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Title4600:658 Mechanical Behavior of Nanostructured Materials and Composites
Submitting DeanGeorge Haritos
Submitting CollegeEngineering -- Gara Alderman x5536
Departments Generating the ProposalME
Objection DeadlineDecember 07, 2009
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedDecember 17, 2009 by PR Rex Ramsier
Effective DateFall 2010
Brief Summary of ProposalAdd a new course entitled "Mechanical Behavior of Nanostructured Materials and Composites". The course is considered as a graduate elective in ME. This course introduces the emerging science and engineering, together with the instrumentation often required to examine mechanical behaviors at the nanometer length scale. It also serves as an introductory course to nanotechnology in the engineering discipline. The course focuses on nanostructured materials and composites. It trains students to develop an understanding of the materials physics of nanostructured materials, analytical techniques and processing methods. Examples and projects will be derived from carbon nanotubes, electrospun nanofibers, nanocrystaline materials, electron microscopy (SEM, TEM, STEM), atomic force microscopy, nanoidentation, polymer- and bio-MEMS and deformation of nanoscrystalline materials. Proposal Contact: Josh Wong
Type of ProposalCourse changes only
Graduate School Endorsement StatusApproved
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedNovember 23, 2009 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved with comment
IR CommentSubsidy level should be listed as Masters/Doctoral.
IR Status UpdatedNovember 06, 2009 by IR Anu Mahapatra
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedNovember 05, 2009 by Tammy Stitz
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status Updated
General Education Advisory Committee StatusNot required
GEAC Status UpdatedNovember 09, 2009 by PR Rex Ramsier
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements UpdatedNovember 05, 2009 by EN dean's ofc Gara Alderman

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