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Materials Science and Engineering (MATSE)

MATSE 503 Kinetics of Materials Processes (3) Introduction to application of transition state theory and mass transfer to the kinetics of materials and mineral processes.

MATSE 503 Kinetics of Materials Processes (3)

MATSE 503 is fundamentals of atomistic theories and phenomenological descriptions of kinetic processes in solids. It provides the foundation for the advanced understanding of materials processing, phase transformations, and microstructural evolution. Topics include atomistic mechanisms of diffusion, solutions to the phenomenological diffusion equation, diffusion along extended defects, gas-solid reactions, phase transformations, computer simulation of diffusional processes, and microstructure evolution.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: MATH 250, CHEM 450;GEOSC 521 orMATSC 501

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