Seoul National Univ. DMSE
Materials Science and Engineering Introductory Seminar
This course introduces the history and discipline of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) to beginners in the field. The course plans to deliver the in-depth understanding of curriculum of MSE, so supports students to set the education plan during B.S. degree. Students will experience the practical needs of MSE knowledge in the industry and research fields by discussing a specific topic with seniors and exploring the application examples.
Principles of Material Engineering
The purpose of this class is to study the basic concepts of atomic structures, crystal structures, phase equilibrium, and processes and apply these to understand the structures and properties of various materials. In addition, the students will carry out a team project on the design problems on each material.
Modern Physics of Materials
This course covers the concepts of modern physics in order to understand quantum mechanics, atomic, molecular, crystalline structures.
Introduction to Mechanics of Materials
This course covers basic mechanics of materials. It covers stress strain behavior of materials under external and tensile stresses, twist, and bending.
Introduction to Crystallography
This course reviews atomic arrangement, typical crystal structures of metallic, ionic and covalent bonding materials. It covers the concepts of symmetry, lattice, reciprocal lattice, and the diffraction theory.
Chemistry of Organic Materials
This course addresses organic compounds as well as their properties and synthesis processes. It covers the basic concepts of organic chemistry to develop organic/inorganic/ composite materials.
Physical Chemistry of Materials
This course provides the basic concept of thermodynamics for students to determine the changes of physical and chemical properties of materials upon the variation of macroscopic stimuli such as pressure, temperature and volume, etc.
Numerical Analysis in Materials Science and Engineering
This course offers a groundwork for numerical analysis in materials science and engineering.
Physical Chemistry of Materials 2
This course provides the basic concept of chemical kinetics for students to analyze the rate of changes of physical and chemical properties of materials.
Thermodynamics of Materials
This course introuces thermodynamics in materials. It covers phase equilibrium, calculation of heat capacitance, and the relation between free energy and phase diagram.
Phase Transformation in Materials
This course studies phase transformation in solid materials. It focuses on the mucleation theory and growth mechanism.
Experiments in Materials 1
This course focuses on phase transformation, thermodynamics and X-ray crystallography.
Experiments in Materials 2
This course focuses on the experiments regarding the X-ray crystallography, sintering of ceramics and its properties.
Mechanical Behavior of Materials
This course introduces atomic bonding, the dislocation theory and the fracture mechanics in order to understand material behavior under pressure.
Electric, Magnetic and Optical Properties of Materials
This course reviews electic, magnetic, optic and thermal properties of materials from a view point of classic mechanics and quantum mechanics.
Seminar in Materials
This course provides seminars regarding recent developments and achievements in materials science and engineering.
Applied Electrochemistry
This course deals with electrochemical principles of industrial applications. It covers metal corrosion and protection, electroplating, and electrode materials.
Physical Metallurgy
This course probes into atomic arrangement of metals, observation methods, and unique properties as well as strengthening mechanisms of metals and metallic alloys.
Electric Circuits
As material science engineers in semiconductor industry understand well the mechanism of electric circuit, they would cooperate more with electric engineers, so that contributes to extensive research, development, production in semiconductor field. In this subject, students will learn the basic theory of semi-conductor device, the role of semi-conductor device in the electric circuits, and the simple electric circuits for data processing.
Material Analysis and Characterization
This course addresses materials characterization and evaluation methods. Specific topics will include element analysis (AAS, AES, and MS), structural analysis (XRD, OM, SEM, and TEM), and thermal analysis (DTA, TGA, and DSC).
Polymeric Materials Chemistry
This course studies the fundamental concepts of polymer structures and manufacturing process. It covers polymerization mechanisms such as radical, ion, coordinate, and polymerization kinetics. The course also addresses recent technologies of polymerization.
Polymeric Materials Physics
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of structure-property-processing interrelationships of polymers It covers configuration and conformation of polymer chains, state of polymer melt, and amorphous nanostructures.
Physical Chemistry of Ceramics
This course focuses on powder processing, characterization of powder, and surface treatment. It also covers single crystal growth.
Applied Statistics and Design for Materials Processing
This course covers (1) experimental practices with a software for automatic measurement and process control related with materials science and engineering, (2) introduction to statistics and probability, (3) analysis of variance, and linear and multiple regression for the statistical experimental data analysis, (4) design of experiment (DOE) and Taguchi’s method and (5) application of statistical software to materials process.
Transport Phenomena in Materials
This course addresses transport phenomena of materials, in relation to quantitive product fabrication process.
