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Fall 2013
Nov 14, 2019
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ENGN 2420 - Kinetic Processes and Mechanisms in Materials Science
Continuum and atomistic descriptions of diffusion in solids. Reactions involving surfaces and interfaces, including evaporation, adsorption, grain growth, and coarsening. Phase transformation kinetics, including nucleation, growth, solidification, spinodal decomposition, and martensitic transformations. Analysis of systems with multiple kinetic mechanisms (typical examples include oxidation, crystal growth, and sintering). Prerequisite: background in basic thermodynamics. Recommended: ENGN 1410 or 2410 or equivalent.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Primary Meeting

Engineering Department

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