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    • 3.225 Electronic and Mechanical Properties of Materials, Summer 2002 

      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 ...
    • 22.00J / 1.021J / 3.021J / 10.333J / 18.361J / 2.030J / HST.558 Introduction to Modeling and Simulation, Spring 2002 

      Yip, Sidney; Powell, Adam C.; Bazant, Martin Z.; Carter, W. Craig; Marzari, Nicola; e.a. (2002-06)
      Basic concepts of computer modeling in science and engineering using discrete particle systems and continuum fields. Techniques and software for statistical sampling, simulation, data analysis and visualization. Use of ...
    • 3.091 Introduction to Solid State Chemistry, Fall 2002 

      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 ...
    • 4.651 20th Century Art, Fall 2002 

      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 ...
    • 3.185 Transport Phenomena in Materials Engineering, Fall 2002 

      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 ...
    • 6.720J / 3.43J Integrated Microelectronic Devices, Fall 2002 

      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 ...
    • 15.792J / 2.890J / 3.80J / 10.792J / 16.985J Proseminar in Manufacturing, Fall 2002 

      Rosenfield, Donald B., 1947- (2002-12)
      Provides an integrative forum for operations and manufacturing students and is the focus for projects in leadership, service, and improvement. Covers a set of integrative manufacturing topics or issues such as leadership ...
    • 3.082 Materials Processing Laboratory, Spring 2003 

      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 ...
    • 3.320 Atomistic Computer Modeling of Materials, Spring 2003 

      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 ...
    • 2.782J / 3.961J / 20.451J / HST.524J Design of Medical Devices and Implants, Spring 2003 

      Yannas, Ioannis V.; Spector, Myron (2003-06)
      Solution of clinical problems by use of implants and other medical devices. Systematic use of cell-matrix control volumes. The role of stress analysis in the design process. Anatomic fit: shape and size of implants. Selection ...
    • 20.462J / 3.962J Molecular Principles of Biomaterials (BE.462J), Spring 2003 

      Irvine, Darrell J. (2003-06)
      Analysis and design at a molecular scale of materials used in contact with biological systems, including biotechnology and biomedical engineering. Topics include molecular interactions between bio- and synthetic molecules ...
    • 10.391J / 1.818J / 2.65J / 3.564J / 11.371J / 22.811J / ESD.166J Sustainable Energy, Spring 2003 

      Tester, Jefferson W.; Drake, Elizabeth Mertz; Golay, M.; Kern, Edward C. (2003-06)
      Assessment of current and potential energy systems, covering extraction, conversion and end-use, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. Examination of energy ...
    • 3.A24 Freshman Seminar: The Engineering of Trees, Spring 2003 

      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 ...
    • 3.22 Mechanical Properties of Materials, Spring 2003 

      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, ...
    • 3.91J / 1.593J Mechanical Behavior of Plastics, Spring 2003 

      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, ...
    • 3.40J / 22.71J Physical Metallurgy, Spring 2003 

      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 ...
    • 6.152J / 3.155J Microelectronics Processing Technology, Fall 2003 

      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, ...
    • 3.016 Mathematics for Materials Scientists and Engineers, Fall 2003 

      Carter, W. Craig (2003-12)
      The class will cover mathematical techniques necessary for understanding of materials science and engineering topics such as energetics, materials structure and symmetry, materials response to applied fields, mechanics and ...
    • 3.205 Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Materials, Fall 2003 

      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 ...
    • 3.15 Electrical, Optical & Magnetic Materials and Devices, Fall 2003 

      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 ...