NNO 1100

Nanotech Applications - Metals

4 Credits

Prerequisite: MSE 1000, NNO 1050; or consent of instructor

This course introduces students to the materials science of physical, chemical, and mechanical properties of metals at macro, micro, and nano scale.  The course content includes metal-matrix composites, applications of nanotechnology in metals, techniques in characterizing properties.  In addition, the course also explains varieties of microscopic instruments used in nano applications, processes in manufacturing nano-metal particles and nano particle-containing metal-matrix composites, applications of these materials in various industries, and career opportunities.  Course/lab fees.