Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professors Darrell Irvine and Nicola Marzari present this introductory course, which focuses on the "fundamentals of structure, energetics, and bonding that underpin materials science." Designed for undergraduate students, topics here include: thermodynamic functions, electronic bonding, stability, and magnetism of materials. Visitors are able to download all lecture notes, assignments, and exams from this course as PDF files, and the "Readings" section presents a helpful bibliography. In the "Recitations" section, users will find all the practice problems and solutions in structure bonding and thermodynamics used in the course. This is a useful resource for educators as it contains ready-made assignments and exams in materials science and technology from a respected institution that can bolster any syllabus.


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