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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHY 480 - Physics of Materials

 An Introductory courses in the physics of materials, primarily solid state physics. The structural, mechanical, electrical, magnetic, and optical properties of materials are discussed. This course is appropriate for upper level undergraduates and graduate students in the field of physical sciences and engineering. The topics will build upon and utilize concepts from materials science, quantum physics, mechanics, and electricity and magnetism.

Prerequisites: PHY 236 and PHY 476 or permission of instructor.

Course Typically Offered: Spring, Even Years

Credits: 3