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M S A E 451: Introduction to Ceramic Materials

  • Catalog Description:
    Primary objectives are to: 1) analyze how atoms and ions combine to form 3D crystals and glasses; 2) examine phase equilibria to understand the driving forces for the formation of particular ceramic phases; 3) introduce and discuss the nature of defects in ceramics; 4) discuss the migration of matter and of charge in ceramics; and 5) discuss properties and processing technologies of ceramics.
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites: MS&E 330 & 352
  • Official Course Description (pdf)