3.012 Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering


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Describes the fundamentals of structure and energetics that underpin materials science. Presents thermodynamic concepts and the laws governing equilibrium properties, and the connections between thermodynamic concepts and materials phenomena, such as phase transformations, multiphase equilibria, and chemical reactions. Introduces computerized thermodynamics. Structure of noncrystalline, crystalline, and liquid-crystalline states. Symmetry and tensor properties of materials. Point, line, and surface imperfections in materials. Diffraction and structure determination.

This class has 18.034, and 3.016 as prerequisites.

3.012 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by S. Gradečak and R. Jaramillo.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 4-370.

This class counts for a total of 15 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Fundamentals of Materials Science site or on the 3.012 Stellar site.

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