Engineering Materials Science

MET 3300 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Studies the foundation of physical and chemical characteristics, properties, behavior, and selection. Discusses the influence of fabrication and treatment methods on the characteristics of typical materials used in engineering applications including metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. Topics include crystalline and noncrystalline structures, lattices, point defects, and dislocations. Also covers mechanical, thermophysical, and electrochemical characteristics of materials such as hardness, mass diffusion, and electroplating, as well as ferrous and nonferrous metal alloys, the structure and properties of ceramics, fundamentals of polymer science and technology, and synthetic and laminar composites.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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