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MSE 5043 - Advanced Materials Characterization
Three (3) credit hours. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing and permission of instructor.
Advances in materials require availability, training, and proficiency in advanced instrumentation to characterize materials at length scales from macro- to nanometer-scale. This course is to introduce fundamental concepts forming the basis of different equipments, their operation and capability for developing advanced materials. This includes instruments such as SES, TEM, x-ray diffraction, FTIR, AFM, and Nanoindentation. The lectures will be complemented with hands-on experience to students in labs housing these equipments.
Monday, August 21, 2017 to Friday, December 8, 2017