Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

MSNE 505 - MICRO/NANO-STRUCTURE EVOLUTION

Long Title: MICROSTRUCTURE AND NANOSTRUCTURE EVOLUTION
Department: Materials Science & NanoEng
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Study of the thermodynamic and kinetic principles underlying structural evolution in materials at micro- and nanoscales. Includes atomic diffusion, phase transformations and morphological evolution of surfaces and interfaces under capillary and mechanical forces. Elucidation of atomistic mechanisms and mathematical treatment are emphasized. Undergraduates may register with instructor permission. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MSNE 503.