MAT_SCI 404: Imperfections in Materials

Quarter Offered

Winter : MWF 1-1:50 ; Seidman/Haile


Basic Materials Science to at least the level of MSE 301, 316-1 and 316-2 or equivalent


The behavior of point, line and planar imperfections in crystalline materials, with special emphasis on dislocations and mechanical behavior.

Textbook: None required; suggested: Point Defects "Diffusion in Solids," Paul G. Shewmon (TMS, Pittsburgh, PA) 2nd Edition "Diffusion in Solids: Field Theory, Solid-State Principles and Applications," Martin E. Glicksman (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 2000) "Introduction to Dislocations," Derek Hull and David J. Bacon (Pergamon Press, Oxford, 2001), 4th Edition. "Elementary Dislocation Theory," Johannes Weertman and Julia R. Weertman (Oxford University Press, 1992), 2nd Edition Dislocations & Planar Imperfections "Theory of Dislocations," John Price Hirth and Jens Lothe (John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1982), 2nd Edition