Extractive Metallurgy
This course studies general industrial equipment and the procedures of extractive metallurgy, focusing on pyrome- tallurgy.
Structural Analysis of Materials
The target of this course is to understand the basic principles and structure of analytical tools for materials analysis and to apply to the structure analysis for the development and improvement of materials. X-ray diffraction, transmission and scanning electron microscopy will be covered in the course for both theoretical and practical aspects. The scattering of wave, a common platform of XRD, TEM, and SEM, will be reviewed in the first part followed by the components of the analytical equipment where the source and manipulation of the wave source will be discussed. Analytical techniques from an experimental data obtained in the hands-on experiments will be discussed and demonstrated in the class. Presentations are required as group discussions at the final stage.
Materials Reaction Process and Design Principles
Students will learn about the materials reaction engineering and materials diffusion processes (kinetics and mechanisms) as well as some reactor design principles in this course.
Introduction to Biology for Materials Science and Engineering
The goal of this course is to provide students with basic biology to understand bio-related and biofunctional materials. This course will offer biology, biochemistry and biophysics conceptto the students with organic and physical chemistry background. Along with the fundamentals, recent progress and challenges in the field of biofunctional materials will bebriefly covered. Students will know how materials science meets with biology as a new paradigm. In the later part of this course, the interface between biological systems and materials will be taught.
Self-design Experiments in Materials
In this course the students will be learning to apply the know- ledge of materials science and engineering, to design the experiments and to perform them. Through this process, the students’ ability to integrate the knowledge of materials science, to design the experiment for solving problems in engineering fields. well as some reactor design principlesin this course.
Structure and Properties of Alloys
This course deals with the basic theory of metal and strengthening mechanism, as well as the relation between structures and properties. It also discusses heat treatment and materials processing.
Integrated Circuit Processes of Semiconductor
This course focuses on the integrated circuit processes of semiconductor and up-to-date integration technologies in the industry.
Ceramics Processing
Modern ceramic technology has rapidly developed based on the understanding of the fundamental principles of ceramic properties and manufacturing process Understanding the manufacturing process of ceramics is especially important for designing new materials. In this course, we will examine various techniques for ceramic processing and the effect of the processing parameters on the material properties.
Organic Materials Engineering
This course will introduce the design, manufacturing processes, and mechanical characteristics of yarns and fabrics and examine their structure, geometrical analyses, and mechanical properties to understand spinning, weaving, and knitting processes. This course will also introduce the manufacturing methods and techniques of non-woven fabrics, and cover the relationship between the manufacturing conditions and mech- anical properties of nonwoven fabrics. In addition, various polymer processing methods will be introduced. We will study the laws of mass conservation, energy conservation and momemtum conservation to understand the principles of polymer processing and composite materials processing. Rheo- logical properties of polymeric materials are discussed and applied to the modeling of polymer processing.
Electronic Ceramics
The aim of this course is to introduce the elemental theory and application of the electric and magnetic properties of electronic ceramics. Based on our understanding of the elemental theory, we will study the mechanisms of electro- magnetic properties and examine the applications of devices by material properties and device designs. The course will also cover various electro-ceramics and their properties. The dielectric materials include piezoelectric, pyroelectric, ferroele- ctric, and microwave dielectric materials, and magnetic materials include the ferric/ferro-magnetic and microwave magnetic materials. The NTC and PTC materials used as sensors and varistor materials for the protection of electric circuits fall under the category of semiconductor materials.
Thin Film Devices and their Applications
The objective of this course is to understand the thin film deposition process. The course will introduce various vacuum equipments and deposition methods and examine the deposition theory and characterization methods of thin film.
Molecular Electonics Material
Molecular materials including organic compounds and polymers are widely used as the key functional materials in many electronics/photonics devices and products. This course is designed to provide MSE-major undergraduate students with the fundamental knowledge of the synthesis, processing and functionality of these molecular materials as well as the operational principles of molecular electronics/photonics devices The molecular materials discussed in this course include the following fluorophore/phosphore for organic EL, liquid crystal and color filters for TFT-LCD, substrate and recording media for CD/DVD, photoresist and low k dielectric in memory semiconductors, plastic optical fibers for LAN and image guiding This course will also examine the basic concepts and materials of future super optical memory, ultrafast optical devices, high capacity smart card, and high fidelity sensors.
