EMS Engineering Materials Science

Courses in EMS:
EMS 002Materials Marvels: The Science of Superheroes (3) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Introduction to science and technology of materials as key engineering ingredients. Explores the relationship between art and materials, and how superheroes are both products and resources of ideas for new materials' technologies. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL, WE. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
EMS 006HHonors Materials Science Computer Applications (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ENG 006 (can be concurrent); Enrollment in the Materials Science and Engineering Honors Program; ENG 006 required concurrently. Restricted to students in the Materials Science and Engineering Honors Program. Examination of materials science computer applications through additional readings, discussions, collaborative work, or special activities which may include projects or computer simulations. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 009HHonors Solid-State Materials Science (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PHY 009D (can be concurrent); Enrollment in the Materials Science and Engineering Honors Program; PHY 009D required concurrently. Restricted to students in the Materials Science and Engineering Honors Program. Examination of solid-state materials science and modern physics topics through additional readings, discussions, collaborative work, or special activities which may include projects, laboratory experience or computer simulations. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 147Principles of Polymer Materials Science (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): CHE 002A; CHE 002B; ((CHE 008A, CHE 008B) or (ENG 045 or ENG 045Y)); introductory physics. Basic principles of polymer science presented including polymer structure and synthesis; polymerization mechanisms, polymer classes, properties, and reactions; polymer morphology, rheology, and characterization; polymer processing. (Same course as FPS 100.) (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
EMS 160Thermodynamics of Materials Processes and Phase Stability (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (ENG 045 C- or better or ENG 045Y C- or better); PHY 009B C- or better; MAT 022B C- or better; CHE 002C recommended. Review of thermodynamic principles of interest to materials scientists and engineers. Application of thermodynamics to material processing, phase stability, corrosion. (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE, SL, VL. Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
EMS 160Thermodynamics of Materials (4) Review all entries Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (ENG 045 C- or better or ENG 045Y C- or better); PHY 009B C- or better; MAT 022B C- or better; CHE 002C recommended. Review of thermodynamic principles of interest to materials scientists and engineers. Application of thermodynamics to material processing, phase stability, corrosion. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL. Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 162Structure and Characterization of Engineering Materials (4) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (ENG 045 C- or better or ENG 045Y C- or better); MAT 022A C- or better; PHY 009B C- or better. Description of the structure of engineering materials on the atomic scale by exploring the fundamentals of crystallography. The importance of this structure to materials’ properties. Description of experimental determination using x-ray diffraction techniques. (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
EMS 162LStructure and Characterization of Materials Laboratory (2) Review all entries Historical
Laboratory—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 162 (can be concurrent); Concurrent enrollment recommended. Experimental investigations of structure of solid materials are combined with techniques for characterization of materials. Laboratory exercises emphasize methods used to study structure of solids at the atomic and microstructural levels. Methods focus on optical, x-ray and electron techniques. Not open for credit to those who have completed EMS 132; can be taken for 2 units of credit by those who have completed EMS 134L; not open for credit to those who have completed both EMS 132L and EMS 134L. (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE, SL, VL, WE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 162LStructure and Characterization of Materials Laboratory (3) Review all entries Active
Laboratory—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Prerequisite(s): EMS 162 (can be concurrent); Concurrent enrollment in EMS 162 recommended. Experimental investigations of structure of solid materials are combined with techniques for characterization of materials. Laboratory exercises emphasize methods used to study structure of solids at the atomic and microstructural levels. Methods focus on optical, x-ray and electron techniques. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, WE. Effective: 2020 Winter Quarter.
