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MAT_SCI 408: Phase Transformations in Materials

Quarter Offered

Winter : MTWF 10-10:50 ; Voorhees

Prerequisites

A graduate level course in chemical thermodynamics

Description

This course will cover a variety of topics associated with the thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformations in materials. Topics to be covered include the various theories of nucleation, spinodal decomposition, grain growth, coarsening, order-disorder transformations, precipitation, and solidification.

Textbook: "Phase Transformations", by J.J. Hoyt, IBSN: 978-1-926633-28-1