MATSCIE 465 - Structural and Chemical Characterization of Materials
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Materials Science Engineering (MATSCIE)
Department: CoE Materials Science and Engineering
3 (Non-LSA credit).
Requirements & Distribution:
Enforced Prerequisites:
Advisory Prerequisites:
MSE 220/250; MSE 242; MSE 360.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Study of the basic structural and chemical characterization techniques that are commonly used in materials science and engineering, X-ray, electron and neutron diffraction, a wide range of spectroscopies, microscopies, and scanning probe methods will be covered. Lectures will be integrated with a lab where the techniques will be demonstrated and/or used by the students to study a material. Techniques will be presented in terms of the underlying physics and chemistry.

MATSCIE 465 - Structural and Chemical Characterization of Materials
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 9:30AM - 10:30AM
002 (LAB)
F 9:30AM - 12:30PM
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We will use both books in this class. De Graef's book is used in MSE 350 so I presume that most of you already have this book. If you don't, then you may either purchase it or use the library copies I am placing on reserve.
ISBN: 0387292608
Fundamentals of nanoscale film analysis, Author: Terry L. Alford, Leonard C. Fe, Publisher: Springer 2007
ISBN: 9780521651516
Structure of materials : an introduction to crystallography, diffraction and symmetry, Author: Marc De Graef; Michael E. McHe, Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2007
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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