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MAT E 317: Introduction to Electronic Properties of Ceramic, Metallic, and Polymeric Materials

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: MAT E 216 and PHYS 222
Materials Engineering majors only. Introduction to electronic properties of materials and their practical applications. Classical conduction models and electronic properties of metallic and ceramic materials. Elementary quantum mechanics and band theory of electron states in solids. Quantum theory of metallic conduction. Elementary semiconductor theory and devices. Polarization and dielectric properties of materials. Electron conduction in polymeric systems. Magnetic properties and applications of metals and ceramics.