EMS 164Rate Processes in Materials Science (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (ENG 045 C- or better or ENG 045Y C- or better); EMS 160. Basic kinetic laws and the principles governing phase transformations. Applications in diffusion, oxidation, nucleation, growth and spinodal transformations. (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE, SL, VL. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
EMS 164Kinetics of Materials (4) Review all entries Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (ENG 045 C- or better or ENG 045Y C- or better); EMS 160. Basic kinetic laws and the principles governing phase transformations. Applications in diffusion, oxidation, nucleation, growth and spinodal transformations. (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE, SL, VL. Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 170Sustainable Energy Technologies: Batteries, Fuel Cells, and Photovoltaic Cells (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ENG 045 or ENG 045Y. Open to students in Engineering or related fields. Basic principles of future energy devices such as lithium batteries, fuel cells, and photovoltaic cells. Examines the current status of these energy technologies and analyze challenges that still must be overcome. (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
EMS 170LSustainable Energy Technologies Laboratory (3) Active
Laboratory—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing; Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ENG 045; EMS 170 (can be concurrent); EMS 172 (recommended). Fundaments of manufacturing and characterization of energy devices, such as lithium batteries, fuel cells and photovoltaic cells. Discussion on limiting factors in the performance of the devices. (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 172Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Properties of Materials (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): CHE 110A or PHY 009D; ENG 006 or ECM 006 or equivalent recommended. Electronic, optical, and magnetic properties of materials as related to structure and processing of solid state materials. Physical principles for understanding the properties of metals, semiconductors, ceramics, and amorphous solids and the applications of these materials in engineering. (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE, SL, VL. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 172Smart Materials (4) Review all entries Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): CHE 110A or PHY 009D; ENG 006 or ECH 060 or equivalent recommended. Electronic, optical, and magnetic properties of materials as related to structure and processing of solid state materials. Physical principles for understanding the properties of metals, semiconductors, ceramics, and amorphous solids and the applications of these materials in engineering. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, VL. Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 172LElectronic, Optical and Magnetic Properties Laboratory (2) Review all entries Historical
Laboratory—3 hour(s); Lecture/Lab—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 172 (can be concurrent); Concurrent enrollment recommended. Experimental investigation of electronic, optical and magnetic properties of engineering materials, emphasizing the fundamental relationship between microstructure and properties as well as the influence of rate processes on the evolution of the microstructure and properties. (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE, SL, VL, WE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 172LSmart Materials Laboratory (3) Review all entries Active
Laboratory—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Prerequisite(s): EMS 172 (can be concurrent); Concurrent enrollment in EMS 172 recommended. Experimental investigation of electronic, optical and magnetic properties of engineering materials, emphasizing the fundamental relationship between microstructure and properties as well as the influence of rate processes on the evolution of the microstructure and properties. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, WE. Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 174Mechanical Behavior of Materials (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (ENG 045 C- or better or ENG 045Y C- or better); EMS 162 recommended. Microscopic and macroscopic aspects of the mechanical behavior of engineering materials, with emphasis on recent development in materials characterization by nondestructive testing. Fundamental aspects of plasticity in engineering materials, strengthening mechanisms and mechanical failure modes of materials systems. (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE, SL, VL. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
EMS 174LMechanical Behavior Laboratory (2) Review all entries Historical
Laboratory—3 hour(s); Lecture/Lab—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 174 (can be concurrent); Concurrent enrollment recommended. Experimental investigation of mechanical behavior of engineering materials. Laboratory exercises emphasize the fundamental relationship between microstructure and mechanical properties, and the evolution of the microstructure as a consequence of rate process. Not open for credit to those who have taken EMS 138L; not open for credit to those who have taken both EMS 134L and EMS 138L. (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE, SL, VL, WE. Effective: 2016 Winter Quarter.
EMS 174LMechanical Behavior Laboratory (3) Review all entries Active
Laboratory—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Prerequisite(s): EMS 174 (can be concurrent); Concurrent enrollment recommended. Experimental investigation of mechanical behavior of engineering materials. Laboratory exercises emphasize the fundamental relationship between microstructure and mechanical properties, and the evolution of the microstructure as a consequence of rate process. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, WE. Effective: 2020 Winter Quarter.
EMS 180Materials in Engineering Design (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Lecture/Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ENG 045 C- or better or ENG 045Y C- or better. Restricted to students with upper division standing. Quantitative treatment of materials selection for engineering applications. Discussion of design and material selection strategy; process and process selection strategy; process economics; life-cycle thinking and eco-design. Use of materials selection software. (Letter.) GE credit: OL, SE, SL, VL, WE. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
EMS 181Materials Processing (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s); Lecture/Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (ENG 045 C- or better or ENG 045Y C- or better); (ENG 105 or ECH 152B or EEC 140A or EMS 164). Principles of phase equilibria, thermodynamics and reaction kinetics applied to materials processing. Effects of processing variables on the structure-property relationship. Fundamentals of the manufacturing processes for electronic, optical, functional and structural materials. (Letter.) GE credit: OL, SE, VL, WE. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
EMS 181Manufacturing of 3D & Composite Materials (4) Review all entries Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Lecture/Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (ENG 045 C- or better or ENG 045Y C- or better); (ENG 105 or ECH 152B or EEC 140A or EMS 164). Fundamental physical and chemical principles underlying various processing techniques, used in manufacturing processes for bulk (3D) and composite structural and functional materials. Effects of processing variables on structure-property relationships. (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 2020 Winter Quarter.
