Introduction to Solid State Chemistry

177 votes
Free Closed [?]
Introduction to Solid State Chemistry

This first-year University chemistry course explores the basic principles of the chemical bond by studying the properties of solids. Properties such as stiffness, electrical conductivity, thermal expansion, strength, and optical properties are the vehicle by which you can learn a great deal of practical chemistry. 



You will see how experts use their knowledge of trends in the periodic table to predict the properties of materials. 3.091x is an engineering course so there is an emphasis on applications and how materials are used. The on-campus version of the course has been taught for over forty years and is one of the largest classes at MIT.



This course will cover the relationship between electronic structure, chemical bonding, and atomic order, and characterization of atomic arrangements in crystalline and amorphous solids: metals, ceramics, semiconductors, and polymers (including proteins). There will be topical coverage of organic chemistry, solution chemistry, acid-base equilibria, electrochemistry, biochemistry, chemical kinetics, diffusion, and phase diagrams. Examples will be 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). 


Categories: Life Sciences
Degrees: Chemistry
Starts : 2017-09-06

Comments

Alternatives

-- no alternatives found for the course --
If you know any alternatives, please let us know.

Prerequisites

-- no prerequsites found for the course --
If you can suggest any prerequisite, please let us know.

Paths



See all Education Paths

Certification Exams

-- there are no exams to get certification after this course --
If your company does certification for those who completed this course then register your company as certification vendor and add your exams to the Exams Directory.

Students

People who learned this course or plan to learn. These people added the course to their Education Passport or their Personal Education Path.

Daniel Pastushchak Evgeniya Harout Mardirossian Maciek Fras Rogov Kirill Ryan Wie

If you learned this course or plan to learn then add it to your Personal Education Path or your Education Passport

Similar courses

Courses related to the course subject

111 0 0

This course will focus on the theory, design and operation of commercial nuclear power reactors. The course will also touch on con…

Biomass is the only renewable feedstock which contains the carbon atoms needed to make the molecules to create chemicals, material…

In a biorefinery a complex biobased feedstock is separated and processed in such a way that sustainability and application opportu…

15 0 0

5.33 focuses on advanced experimentation, with particular emphasis on chemical synthesis and the fundamentals of quantum chemistry…

This course is designed to look at the topics covered in advanced high school chemistry courses, correlating to the standard topic…

12 0 0

This seminar will be a scientific exploration of the food we eat and enjoy. Each week we shall have a scientific edible experiment…

16 0 0

This course deals with the application of structure and theory to the study of organic reaction mechanisms: Stereochemical feature…

[IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR THE NO-CREDIT ON-DEMAND VERSION OF THIS COURSE PLEASE GO TO https://www.coursera.org/learn/symmetry]. Lea…

99 0 0

If chemistry is the science of stuff, then analytical chemistry answers the question: what is it? And how much of it do you have?

Have you ever wondered how magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) works? Do you know how one can determine three-dimensional structures…

Let us know when you did the course Introduction to Solid State Chemistry.

Started on: Completed on:
Your grade (if any):
Comments:

Add the course Introduction to Solid State Chemistry to My Personal Education Path.

Start the course on:
Duration of study:
Notes:

Successfully added to your path.

View your path

Select what exam to connect to the course. The course will be displayed on the exam page in the list of courses supported for certification with the exam.


Notes about how the exam certifies students of the course (optional):