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Mechanical Engineering
Course Format

This is a treatise course on high temperature materials. The primary objective of this course is to provide an introduction to processing, characterization, and properties of various types of materials suitable for extreme environment applications including alloys, ceramics, composites, and carbons. The course will discuss both established high temperature materials and recent advances in high temperature materials development. Other topics to be covered include thermodynamics and kinetics in materials chemistry and structure-property relations.