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Course Overview / The Menu of Materials / Point Defects Explain Solid State Diffusion
Dislocations Explain Plastic Deformation / Stress vs. Strain -The “Big Four” Mechanical Properties
Creep Deformation / The Ductile-to-Brittle Transition
Fracture Toughness / Fatigue
Making Things Fast and Slow / A Brief History of Semiconductors
This course explores 10 materials that are important to engineers. It begins with recognition of the importance of materials science in engineering applications, and moves on to understand the Arrhenius relationship. The course ends with a discussion of issues that have arisen in someone's life and work.
Students appreciate this course as a good starting point for beginners interested in material science. It helps with understanding basic concepts and creating products with materials. The professor is very helpful and provides detailed explanations.