EAS 531: Adv Materials & Applications
Science and Engineering Majors Only
Introduction to advanced materials, their properties, structures, modeling and applications in different areas. The materials include metals, ceramics, polymers, composites, semiconductors, nanomaterials, biomimetic materials, smart materials and cellular materials. Emphases are on the principles of chemical kinetics, bonding, molecular mechanics, quantum mechanics, electronic properties, surfaces and boundaries. Special attention will be given to novel materials applications in electrical, electronic, optical, mechanical, biomedical and civil engineering.