Physical Properties of Materials

[Physics 2810 and MS 2810]

Silvia Mittler

Physical Properties of Materials [Physics 2810 and MS2810]

January - April 2011: Time: Tuesdays 11:30-1:30 and Thursdays 11:30 - 12:30 , Room: P & A 137

Content: Atomic structure and interatomic bonding, Structure of crystalline solids, Mechanical properties of materials, Properties of polymers, Brief introduction to quantum mechanics, Electrical properties of materials, Electronic band structure, Magnetic properties of materials, Applications and devices 

Antirequisites: Materials Science 2810A/B, the former Physics 2800 and the
former Materials Science 2800.

Prerequisites: (Calculus 1000A/B or 1100A/B), and (Calculus 1301A/B or
1501A/B), or Applied Mathematics 1413; Chemistry 1100A/B and 1200B, or the
former Chemistry 023, 1020, 1050; Physics 1020, 1024, 1026, or (Physics 1028A/B
and 1029A/B).

Textbook: Foundations of Material Sciences and Engineering, by William F. Smith and Javad Hashemi, Mc Graw Hill, 5th edition

The book is a "can" not a "must". I will not use it!!