Materials Characterization (MATE 403) Course Details

Course Name: Materials Characterization
Code: MATE 403
Pre-requisite Course(s): MATE 307, consent of the department
Objective: To get students familiar with the various structural characterization methods for solids. To teach students the basics of crystallography, scattering and diffraction. To teach x-ray, electron and neutron diffraction. To teach students the various applications of x-ray diffraction from phase determination to stress analysis. To get students familiar with some of the major spectroscopic techniques used in materials engineering
Content: Fundamentals of crystallography, properties of X-rays and electron beams, spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, electron diffraction, crystal structure determinations, intensities of diffracted beam, lattice parameter measurement and phase diagram determinations
Term: Autumn
Theory: 3
Application: 2
Laboratory: 0
Credit: 4
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