Materials Science & Eng (MS&E)

MS&E 4001 Special Topics (LAB 0.0 and LEC 0.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

MS&E 4810 Chemistry And Inherent Properties Of Polymers (LEC 3.0)

A basic study of the organic chemistry of natural and synthetic high polymers, their inherent properties and their uses in plastic, fiber, rubber, resin, food, paper and soap industries. Prerequisite: Chem 1320 or Met Eng 1210. (Co-listed with Chem 4810).

MS&E 4819 Polymer Science Laboratory (LEC 1.0 and LAB 2.0)

Lectures and laboratory experiments dealing with polymerization reactions, solution properties and bulk or solid properties will be presented. Each student will prepare polymers and carry out all characterization experiments on actual samples. Prerequisite: Chem 4810 or MS&E 4810 and preceded or accompanied by Chem 1100. (Co-listed with Chem 4819).

MS&E 4850 Fundamentals Of Protective Coating I (LEC 3.0)

Study of the basic principles of protective coatings with particular reference to the paint and varnish industry. Classifications, manufacture, properties and uses of protective coatings. Prerequisite: Chem 1320. (Co-listed with Chem 4850).

MS&E 5000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.

MS&E 5001 Special Topics (LEC 0.0-6.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

MS&E 5010 Seminar (RSD 0.0-6.0)

(Variable) Discussion of current topics.

MS&E 5040 Oral Examination (IND 0.0)

(Variable) After completion of all other program requirements, oral examinations for on-campus M.S./Ph.D students may be processed during intersession. Off-campus M.S. students must be enrolled in an oral examination and must have paid an oral examination fee at the time of the defense/comprehensive examination (oral/written). All other students must enroll for credit commensurate with uses made of facilities and/or faculties. In no case shall this be for less than three (3) semester hours for resident students.

MS&E 5099 Research (IND 0.0-15)

(Variable) Investigations of an advanced nature leading to the preparation of a thesis or dissertation. Consent of instructor required.

MS&E 5210 Tissue Engineering I (LEC 3.0)

The course will introduce senior undergraduate students to the principles and clinical applications of tissue engineering including the use of biomaterials scaffolds, living cells and signaling factors to develop implantable parts for the restoration, maintenance, or replacement of biological tissues and organs. Prerequisite: Senior standing. (Co-listed with Bio Sci 5240).

MS&E 5220 Advanced Phase Equilibria (LEC 3.0)

Advanced aspects of unary, binary and ternary organic, phase equilibria. Includes practical examples of the applications of phase diagrams to solve engineering problems. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

MS&E 5230 Energy Materials (LEC 3.0)

The objectives of the course are to understand how the rational design and improvement of chemical and physical properties of materials can lead to energy alternatives that can compete with existing technologies. Discussions on the present and future energy needs from a view point of multidisciplinary scientific and technological approaches. Prerequisite: Senior standing.

MS&E 5310 Biomaterials I (LEC 3.0)

This course will introduce senior undergraduate students to a broad array of topics in biomaterials, including ceramic, metallic, and polymeric biomaterials for in vivo use, basic concepts related to cells and tissues, host reactions to biomaterials, biomaterials-tissue compatibility, and degradation of biomaterials. Prerequisites: Senior undergraduate standing. (Co-listed with BIO SCI 5210, CHEM ENG 5200).

MS&E 5517 Materials Selection in Mechanical Design (LEC 3.0)

This course will introduce the basics of materials selection in mechanical design. It will also introduce the benefits of computational materials and process selection. The students will also learn to use a commercially available materials selection software. This course will be offered as Distance Ed. Prerequisite: Met Eng 2110.

MS&E 5810 Introduction to Polymeric Materials (LEC 3.0)

A basic study of the organic chemistry of natural and synthetic high polymers, their inherent properties and their uses in plastic, fiber, rubber, resin, food, paper and soap industries. Credit may not be given for both Chem 5810 and Chem 4810. Prerequisite: Chem 1320 or Met Eng 1210. (Co-listed with Chem 5810).

MS&E 5819 Polymer Synthesis and Characterization Lab (LEC 1.0 and LAB 2.0)

Laboratory experiments dealing with polymerization syntheses and solution, bulk and solid properties will be presented. Each student will prepare polymers and carry out all characterization experiments on actual samples. Credit may not be given for both Chem 5819 and Chem 4819. Prerequisite: Chem 4810 or MS&E 4810 or Chem 5810 or MS&E 5810 or Chem Eng 5310, preceded or accompanied by Chem 1100 or Chem 5100 or an equivalent training program approved by S&T. (Co-listed with Chem 5819).

MS&E 5850 Introduction to Coating Chemistry (LEC 3.0)

Study of the basic principles of protective coatings with particular reference to the paint and varnish industry. Classifications, manufacture, properties and uses of protective coatings. Credit may not be given for both Chem 5850 and Chem 4850. Prerequisite: Chem 1320 or Met Eng 1210. (Co-listed with Chem 5850).