EMS 182Failure Analysis (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ENG 045 C- or better or ENG 045Y C- or better; EMS 174 recommended. Analysis of the way materials fail. Effects of temperature, mechanical deformation and corrosion on the properties of materials. forensics and methodologies for investigating failures of materials including optical microscopy, x-ray analysis and scanning electron microscopy. Investigation of practical problems. (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE, VL, WE. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
EMS 183Processing of 2D & Nanomaterials (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (ENG 045 C- or better or ENG 045Y C- or better); (ENG 105 or ECH 152B or EEC 140A or EMS 164). Fundamentals of processing methods for two-dimensional materials, including thin films and graphene-like materials; as well as nanomaterials, including nanoparticles, nanowires, and quantum dots. (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 188AMaterials Design Project (4) Active
Laboratory—4 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 160; EMS 162; EMS 164; EMS 172; EMS 174. Major materials design experience involving analysis of real materials synthesis/processing/fabrication and technological applications including critical assessments of economic, manufacturing, and ethical constraints. Various principles of materials science are integrated into a culminating team design project. (Letter.) GE credit: OL, SE, SL, VL, WE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 188AHHonors Materials Design (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the Materials Science and Engineering Honors Program. Open only to students in the Materials Science and Engineering Honors Program. Examination of special topics covered in the materials design course through additional readings, discussions, collaborative work, or special activities which may include projects, laboratory experience or computer simulations. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 188BMaterials Design Project (4) Active
Laboratory—4 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 188A. Major materials design experience involving analysis of real materials synthesis/processing/fabrication and technological applications including critical assessments of economic, manufacturing, and ethical constraints. Various principles of materials science are integrated into a culminating team design project. (Letter.) GE credit: OL, SE, SL, VL, WE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 188BHHonors Materials Design (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the Materials Science and Engineering Honors Program. Open only to students in the Materials Science and Engineering Honors Program. Examination of special topics covered in the materials design course through additional readings, discussions, collaborative work, or special activities which may include projects, laboratory experience or computer simulations. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 190CResearch Group Conference (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Upper division standing. Individual and/or group conference on problems, progress and techniques in materials research. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 198Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Lecture—1-5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Group study of selected topics. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special study for advanced undergraduates. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 200Preparing for Graduate Student Success (1) Active
Seminar—1.5 hour(s). Restricted to graduate students in Materials Science and Engineering. Introduction to the soft-skills and campus resources needed to succeed in graduate school. Emphasis on the student-mentor relationship and the process of selecting a research mentor. (Same course as ECH 200.) (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
EMS 230Fundamentals of Electron Microscopy (3) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Lecture/Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 162. Principles and techniques of scanning and transmission of electron microscopy used in the study of materials will be described. Emphasis upon practical applications. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 230LLaboratory for Electron Microscopy (2) Active
Laboratory—6 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 230 (can be concurrent); EMS 230 required concurrently. Practical application of techniques of electron scanning and transmission microscopy including x-ray microanalysis. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 244Interaction of Materials and their Environment (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (ENG 045 or ENG 045Y); ENG 105A recommended; or consent of instructor. Thermodynamic and kinetic foundations of the corrosion and oxidation processes. Practical aspects of corrosion control and prevention. Stress-corrosion and gas-embrittlement phenomena. Special topics in corrosion; microbiological and atmospheric corrosion. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
EMS 245Micro- and Nano-Technology in Life Sciences (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Survey of biodevice design from engineering and biological perspectives; micro-/nano-fabrication techniques; surface science and mass transport; essential biological processes and models; proposal development skills on merging aforementioned themes. (Same course as EEC 245, ECH 245, and MAE 245.) (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
