Category Archives: Materials Science and Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

  • 20.462J / 3.962J Molecular Principles of Biomaterials, Spring 2006
    This course covers the analysis and design at a molecular scale of materials used in contact with bi
  • 6.152J / 3.155J Micro/Nano Processing Technology, Fall 2005
    This course introduces the theory and technology of micro/nano fabrication. Lectures and laboratory
  • 6.720J / 3.43J Integrated Microelectronic Devices, Fall 2002
    6.720 examines the physics of microelectronic semiconductor devices for silicon integrated circuit a
  • 6.901 / 3.172 / 16.652 Inventions and Patents, Fall 2005
    This course explores the history of private and public rights in scientific discoveries and applied
  • 3.00 Thermodynamics of Materials, Fall 2002
    Treatment of the laws of thermodynamics and their applications to equilibrium and the properties of
  • 3.012 Fundamentals of Materials Science, Fall 2005
    This course focuses on the fundamentals of structure, energetics, and bonding that underpin material
  • 3.014 Materials Laboratory, Fall 2005
    This course is a required sophomore subject in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering,
  • 3.016 Mathematics for Materials Scientists and Engineers, Fall 2005
    This course covers the mathematical techniques necessary for understanding of materials science and
  • 3.034 Organic & Biomaterials Chemistry, Fall 2005
    This course covers principles of materials chemistry common to organic materials ranging from biolog
  • 3.044 Materials Processing, Spring 2005
    The goal of 3.044 is to teach cost-effective and sustainable production of solid material with a des
  • 3.051J / 20.340J Materials for Biomedical Applications, Spring 2006
    This class provides an introduction to the interactions between cells and the surfaces of biomateria
  • 3.064 Polymer Engineering, Fall 2003
    This course offers and overview of engineering analysis and design techniques for synthetic polymers
  • 3.080 Economic & Environmental Issues in Materials Selection, Fall 2005
    Choice of material has implications throughout the life-cycle of a product, influencing many aspects
  • 3.082 Materials Processing Laboratory, Spring 2003
    Student project teams design and fabricate a materials engineering prototype using appropriate proce
  • 3.091 Introduction to Solid State Chemistry, Fall 2004
    This course explores the basic principles of chemistry and their application to engineering systems.
  • 3.094 Materials in Human Experience, Spring 2004
    This course examines the ways in which people in ancient and contemporary societies have selected, e
  • 3.11 Mechanics of Materials, Fall 1999
    Overview of mechanical properties of ceramics, metals, and polymers, emphasizing the role of process
  • 3.14 Physical Metallurgy, Fall 2003
    The central point of this course is to provide a physical basis that links the structure of metals w
  • 3.15 Electrical, Optical & Magnetic Materials and Devices, Fall 2003
    This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical, optical, a
  • 3.185 Transport Phenomena in Materials Engineering, Fall 2003
    This course deals with solid-state diffusion, homogeneous and heterogeneous chemical reactions, and
  • 3.205 Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Materials, Fall 2003
    This course explores materials and materials processes from the perspective of thermodynamics and ki
  • 3.20 Materials at Equilibrium (SMA 5111), Fall 2003
    Material covered in this course includes the following topics: Laws of thermodynamics: general formu
  • 3.21 Kinetic Processes in Materials, Spring 2006
    This course presents a unified treatment of phenomenological and atomistic kinetic processes in mate
  • 3.225 Electronic and Mechanical Properties of Materials, Summer 2002
    Electrical, optical, magnetic, and mechanical properties of metals, semiconductors, ceramics, and po
  • 3.22 Mechanical Properties of Materials, Spring 2004
    This course explores the phenomenology of mechanical behavior of materials at the macroscopic level
  • 3.320 Atomistic Computer Modeling of Materials (SMA 5107), Spring 2005
    This course uses the theory and application of atomistic computer simulations to model, understand,
  • 3.35 Fracture and Fatigue, Fall 2003
    Investigation of linear elastic and elastic-plastic fracture mechanics. Topics include microstructur
  • 3.37 Welding and Joining Processes, Fall 2002
    Discusses a wide variety of processes and materials from the viewpoint of their fundamental physical
  • 3.45 Magnetic Materials, Spring 2004
    This course will cover the following topics: MagnetostaticsOrigin of magnetism in materials
  • 3.46 Photonic Materials and Devices, Spring 2006
    This course covers the theory, design, fabrication and applications of photonic materials and device
  • 3.53 Electrochemical Processing of Materials, Spring 2001
    This course covers a variety of topics concerning superconducting magnets, including thermodynamic a
  • 3.60 Symmetry, Structure, and Tensor Properties of Materials, Fall 2005
    This course covers the derivation of symmetry theory; lattices, point groups, space groups, and thei
  • 3.91J / 1.593J Mechanical Behavior of Plastics, Spring 2003
    Relation among chemical composition, physical structure, and mechanical behavior of plastics or synt
  • 3.A08 Attraction and Repulsion: The Magic of Magnets, Fall 2005
    This Freshman Advising Seminar surveys the many applications of magnets and magnetism. To the Chines
  • 3.A26 Freshman Seminar: The Nature of Engineering, Fall 2005
    Are you interested in investigating how nature engineers itself? How engineers copy the shapes found