Teaching

Current (Spring 2021)

MATLENG 402 – Physical Metallurgy
* Crystal binding and electron theory of solids, phase diagrams, diffusion, nucleation and growth, recrystallization, precipitation hardening, solidification, austenite decomposition.
* Prereq: jr st, MatlEng 201(P). 3 units; U/G.

MATLENG 491 – Senior Design Projects II
* Independent and team design projects under the direction of a faculty member.  Written and oral engineering reports must be submitted on each design project undertaken.
* Prereq: MatlEng 490 (P), sr st. 3 cr. U.

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MATLENG 491 – Senior Design Projects II
Spring 2020, 2019, 2018, 23017, 2016
* Independent and team design projects under the direction of a faculty member.  Written and oral engineering reports must be submitted on each design project undertaken.
* Prereq: MatlEng 490 (P), sr st. 3 cr. U.

MATLENG 201 – Engineering Materials (Lab and Blended/hybrid Lecture)
Fall 2016 / Spring 2016 / Fall 2015 / Spring 2015 / Fall 2014 / Spring 2014 / Fall 2013 / Spring 2013
* Basic behavior and processing of engineering materials emphasizing metals and alloys and including ceramics and plastics. Laboratory work is included.
* Blended/hybrid courses are courses where 20% or more of the traditional face-to-face classroom time is replaced by online assignments and activities. Students spend less time in the classroom and more time working and interacting online, providing greater flexibility regarding when and where coursework can be completed.
* Prereq: Chem 105(P) or 102(P) or 117(P). 4 cr. U.

MATLENG 201 – Engineering Materials (Lecture and Lab)
Fall 2012 / Spring 2012 / Fall 2011 / Spring 2011 / Spring 2010 / Fall 2009
* Basic behavior and processing of engineering materials emphasizing metals and alloys and including ceramics and plastics. Laboratory work is included.
* Prereq: Chem 105(P) or 102(P) or 117(P). 4 cr. U.

MATLENG 201 – Engineering Materials (Lab)
Fall 2010
* Basic behavior and processing of engineering materials emphasizing metals and alloys and including ceramics and plastics. Laboratory work is included.
* Prereq: Chem 105(P) or 102(P) or 117(P). 4 cr. U.

MATLENG 380 – Engineering Basis for Materials Selection
Spring 2012 / Fall 2010
* The study of the basis for materials selection in the design of engineering systems. Materials design parameters, classes of materials, case studies in material’s selections.
* Prereq: MatlEng 201(P). 3 cr. U.

MATLENG 402 – Physical Metallurgy
Spring 2015 / Spring 2014 / Spring 2013 / Spring 2015
* Crystal binding and electron theory of solids, phase diagrams, diffusion, nucleation and growth, recrystallization, precipitation hardening, solidification, austenite decomposition.
* Prereq: jr st, MatlEng 201(P). 3 units; U/G.
* Physical Metallurgy Wiki

MATLENG 431 – Welding Engineering
Fall 2013 / Fall 2011
* An engineering course on joining processes; reaction of materials to welding, brazing and soldering; distortion; process and material selection and structural engineering considerations
* Prereq: jr st, MatlEng 201(P). 3 cr. U/G.

MATLENG 442 – Thermodynamics of Materials
Fall 2017
*Application of thermodynamics to materials processes and systems; behavior of solutions; reaction equilibria.
*Prereq: jr st, admis to MatlEng major, MatlEng 201(P);

MATLENG 483 – Materials for Energy Systems
Fall 2014 / Fall 2012
* Processing, structure, and properties of materials used in energy systems. Focus on materials applied to solid oxide fuel cells, photovoltaics, and advanced secondary batteries.
* Prereq: jr st, MatlEng 201(P). 3 cr. U/G.

MATLENG 699 – Independent Study
Summer 2020 / Summer 2014 / Spring 2013 / Fall 2011 / Fall 2010 / Spring 2010 / Fall 2009
* Retakeable to max of 6 or applied toward undergraduate degree.
* Prereq: Junior status, instructor consent. 1-3 cr U/G.

MATLENG 701 – Properties of Solids
Spring 2018
* The applications of physics to the understanding of the properties of solids, including lattice mechanics, band theory, electrical, thermal, magnetic, and defect properties.
* Graduate

MATLENG 702 – Advanced Materials Thermodynamics
Fall 2020
* Thermodynamics of materials including solutions, mixtures, and interfaces. Topics including statistical interpretation of entropy, chemical reactions, Ellingham diagrams, phase diagrams, and intermediate phases.
* Graduate

 

MATLENG 999 – Advanced Independent Study
Fall 2013 / Spring 2012 / Fall 2011 / Summer 2011
* Prereq: graduate status, instructor consent & graduate program committee. 1-3 cr G.

Other Course Information

Undergraduate Courses in Materials at UWM
Graduate Courses in materials at UWM