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  • Buehler, Markus; Grossman, Jeffrey (2011-06)
    This subject provides an introduction to modeling and simulation (IM/S), covering continuum methods, atomistic and molecular simulation (e.g. molecular dynamics) as well as quantum mechanics. These tools play an increasingly ...
  • Kirchain, Randolph; Powell IV, Adam (2005-06)
    The goal of 3.044 is to teach cost-effective and sustainable production of solid material with a desired geometry, structure or distribution of structures, and production volume. Toward this end, it is organized around ...
  • Mayes, Anne M. (2004-06)
    Introduction to the interactions between cells and surfaces of biomaterials. Surface chemistry and physics of selected metals, polymers, and ceramics. Surface characterization methodology. Modification of biomaterials ...
  • Chiang, Yet-Ming; Roylance, David (2003-06)
    Student project teams design and fabricate a materials engineering prototype using appropriate processing technologies (injection molding, thermoforming, investment casting, powder processing, brazing, etc.). Emphasis on ...
  • Sadoway, Donald R.; Sultan, Betty; Counterman, Craig (2002-12)
    Basic principles of chemistry and their application to engineering systems. The relationship between electronic structure, chemical bonding, and atomic order. Characterization of atomic arrangements in crystalline and ...
  • Sadoway, Donald (2004-12)
    This course explores the basic principles of chemistry and their application to engineering systems. It deals with the relationship between electronic structure, chemical bonding, and atomic order. It also investigates ...
  • Schuh, Chris (2003-12)
    The central point of this course is to provide a physical basis that links the structure of metals with their properties. With this understanding in hand, the concepts of alloy design and microstructural engineering are ...
  • Ross, Caroline A. (2003-12)
    Explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical, optical, and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed. Features a device-motivated ...
  • Powell, Adam C.; Zhou, Bo (2002-12)
    Solid-state diffusion, homogeneous and heterogeneous chemical reactions, and spinodal decomposition. Heat conduction in solids, convective and radiative heat transfer boundary conditions. Fluid dynamics, 1-D solutions to ...
  • Allen, Samuel M. (2003-12)
    Laws of thermodynamics applied to materials and materials processes. Solution theory. Equilibrium diagrams. Overview of fluid transport processes. Kinetics of processes that occur in materials, including diffusion, phase ...
  • Gibson, Lorna J.; Tuller, Harry L.; Fitzgerald, Eugene (2002)
    Electrical, optical, magnetic, and mechanical properties of metals, semiconductors, ceramics and polymers. Discussion of roles of bonding, structure (crystalline, defect, energy band and microstructure) and composition in ...
  • Gibson, Lorna J.; Suresh, S. (Subra); Mills, John Philip (2003-06)
    Phenomenology of mechanical behavior of materials at the macroscopic level. Relationship of mechanical behavior to material structure and mechanisms of deformation and failure. Topics include: elasticity, viscoelasticity, ...
  • Gibson, Lorna J. (2004-06)
    Phenomenology of mechanical behavior of materials at the macroscopic level. Relationship of mechanical behavior to material structure and mechanisms of deformation and failure. Topics include: elasticity, viscoelasticity, ...
  • Marzari, Nicola; Ceder, Gerbrand; Morgan, Dane (2003-06)
    Theory and application of atomistic computer simulations to model, understand, and predict the properties of real materials. Energy models, from classical potentials to first-principles approaches. Density-functional theory ...
  • Russell, Kenneth (2003-06)
    Discusses structure-property relationships in metallic alloys selected to illustrate some basic concepts of physical metallurgy and alloy design. Fundamentals of annealing, spinodal decomposition, nucleation, growth, and ...
  • Russell, Kenneth; van Vliet, Krystyn (2004-06)
    This course examines how the presence of 1-, 2- and 3D defects and second phases control the mechanical, electromagnetic and chemical behavior of metals and alloys. It considers point, line and interfacial defects in the ...
  • Kimerling, Lionel C. (2004-06)
    Optical and optoelectronic properties of semiconductors, ceramics, and polymers. Electronic structure, refractive index, electroluminescence, electro-optic and magneto-optic effects, and laser phenomena. Microphotonic ...
  • Roylance, David (2003-06)
    Relation among chemical composition, physical structure, and mechanical behavior of plastics or synthetic high polymers. Study of types of polymers; fundamentals of viscoelastic phenomena such as creep, stress relaxation, ...
  • Gibson, Lorna J. (2004-12)
    Why are things in nature shaped the way they are? How do birds fly? Why do bird nests look the way they do? How do woodpeckers peck? These are the types of questions Dr. Lorna Gibson's freshman seminar at MIT has been ...
  • Gibson, Lorna J. (2003-06)
    Why are things in nature shaped the way they are? Why can't trees grow taller than they are? Why is grass skinny and hollow? Why are some leaves full of holes? These are the types of questions Dr. Lorna Gibson's freshman ...
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