ChemS 210 Material Chemistry I

Prerequisite: An understanding of the material covered in basic inorganic and organic chemistry. Presents students with a descriptive overview of Materials Chemistry with particular emphasis on the correlation between materials structure and their properties. This course will cover the following topics: molecular symmetry; basic crystallography; band theory; porous materials; nano-structured materials and some material characterization techniques including powder X-ray diffraction and physical adsorption.