Nanotech Applications - Metals
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.