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MAT 408 Introduction to Ceramics Select Term:
The course is a series of introductory level lectures describing the types of ceramic materials ranging from oxide carbides. The crystalline structure of common ceramics and the amorphous nature of glass will be introduced. Surfaces, interfaces, grain boundaries and other structural imperfections in ceramics will be discussed Microstructural development will be treated in the light of ceramic phase diagrams, phase transformations, and chemical reactions with and between solids, grain growth, sintering and vitrification.Thermal, optical, mechanical, electrical, and magnetic properties of different ceramics will be discussed.
SU Credits : 3.000
ECTS Credit : 5.000
Prerequisite : Undergraduate level ENS 205 Minimum Grade of D AND Undergraduate level ENS 202 Minimum Grade of D AND Undergraduate level MAT 204 Minimum Grade of D AND Undergraduate level MAT 308 Minimum Grade of D
Corequisite : MAT 408