CHE 340:  MATERIALS CHEMISTRY

Dr. Yu-Fong Yen

This course applies fundamental principles of physics and chemistry to understand the structures of materials in order to design materials with desired properties for new applications.  Topics that will be discussed include: electrical, mechanical, thermal, optical and chemical properties of metals, ceramics, composites, electronics, magnetic and polymeric materials, their atomic, molecular, and crystalline structures and the relationships between those structures and properties.  

Prerequisites: CHE 205, CHE 206, CHE 210; Co-requisite: CHE 211