MSE 510 - Thermodynamics
Advanced treatment of thermodynamics as applied to materials. Special topics include surfaces, interfaces, phase transformations.
MSE 572 – Kinetics
II Survey of the kinetics of fundamental processes of importance in materials science. Chemical reaction rate theory of activated processes, diffusion and diffusion controlled processes, kinetics of nucleation and growth, JMA theory, precipitation kinetics, rates of gas-solid reactions, adsorption, and relaxation phenomena.
MSE 533 Imperfections in Solids
I Nature and behavior of imperfections in metal, ceramic, and semiconductor crystals and polycrystalline aggregates, and their effects on various properties