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Illinois MatSE 280 Introduction to Engineering Materials, Lecture 9: Mechanical Failures
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09 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Duane Douglas Johnson, Omar N Sobh
Mechanical Failure: temperature, stress, cyclic and loading effectISSUES TO ADDRESS... How do cracks that lead to failure form? How is fracture resistance quantified? How do the fracture resistances of the different material classes compare? How do we estimate the stress to fracture? How do...
Illinois MatSE485/Phys466/CSE485 - Atomic-Scale Simulation
27 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley
THE OBJECTIVE is to learn and apply fundamental techniques used in (primarily classical) simulations in order to help understand and predict properties of microscopic systems in materials science, physics, chemistry, and biology. THE EMPHASIS will be on connections between the simulation results...
Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 1: Introduction
28 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley
Introduction to Simulation Content: Why do simulations? Moore's law Two Simulation Modes Dirac, 1929 Challenges of Simulation: Physical and mathematical underpinnings Complexity Estimation of Computer Time and Size Challenges of Simulation: Multi-scale computational materials research Short...
ECE 606 Lecture 3: Elements of Quantum Mechanics
28 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam
Outline:Why do we need quantum physicsQuantum conceptsFormulation of quantum mechanicsConclusions
ECE 606 Lecture 2: Geometry of Periodic Crystals
Outline:Volume & surface issues for BCC, FCC, Cubic latticesImportant material systemsMiller indices ConclusionsHelpful software tool: Crystal Viewer in the ABACUS tool suite.
ECE 606 Lecture 1: Introduction
Outline:Course information Current flow in semiconductors Types of material systems Classification of crystals
ECE 659 Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor
27 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta
Spring 2009 This is a newly produced version of the course that was formerly available. We would greatly appreciate your feedback regarding the new format and contents. Traditionally atomistic approaches have been used to model materials in terms of average parameters like the...
ECE 659 Lecture 5: Where is the Resistance?
ECE 659 Lecture 4: Landauer Model
ECE 659 Lecture 1: Introduction
21 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta
ECE 659 Lecture 2: Molecular, Ballistic and Diffusive Transport
ECE 659 Lecture 3: Mobility
Illinois ECE 440 Solid State Electronic Devices, Lecture 7: Temperature Dependence of Carrier Concentrations
30 Dec 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Eric Pop
ECE 495N Lecture 41: Entropy
29 Dec 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta
ECE 495N Lecture 40: Thermoelectricity
ECE 495N Lecture 39: Where is the Heating?
ECE 495N Lecture 38: Spin Rotation
Illinois MatSE 280 Introduction to Engineering Materials, Lecture 7: Mechanical Properties
15 Dec 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Duane Douglas Johnson, Omar N Sobh
Mechanical PropertiesWhy Mechanical Properties? Need to design materials that will withstand applied load and in-service uses for ... Space exploration, Bridges for autos and people, skyscrapers, MEMS devices, Space elevator?Content: Stress and strain Elastic and Plastic Deformation of Metals...
ECE 495N Lecture 37: Spin Matrices
15 Dec 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta
ECE 612 Lecture 26: Heterostructure FETs
10 Dec 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom
Outline:1) Introduction,2) Heterojunction review,3) Modulation doping,4) I-V characteristics,5) Device Structure / Materials,6) Summary.