3.091 Introduction to Solid State Chemistry

Course Description

This course explores the basic principles of chemistry and their application to engineering systems. It deals with the relationship between electronic structure, chemical bonding, and atomic order. It also investigates the characterization of atomic arrangements in crystalline and amorphous solids: metals, ceramics, semiconductors, and polymers (including proteins). Topics covered include organic chemistry, solution chemistry, acid-base equilibria, electrochemistry, biochemistry, chemical kinetics, diffusion, and phase diagrams. Examples are drawn from industrial practice (including the environmental impact of chemical processes), from energy generation and storage, e.g., batteries and fuel cells, and from emerging technologies, e.g., photonic and biomedical devices.

Copyright Information

Donald Sadoway, 3.091 Introduction to Solid State Chemistry, Fall 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Materials-Science-and-Engineering/... (Accessed August 07, 2008). License: Creative commons BY-NC-SA
3.091 Introduction to Solid State Chemistry
3-D analysis of complex solid-state fuel cell geometries. (Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Energy. All rights reserved.)
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julian chicoine wrote 4 years ago.
I very much enjoy your lectures.

Faizan wrote 8 years ago.
I would like to appreciate your effort for providing such a
valuable material online for every one. Can you please do
one thing more.... please either provide the class notes
online or show us the side projector screen as well.... all
the time... i know u show it some times.
Hopefully you will consider it

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