Fall 2011: MATRL 100A: Structure and Properties I
Course text (required):
Callister and Rethwisch, 8th edn: Please note that earlier editions will not work as well because of issues with problem and chapter numbering. This text will also serve for Materials 100B and Materials 100C.
In this quarter (Materials 100A), we cover chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 12, 14 (briefly), 18, 19 (briefly), 20, and 21.
Course outline: PDF
Phelps 2516, M & W, 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm.
35% for an in-class (1 h) midterm, 45% for an in-class (3 h) final, and 20% for assignments (all assignments are due in class, and must be hardcopies — email submissions are not accepted.).
Ram's office hours:MRL 3008, M & W, 3:20 pm to 4:00 pm or by appointment.
Moureen's TA discussion section and office hours:Discussion: Phelps 1417, Tuesdays, 9:30 am to 10:45 am; Office hours: MRL, outside room 2053, Thursdays from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Cynthia's TA discussion section office hours:Discussion: Phelps 1417, Mondays, 9:30 am to 10:45 am; Office hours: MRL, outside room 2053, Fridays from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Look at this wikipedia page, for the Janet periodic table which, from the electronic configuration viewpoint, is more sensible than the usual Mendeleev/Moseley periodic table: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternative_periodic_tables
A mnemonic for filling electrons in atoms (the aufbau principle): PDF
This periodic table from NIST has all the electronic configurations: PDF