Basics of Material Science

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Material Science is a branch of engineering which deals mainly with the composition of a material, metals, or composites.

Course Objective

  • Learn the basics of Material Science in Simple practical way
  • Learn about Metal, Polymer, Composite, and ceramics
  • Learn some examples of making Cement, paper and light bulb.

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Course Duration

Self-Placed ~ 1-week (1 to 2 hours effort per week)

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Types of Material

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Materials on the broadly can be classified on different types which can be done in the following categories MetalsCeramicsCompositesPolymers Metals Metals are those materials that can donate electrons. The electrons…

Metal

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Metals are the materials that are capable of donating electrons for a good cause i.e. to form a material superior to itself. The main reasons for donating or accepting an…

Ceramics

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Ceramics are compounds which comprise of bonds of metallic or nonmetallic, it can also comprise of ionic or non-ionic bonds. All earthenware and Bricks are common examples of ceramics.The first…

Polymer

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Polymers are derived from the word POLY which means more than one and MER meaning parts. Polymers are large molecules which make different types of structure like DNA and RNA.…

Composits

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A Composite as the name suggests is the material made by two or more metals. The resultant of this is the composite material with different physical and chemical properties. The…

Crystal Structure of Material

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In Material science, the elements are classified based on the composition and types of crystal found in nature. Crystal is the arrangement of atoms and molecules in a crystalline material.…

How to make Paper?

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The paper on in which we started writing the first alphabet and learned to read goes through a number of steps and manufacturing processes to make and to present in…

How to make Cement?

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The Cement which is used as building material to build a skyscraper from the scratch is manufactured by a long and interesting process. It is manufactured by the controlled chemical…

How to make light bulb?

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Every day we see thousands of light bulbs and the lights of many kinds, colors, design, etc. But have you ever wondered how that shiny thing is made and shines…