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  • 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 ...
  • Jones, Caroline (2002-12)
    Critical examination of major developments in European and American art during the past century. Surveys art's engagements with modernization, radical politics, utopianism, mass culture, changing conceptions of mind and ...
  • Schmidt, Martin A.; O'Handley, Robert C., 1942-; Ruff, Susan (2003-12)
    Introduces the theory and technology of integrated-circuit fabrication. Lectures and laboratory sessions on basic processing techniques such as diffusion, oxidation, epitaxy, photolithography, chemical vapor deposition, ...
  • Tsitsiklis, John (2005-12)
    This is a course on the fundamentals of probability geared towards first or second-year graduate students who are interested in a rigorous development of the subject. The course covers most of the topics in MIT course 6.431 ...
  • Del Alamo, Jesus; Tuller, Harry L. (2002-12)
    The physics of microelectronic semiconductor devices for silicon integrated circuit applications. Topics: semiconductor fundamentals, p-n junction, metal-oxide semiconductor structure, metal-semiconductor junction, MOS ...
  • Rines, Robert H. (2003-12)
    Engineering School-Wide Elective Subject. Description given at end of this chapter in SWE section. Description from course home page: This course explores current research concerning patent law and its role in the rapidly ...
  • Ozdaglar, Asu (2005-06)
    This course is offered to graduates and is an introduction to fundamentals of game theory and mechanism design with motivations drawn from various applications including distributed control of wireline and wireless ...
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