Spin-Materials Science and Application
The lecture describes a concept of spins and their collective behaviors, its related physical phenomena based on quantum mechanics. Also, fundamental theory on and practical applications of various magnetic materials and magnetism, as well as examples of the applications of spin materials are studied. Through this class, information storage/process devices and general spintronic technologies will be learned.
Energy Materials and Devices
1. Background General materials science
- Electrochemistry, Semiconductor, Ionic conductor, Cat- alysis
2. Principles, materials and devices for the following applications
- Battery, Fuel cell, Solar cell, White LED
- Basic Concepts and Definitions of Electrochemistry and Kinetics (∼2 weeks)
- Various Electrochemical Techniques (∼1 week)
- Processing and Analysis Tools for the Nanostructures and Devices (∼1 week)
- Application Devices I. Li Ion Battery (∼2.5 weeks)
- Application Devices II. Fuel Cell (∼2.5 weeks)
- Application Devices III. Solar Cell (∼2.5 weeks)
- Application Devices IV. White LED (∼2.5 weeks)
Capstone Design for Material Science and Engineering
In this course, principles and concepts of engineering design are introduced and students will learn about engineering design of materials through the completion of a project. This course is a mixture of lectures and team-based project per- formance. To complete the project, students will have to apply the interdisciplinary knowledge he/she has learned in undergraduate study. Also, students will learn about proposal writing, concept of management and productivity, planning and scheduling of a project, team work, creativity, presentation and communication skill as well as industrial ethics while carrying out the project.
Materials Science for Nanotechnology
The purpose of this lecture is to introduce fundamental concepts of materials science which is closely related with the concept of nanotechnology. Namely, the excerpt of crystallog- raphy and crystal structure, thermodynamics, kinetic aspects of materials science to understand the evolution of microstructure of nano-size material will be introduced, The main processing technology to build nano features such as top-down and bottom-up processing technology will be introduced. Furthermore, the properties of nano-materials such as electrical, optical, magnetic, and surface chemical properties which typically appears in nano-size materials will be summarized. The materials characterization techniques will also be briefly introduced. The students are expected to summarize all the basic concepts of materials science to understand the core concepts of nanotechnology.
Computational Study of Materials Science and Engineering
This course introduces basic concepts on numerical analysis and provides the student with the tools necessary to apply the power of computers to solve material-related problems so that they can obtain a fundamental understanding of simulations.
- Modelling and Simulations
- Principles and Applications of Microscopic Computations (First Principle Calculations, Molecular Dynamics, Mol- ecular Design)
- Principles and Applications of Macroscopic Computations (Thermodynamics, Diffusion, Continuum Mechanics, Materials Design)
- Process Simulations (Thermal Transport, Process Design)
- Methodology for Computational Materials Science
Biomedical Materials
This course introduces the basic research areas on Biomedical Materials, which has been extensively investigated Biotechnology (BT) field along with NT and IT. Introduction to Biology and Biochemistry will be covered at first in order to help students to understand the following bio-related materials. Biomedical polymers, ceramics and metals will be discussed and application of those materials to the medical field will be focused. This course will offer new biomedical concepts on materials science and engineering and open a new avenue for the students toward BT and related IT/NT fields.
Crystal Detects in Materials
In this lecture, the generation and annihilation processes and properties of point defects, dislocations and planar defects in materials with different crystal structures will be examined. The effects of these defects on physical and mechanical properties of materials will also be discussed.
Display Materials and Devices
Materials and devices of various displays such as Cathode Ray Display (CRT), Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), Plasma Display Panel (PDP), and Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED). Molecular structures, arrangements, and electro-optic properties of liquid crystals. Polarization of light through liquid crystals. Optical properties of luminescent materials, device structures and operation principles of CRTs, FEDs, and PDPs. Electronic structure, electrical and optical properties of organic materials,device structure, operation principle of OLEDs. Driving methods of passive and active matrix arrays. Fabri- cation process of the displays.
Current Semiconductor Material and Devices
Offer the basic understandings on semiconductor memory and logic devices and materials for logic, DRAM and non-volatile memories, such as flash memory. Review the current status of the technologies and problems. Fundamentals of logic devices and operations principles will be elucidated. The problems related to the scaling of the devices will be studied. Operation principles and scaling problems of NAND and NOR type flash memory devices will be discussed. New memory devices, such as FeRAM, MRAM, PcRAM and other resistive switching memory devices will also be reviewed. The basic operation principles and ultimate limitations of these new devices will be discussed and finally nanoelectronics concepts that may ultimately replace current microelectronics will be introduced.