Materials Science Learning Projects (MATS)

Certificate Programs

We have the following certificate programs under Materials Science:

Materials Science Practitioner Certificate (MSPC)

Must already have a SAC.

MATS 1 + MATS 2 + 2 electives + 2 research projects.

Suggested Electives: CHEM 1 Chemistry, CS 1 Introduction to Computer Science, ECT 1 Introduction to Electronics, ESCI 1 Introduction to Engineering Science, MATH 1 Mathematics, MATH 2 Methods of Mathematics, PHYS 1 Physics.

Learning Projects

MATS 1: Introduction to Materials Science

Lesson 1: Review of thermodynamics. Lesson 2: Heat storage and phase transitions. Lesson 3: Thermal properties. Lesson 4: Chemical potential. Lesson 5: Statistical mechanics. Lesson 6: Lattice models. Lesson 7: Quantum mechanics. Lesson 8: The periodic table. Lesson 9: Chemical bonding. Lesson 10: Polymers.

MATS 2: Basic Methods of Materials Science

Lesson 1: The laboratory. Lesson 2: Laboratory safety. Lesson 3: Laboratory techniques. Lesson 4: Samples. Lesson 5: Analytical chemistry. Lesson 6: Data acquisition. Lesson 7: Data analysis. Lesson 8: Error analysis. Lesson 9: Modeling materials. Lesson 10: Materials data on the Internet.

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