MSE 113: Materials Characterization
Characterization of materials structure and properties. Interactions between electromagnetic radiation and matter, and between electron beams and matter. Principles of image formation; Fourier methods and convolution; image processing. X-ray diffraction, optical and electron imaging and diffraction; scanned probe methods. Thermal analysis. Mechanical property and failure characterization.
Prerequisite: (MATH 021 or equivalent exam) and (PHYS 008 or PHYS 008H or equivalent exam) and (PHYS 009 or PHYS 009H ). Open only to major(s): Bioengineering, Chemical Sciences, Materials Sci and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Earth Systems Science, Environmental Engineering, Applied Mathematical Sciences, Computer Science and Engineering. Open only to standing(s): Junior, Senior. Normal Letter Grade only. Offered spring only. Laboratory included.
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