Introduction to material properties and materials applications. Crystalline structure and symmetry. Phase diagrams and phase transformations. Nucleation and crystalline growth. Microstructure-dependent properties. Applications in mechanical and biomedical engineering, aerodynamics, chemical and environmental engineering, and physics. Prerequisites: PHYS213 - General Physics I and Lab, PHYS214 - General Physics II and Lab.
ENSC490 is a 3 credit course.