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3.017 Modelling, Problem Solving, Computing, and Visualization

Prereq: 3.016, 6.0001, 16.66, or 12.010; 3.014, 3.022, or 3.024; or permission of instructor
U (Spring)
12 Units

Covers development and design of models for materials processes and structure-property relations. Emphasizes techniques for solving equations from models or simulating their behavior. Assesses methods for visualizing solutions and aesthetics of the graphical presentation of results. Topics include symmetry and structure, classical and statistical thermodynamics, solid state physics, mechanics, phase transformations and kinetics, statistics and presentation of data.

W. C. Carter

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