Winter 2013: MATRL 218/CHEM 277: An introduction to inorganic materials
Course outline: PDF
Phelps 1417, T & R, 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm: Office hours following class or by appointment
Resources:Printable (PDF) periodic table from NIST with electronic configurations. You so need this !
The VESTA Crystal Structure drawing package (and more): Download and install from here.
This program works on all platforms. It is required for assignments.
Database of some mineral crystal structures. The cif files that can be downloaded are directly read by VESTA.
A demo version of the principal database of Inorganic Crystal Structures is available at FIZ Inorganic Crystal Structure Database
Plane group sketcher (requires Java): "escher"
CRC Handbook of Physics and Chemistry online (useful physical and chemical data including solid state properties). CRC Online