MAT E 680 - Advanced Ceramics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Engineering

Important ceramic materials and products, processing, typical properties. Structure: binary and ternary compounds, crystalline silicates, glass. Point defects, nonstoichiometry, defect reactions, dislocations. Diffusion, electrochemical transport, examples. Thermal and mechanical properties, thermal shock resistance, electrical conduction. Applications: solid electrolytes, energy conversion systems, refractories, electronics. Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor. Credit cannot be obtained in this course if credit has already been obtained in MAT E 471.

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