Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code KK014050 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Applied Materials Physics
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Applied Materials Physics
ササキ ゲン,スギオ ケンジロウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues1-4
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 09 : Mechanical Engineering
Eligible Students AIMS-HU students
Keywords Crystal structure, Diffraction experiments, Crystal binding, Phonon, Energy bands, Point defects, Dislocation, Alloys 
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Materials used in the field of mechanical system engineering include a variety of materials such as metallic alloys, fine ceramics, amorphous materials and fine particles. In addition, lattice defects and disordered structures strongly change characteristics of materials. In the present lecture, students mainly study the structures of materials, and then try to understand the basic physical process to realize these structures, and also try to understand how these structures affect the properties of materials. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction of the lecture/ SASAKI
lesson2 Crystal structure 1/ SASAKI
lesson3 Crystal structure 2/ SASAKI
lesson4 Electrical properties of metals/ SUGIO
lesson5 Crystal structure 3/ SASAKI
lesson6 Imperfection in solids/ SUGIO
lesson7 Wave diffraction and the reciprocal lattice 1/ SASAKI
lesson8 Diffusion/ SUGIO
lesson9 Wave diffraction and the reciprocal lattice 2/ SASAKI
lesson10 Phase Transformations/ SUGIO
lesson11 Crystal binding 1/ SASAKI
lesson12 Thermal properties/ SUGIO
lesson13  Crystal binding 2/ SASAKI
lesson14 Dislocation and strengthening mechanisms/ SUGIO
lesson15 Elastic constants/ SASAKI

Some reports 
Copy of power point slides will be distributed before lecture.

Reference :
Introduction to solid state physics, Charles Kittel, Wiley
Materials Science and Engineering, William D. Callister, Wiley 
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2nd lesson: Periodic array of atoms, Fundamental types of lattice, Index systems for crystal planes
3rd lesson: Simple crystal structures
4th lesson: Atomic models, Quantum numbers, Electron configuration, Electrical conduction, Energy band structures, Matthiessen’s rule
5th lesson: Direct imaging of atomic structure
6th lesson: Vacancies and self-interstitials, Impurities, Dislocations, Grain boundaries, Microscopic examination
7th lesson: Diffraction of waves by crystals, Scattered wave amplitude
8th lesson: Diffusion mechanisms, Steady-state diffusion, Nonsteady-state diffusion
9th lesson: Brillouin Zones, Fourier Analysis of the Basis
10th lesson: Nucleation and growth, Homogeneous nucleation, Heterogeneous nucleation, Avrami equation, Isothermal transformation, Continuous cooling transformation, Shape-memory alloys
11th lesson: Crystals of Inert Gases, Ionic Crystals, Covalent Crystals, Metals
12th lesson: Heat capacity, Thermal expansion, Thermal conductivity, Wiedemann-Franz law
13th lesson: Hydrogen Bonds, Atomic Radii, Analysis of elastic strains
14th lesson: Dislocations and plastic deformation, Slip systems, Slip in single crystals, Strengthening
15th lesson: Elastic compliance and stiffness constants, Elastic waves in cubic crystals 
Grading Method Give the credit for a student who gets more than 60 points. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Intend to make a lecture having close relation to the practical materials and mechanical system engineering.
Expect active discussion and questions. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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