EMS 246Photovoltaics and Solar Cells (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EEC 140B; or Consent of Instructor. Or equivalent. Physics and application of photovoltaics and solar cells, including design, fabrication technology, and grid incorporation. Mono and microcrystalline silicon devices; thin-film technologies, heterojunction and organic-semiconductor technologies. Collectors, electrical inverters and infrastructure issues. Challenges and concerns. (Same course as EEC 248.) (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 248Fracture of Engineering Materials (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 174. Description of the failure of materials by crack propagation. Topics include the stress fields about elastic cracks, the Griffith-Irwin analysis, descriptions of plastic zones, fracture toughness testing, microstructural aspects of fracture and failure at elevated temperatures. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 249Mechanisms of Fatigue (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 174; or Consent of Instructor. EMS 248 recommended. Microstructural description of the mechanisms of fatigue in metals. Topics include a phenomenological treatment of cyclic deformation, dislocation processes in cyclic deformation, fatigue crack nucleation, Stage I growth, threshold effects and high temperature cyclic deformation. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 250ASpecial Topics in Polymer and Fiber Science (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 147; or Consent of Instructor. Selected topics of current interest in polymer and fiber sciences. Topics will vary each time the course is offered. (Same course as FPS 250A.) (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 250BSpecial Topics in Polymer and Fiber Science (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 147; or Consent of Instructor. Selected topics of current interest in polymer and fiber sciences. Topics will vary each time the course is offered. (Same course as FPS 250B.) (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 250CSpecial Topics in Polymer and Fiber Science (3) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 147; or Consent of Instructor. Selected topics of current interest in polymer and fiber sciences. Topics will vary each time the course is offered. (Same course as FPS 250C.) (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 250CSpecial Topics in Polymer and Fiber Science (3) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 147; or Consent of Instructor. Selected topics of current interest in polymer and fiber sciences. Topics will vary each time the course is offered. (Same course as FPS 250C.) (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 250DSpecial Topics in Polymer and Fiber Science (3) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 147; or Consent of Instructor. Selected topics of current interest in polymer and fiber sciences. Topics will vary each time the course is offered. (Same course as FPS 250D.) (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 250DSpecial Topics in Polymer and Fiber Science (3) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 147; or Consent of Instructor. Selected topics of current interest in polymer and fiber sciences. Topics will vary each time the course is offered. (Same course as FPS 250D.) (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 250ESpecial Topics in Polymer and Fiber Science (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 147; or Consent of Instructor. Selected topics of current interest in polymer and fiber sciences. Topics will vary each time the course is offered. (Same course as FPS 250E.) (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 250FSpecial Topics in Polymer and Fiber Science (3) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 147; or Consent of Instructor. Selected topics of current interest in polymer and fiber sciences. Topics will vary each time the course is offered. (Same course as FPS 250F.) (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 250FSpecial Topics in Polymer and Fiber Science (3) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 147; or Consent of Instructor. Selected topics of current interest in polymer and fiber sciences. Topics will vary each time the course is offered. (Same course as FPS 250F.) (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 260Advanced Thermodynamics of Solids (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 160. Thermodynamic principles, formalism and their application to solid materials. Specific examples from ceramic and solid state systems. Use of thermodynamic approach in developing understanding of and constraints for processes in real systems. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 260Advanced Thermodynamics of Solids (4) Review all entries Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 160. Thermodynamic principles, formalism and their application to solid materials. Statistical mechanics and the relations between microscopic and macroscopic properties. Prediction of phase diagrams and phase stability, particularly for solids. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 262Advanced Topics in Structure of Materials (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 162; EMS 174 recommended; graduate standing in Engineering or consent of instructor. Nature of microstructure in engineering materials. Crystalline and non-crystalline structures, with special emphasis on grain boundary segregation in the development of polycrystalline microstructure and the radial distribution function of amorphous materials. Not open for credit to students who previously completed (cancelled) EMS 245. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 264Transport Phenomena in Materials Processes (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Engineering. Thermodynamic driving forces and atomic-scale mechanisms underlying diffusive mass transport and interface motion in materials. Nucleation, growth and coarsening dynamics of phase transformations. Not open for credit to students who previously completed EMS 240. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 268Advanced Materials Characterization (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Open to graduate students in Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering. Fundamental working principles for characterization methods used in structural and compositional analysis of engineering materials. Topics include x-ray, electron, ion, and neutron interactions with materials and techniques include diffraction, spectroscopy, and imaging methods. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Spring Quarter.
