Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Fundamentals of Materials Science
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Fundamentals of Materials Science

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Kolan M. Reddy
Liu Jing
Qiang Guo

Instructors: Kolan M. Reddy

4.6

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Intermediate level

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There are 16 modules in this course

In week 1, you will get a brief introduction to materials science, as well as part 1 of module 1 including atomic bonding in solids, crystal lattices, and crystal structures of metals.

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5 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In week 2, we will continue with part 2 of module 1 including crystallographic points, directions & planes, the crystal structure of ceramics, polymorphism & allotropy, the structure of polymers, and round up with the characterization of crystal structures.

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5 videos1 quiz

In week 3, we will start with part 1 of module 2 including the equilibrium concentration of point defects, point defects in ionic solids, the concept of dislocations, and their geometry.

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4 videos1 quiz

In week 4, we will finish module 2 including dislocations in real crystals, their motion, elastic properties, forces, and finally surfaces & interfaces.

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5 videos1 quiz

In week 5, we will start with part 1 of module 3 including stress-strain curves, elastic & viscoelastic properties, slip mechanism, and twinning & kinking.

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4 videos1 quiz

In week 6, we will continue with part 2 of module 3 including grain refinement, solid solution strengthening, second phase & work hardening, and property evolution.

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4 videos1 quiz

In week 7, we will finish module 3 including all about the mechanical properties of ceramics, polymers, and composites.

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5 videos1 quiz

In week 8, we will introduce you in module 4 to the concepts of the kinetics of recovery and recrystallization, grain growth after recrystallization, and finally dynamic recovery and dynamic recrystallization.

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4 videos1 quiz

In week 9, we will introduce you to part 1 of module 5 including the diffusion phenomena, Fick's law, solutions to diffusion functions, and Kirkendall & Darken.

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4 videos1 quiz

In week 10, we will finish module 5 including the thermodynamics of diffusion, atomic mechanisms of diffusion, and factors that affect diffusion.

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4 videos1 quiz

In week 11, we will introduce part 1 of module 6 including the basics and thermodynamics of phase diagrams, as well as the effect of pressure on free energy, and free energy of binary systems.

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4 videos1 quiz

In week 12, we will continue with part 2 of module 6 including the graphic construction of phase diagrams, Gibbs phase rule. and the evolution of different phase diagrams.

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4 videos1 quiz

In week 13, we will continue with part 3 of module 6 including the spinodal decomposition, the lever rule, binary phase diagrams, and we will talk about the differences of steels and cast irons with the iron-carbon phase diagram.

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4 videos1 quiz

In week 14, we will finish module 6 including the continue of our talk about the differences of steels and cast irons with the iron-carbon phase diagram, and we will talk about ternary phase diagrams.

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4 videos1 quiz

In week 15, we will introduce part 1 of module 7 including the basics of phase transformations and solidification, nucleation, heterogeneous vs homogenous nucleation, and the temperature time transformation.

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4 videos1 quiz

In week 16, we will finish module 6 introducting phase transformations in steels and alloy steels, precipitation, and precipitation in Al alloys.

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5 videos1 quiz

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4.5 (62 ratings)
Kolan M. Reddy
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
1 Course10,690 learners
Liu Jing
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
1 Course10,690 learners
Qiang Guo
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
1 Course10,690 learners

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