ENGR 170 Fundamentals of Materials Science (4)
Elementary principles underlying the structure and properties of materials used in the practice of engineering. The properties of inorganic and organic materials as related to atomic, molecular and crystalline structure. Mechanical stress, electromagnetic fields, irradiation, and thermal and chemical changes are considered with respect to their influence upon mechanical, electrical and chemical properties.
Prerequisite: CHEM& 162 (may be taken concurrently) and MATH& 141.