Introduction to Solid State Physics
Prerequisite: PHYS271, PHYS270, and MATH241. Restriction: Junior standing or higher; and must be in the Engineering: Materials Science program or Physics program. Cross-listed with: PHYS431. Credit only granted for: ENMA460 or PHYS431. Additional information: Materials Engineering students take ENMA460 and Physics students take PHYS431. Classes of materials; introduction to basic ideal and real materials' behavior including mechanical, electrical, thermal, magnetic and optical responses of materials; importance of microstructure in behavior. One application of each property will be discussed in detail.