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Engineering Science (E SC)

E SC 417 (MATSE 417) Electrical and Magnetic Properties (3) Electrical conductivity, dielectric properties, piezoelectric and ferroelectric phenomena; magnetic properties of ceramics.

E SC (MATSE) 417 Electrical and Magnetic Properties (3)

MATSE 417 is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the different responses a material can have to applied electrical or magnetic fields. Important properties are introduced and correlated with knowledge of material chemistry, crystal structure, and microstructure to provide an understanding of the mechanisms responsible for controlling the observed properties, as well as the ways in which properties can be engineered. Electronic and magnetic properties encompass dielectric, ferroelectric, conductor, superconductor, and ferromagnetic materials. Material properties and structures are related to sensors, energy storage and conversion devices, biomedical devices and electronic components in telecommunications.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: MATSE 400, MATSE 413
Concurrent: MATSE 402

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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