Physical Properties of Materials - MATS2001

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Materials Science and Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: MATH1131 or MATH1141 and MATH1231 or MATH1241 and PHYS1121 or PHYS1131 and CHEM1011 or CHEM1031

Excluded: MATS1172

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Basic atomic theory: wave mechanics and wave equations, many-electron atoms and the Pauli Principle, Brillouin Zone theory; thermal properties: heat capacity, thermal expansion and conductivity, thermoelectricity, Seebeck effect, Thomson effect; electrical properties, insulators, semi-conductors and metals, amorphous materials, dielectrics, piezoelectrics, ferroelectrics and pyroelectrics; magnetic properties: diamagnetism, paramagnetism and ferromagnetism, magnetic anisotropy, magnetostriction, antiferromagnetism, ferrimagnetism; superconductivity; optical properties.


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