MER 354

MER 354 – Advanced Materials

Course Description:  Advanced materials for engineers are introduced with a focus on the properties and applications of the materials.  Several advanced materials currently in the research and development stage will also be introduced with a discussion of the needed infrastructure to bring the materials to production.  Topics include composites, engineering alloys, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices, nanomaterials, semiconductors and microelectronic fabrication, and superconductors.  Prerequisite: MER213 or by permission of the instructor.