MATE597 - Master's Thesis (0 + 0) 80

Constitution and development of student's ability for independent literature survey, research and evaluation of the obtained results of the study on a topic approved by the student?s supervisor and the department chair.

MATE502 - Advanced Thermodynamics of Materials (3 + 0) 5

Laws of thermodynamics and their application to the chemical behavior of materials systems. Thermodynamics of binary and multicomponent solutions. Phase equilibria. Thermodynamics of chemical reactions. Thermodynamics of phase transformations.

MATE585 - Materials & Processes Selection & Design Problems (3 + 0) 5

Design Process Steps; Design Principles; Computer Aided Engineering; Concurrent Engineering; Creativity and Problem Solving; Decision Theory; Computer Modeling & Simulation; Optimization; Information & Knowledge Sources for Design;Methods of Materials Selection, Processes & Process Selection; Interaction of Materials, Processing and Design; Design

MATE589 - Graduation Seminar (0 + 0) 5

Presentation and discussion of current issues and works by graduate students in various areas of metallurgical and materials engineering to stimulate research interests in graduate students.