ENGRĀ 0045. Materials Science

Units: 3
Prerequisite: Completion of PHYS 205 and 205L with grades of "C" or better; and completion with grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 1A
Basic principles of physical and chemical behavior of metals, polymers, composites and ceramics in engineering applications; topics include bonding, crystalline structure and imperfections, diffusion, kinetics, phase diagrams, corrosion, mechanical and electrical properties. Laboratory experiments analyze actual behavior of materials; topics include metallography, mechanical properties of metals and heat treatment. (CSU, UC)