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MATSCI212 - Rate Processes in Materials

Course Description

Diffusion and phase transformations in materials. Diffusion topics: Fick's laws, atomic theory of diffusion, the generalized flux equations, diffusion in a chemical potential and mass advection. Phase transformation topics: nucleation, growth, spinodal decomposition and interface phenomena. Material builds on the mathematical, thermodynamic, and statistical mechanical foundations of undergraduate physical chemistry and of the prerequisite. Prerequisites: MATSCI 181/211. Undergraduates register for 182 for 4 units; Graduates register for 212 for 3 units. Please sign up for Discussion section 182-Section 02 or 212-Section 02.

Career

Graduate

Grading Basis

ROP - Letter or Credit/No Credit

Min

3

Max

3

Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?

No

Course Component

Discussion

Enrollment Optional?

Yes

Course Component

Lecture

Enrollment Optional?

No