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Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
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English

Subtitles: English
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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Welcome

What you should know before you start the course...
Reading
7 readings
Reading7 readings
Target Audience10m
Course Format and Syllabus10m
Guest Instructors10m
Recommended Background10m
Acknowledgements10m
Get More from Georgia Tech10m
Consent Form10m
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Introduction

Frame the grand problem of materials design and how the Materials Genome Initiative approach, which encompasses high-throughput computational and experimental techniques as essential elements, will accelerate materials discovery and development. Provide a historical perspective and future outlook....
Reading
9 videos (Total 65 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Overview of the MGI Approach and How HTMD Fits10m
Complexity in Materials Design Part 18m
Complexity in Materials Design Part 25m
Early History Leading up to HTMD7m
Recent History of HTMD7m
Types of High-Throughput Strategies6m
High-Throughput Computational Screening8m
Where To Go to Get Started5m
Reading4 readings
Early History Leading up to HTMD10m
Recent History of HTMD10m
Types of High-Throughput Strategies10m
Earn a Georgia Tech Badge/Certificate/CEUs2m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Introduction40m
Week
2
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Library Preparation

This module covers methods to experimentally generate discrete or gradient material libraries for interrogating the influence of composition or microstructure on properties; various process and synthesis methods for different classes of materials are considered...
Reading
17 videos (Total 150 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video17 videos
Introduction to Experimental Design5m
Model-Based Experimental Design5m
Synthesis of Polymers8m
Polymer Processing Part 17m
Polymer Processing Part 24m
Additive Manufacturing – Introduction10m
Metal Alloy Libraries – Introduction Part 16m
Metal Alloy Libraries – Introduction Part 210m
Vapor Deposition of Thin Films - Introductory Concepts15m
Vapor Deposition of Thin Films - Making Libraries16m
Diffusion Multiples10m
Additive Manufacturing – Metals9m
Bulk Alloy Libraries - Microstructure Gradients6m
Microstructure Gradient Alloy Libraries Generated by Non-uniform Heating and Cooling10m
Microstructure Gradient Alloy Libraries Generated by Non-uniform Deformations5m
Rapid Alloy Prototyping9m
Reading4 readings
Polymer Processing10m
Additional details on Diffusion Multiples10m
Jominy End Quench Heat Flow Simulation10m
Rapid Alloy Prototyping10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Library Preparation40m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

High-Throughput Characterization of Composition and Structure

This module covers techniques suitable for measuring the elemental composition and the structure in the material libraries; techniques for different classes of materials are considered....
Reading
7 videos (Total 55 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Composition and Structure of Polymers7m
Physical Structure of Polymers8m
Chemical Structure of Polymers7m
Composition of Inorganics8m
Detection of Phase Transformations8m
Crystal Structure of Inorganics7m
Reading3 readings
Composition and Structure of Polymers10m
In-depth reading on HT methods for inorganic materials10m
In-depth reading on detection of phase transformations10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
High-Throughput Characterization of Composition and Structure20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

High-Throughput Property Measurements

This module covers techniques to experimentally conduct property measurements suitable for high-throughput screening; optical, electronic, mechanical, chemical, and thermal properties are considered....
Reading
16 videos (Total 136 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
Video16 videos
Optical Properties5m
Electrical and Thermal Transport Properties8m
Introduction9m
Strength6m
Instrumented Indentation Test13m
Measurements using Indentation Methods9m
Fracture Toughness9m
Indentation Testing - Polymers and Coatings8m
Abrasion, Scratch, and Buckling6m
Catalysis9m
Sorption, Adsorption & Diffusion8m
Biological Activity: Cell Culture7m
Introduction to Corrosion9m
Corrosion Testing Part 19m
Corrosion Testing Part 28m
Reading7 readings
Optical Properties10m
Electrical and Thermal Transport Properties10m
Additional details on measuring strength at microscales10m
Additional details on spherical nanoindentation stress-strain curves10m
In-depth reading10m
In-depth reading10m
Biological Activity: Cell Culture10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
High-Throughput Property Measurements30m
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Top Reviews

By DGJun 10th 2018

New way to explore ourselves in the area of materials development

By MFDec 16th 2016

A new and fast way of designing materials. Great course!

Instructors

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Dr. Richard W. Neu

Professor
The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
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Dr. J. Carson Meredith

Professor, Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, and J. Carl Pirkle Sr. Faculty Fellow
School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

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