman requirements of chemistry, physics, and math or their equivalent. MAE 221 recommended but may be taken concurrently. Audit option available only for non-departmental students..

Other information:
Web page has syllabus and problem set information.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22583 L01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm T Th   Friend Center   008   Enrolled:39 Limit:55
P01 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm W   Engineering Quad D-Wing   D221   Enrolled:0 Limit:55