EMS 272Advanced Functional Properties of Materials (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Physics, Chemistry, and Engineering. Fundamental physical properties of solid materials important to solid state devices, specifically electronic, magnetic, and optical properties. Topics include band structures, metals, superconductors, semiconductors, dielectrics, optical properties, and magnetic properties and implementation of these properties into devices. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 274Advanced Mechanical Properties of Materials (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 174. Comprehensive study of mechanical properties of materials, with special attention to dislocations and deformation and fracture control mechanisms. Mechanical properties of conventional engineering materials as well as advanced materials such as nanocrystalline solids and thin films are considered. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 280AGraduate Capstone Project (4) Active
Laboratory—4 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in an engineering discipline. Advanced materials design experience involving analysis of engineering applications of materials, including synthesis, processing, and fabrication. Additional consideration of critical assessments of economics, manufacturing, and ethical constraints. Fundamental principles of materials science are integrated into a culminating capstone project. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 280BGraduate Capstone Project (4) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s); Laboratory—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): EMS 280A. Advanced materials design experience involving analysis of engineering applications of materials, including synthesis, processing and fabrication. Additional consideration of critical assessments of economics, manufacturing, and ethical constraints. Fundamental principles of materials science are integrated into a culminating capstone project. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 282Glass: Science and Technology (3) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Extensive Writing—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Chemistry, Physics or Engineering, or consent of instructor. Modern paradigms in glass science and their applications to technologies. Relation of macroscopic properties of glasses and glass-forming liquids to atomic-level structures, including principles of formation, relaxation, transport phenomena, nucleation, crystallization and phase separation in glasses. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 288Living Matter: Physical Biology of the Cell (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Open to any student possessing general background in any disciplines of physical or biological sciences and engineering. Introduction to the origin, maintenance, and regulation of the dynamic architecture of the cell, including cellular modes of organization, dynamics and energy dissipation, molecular transport, motility, regulation, and adaptability. (Same course as BIM 288 and BPH 288.) (Letter.) Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
EMS 289ASpecial Topics in Materials Science; Electronic Materials (1-5) Review all entries Historical
Lecture/Lab. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in Electronic Materials. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 289ASpecial Topics in Materials Science (1-5) Review all entries Active
Lecture/Discussion—1-5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in the discipline of Materials Science & Engineering. Topics will vary by instructor. May be repeated for credit When topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 289BSpecial Topics in Materials Science; Ceramics and Minerals (1-5) Review all entries Historical
Lecture/Lab. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in Ceramics and Minerals. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 289BSpecial Topics in Materials Science; Ceramics and Minerals (1-5) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture/Lab. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in Ceramics and Minerals. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 289CSpecial Topics in Materials Science; Physics and Chemistry of Materials (1-5) Review all entries Historical
Lecture/Lab. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in Physics and Chemistry of Materials. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 289CSpecial Topics in Materials Science; Physics and Chemistry of Materials (1-5) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture/Lab. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in Physics and Chemistry of Materials. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 289DSpecial Topics in Materials Science; Materials Processing (1-5) Review all entries Historical
Lecture/Lab. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in Materials Processing. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 289DSpecial Topics in Materials Science; Materials Processing (1-5) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture/Lab. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in Materials Processing. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 289ESpecial Topics in Materials Science; Materials Science and Forensics (1-5) Review all entries Historical
Lecture/Lab. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in Materials Science and Forensics. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 289ESpecial Topics in Materials Science; Materials Science and Forensics (1-5) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture/Lab. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in Materials Science and Forensics. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 289FSpecial Topics in Materials Science; Biomaterials (1-5) Review all entries Historical
Lecture/Lab. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in Biomaterials. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 289FSpecial Topics in Materials Science; Biomaterials (1-5) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture/Lab. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in Biomaterials. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 289GSpecial Topics in Materials Science; Surface Chemistry of Metal Oxides (1-5) Review all entries Historical
Lecture/Lab. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in Surface Chemistry of Metal Oxides. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 289GSpecial Topics in Materials Science; Surface Chemistry of Metal Oxides (1-5) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture/Lab. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special topics in Surface Chemistry of Metal Oxides. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 290Materials Science and Engineering Seminar (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Selected topics of current interest in Materials Science and Engineering. The subjects covered will vary from year to year and will be announced at the beginning of each quarter. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
EMS 290CGraduate Research Conference (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Individual and/or group conference on problems, progress, and techniques in materials science and engineering research. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 292Materials Science & Engineering Internship (1-12) Active
Internship. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Graduate level standing. Work or lab experience in industry or off-campus lab focusing on Materials Science & Engineering applications at the graduate level. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s). (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
EMS 294Materials Science Seminar (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Current literature and developments in materials science with presentations by individual students. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 298Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Group study. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 299Research (1-12) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Research. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
EMS 390The Teaching of Materials Science (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Meet qualifications for teaching assistant and/or associate-in in materials science and engineering. Participation as a teaching assistant or associate-in in a designated engineering course. Methods of leading discussion groups or laboratory sections, writing and grading quizzes, use of laboratory equipment, and grading laboratory reports. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.