Graduate

Prefix/Number Title
EMA 5008 Particle Science And Technology: Theory And Practice
EMA 5108 Vacuum Science And Technology
EMA 5365 Biomimetic Synthesis
EMA 6001 Properties Of Materials – A Survey
EMA 6005 Thin And Thick Films
EMA 6105 Fundamentals And Applications Of Surface Science
EMA 6106 Advanced Phase Diagrams
EMA 6107 High Temperature Materials
EMA 6109 Physical Chemistry Of High Temperature Materials
EMA 6110 Electron Theory Of Solids For Materials Scientists I
EMA 6111 Electron Theory Of Solids For Materials Scientists II
EMA 6128 Materials Microstructure
EMA 6136 Diffusion, Kinetics, And Transport Phenomena
EMA 6165 Polymer Physical Science
EMA 6166 Polymer Composites
EMA 6226 Advanced Mechanical Metallurgy I
EMA 6227 Advanced Mechanical Metallurgy II
EMA 6265 Mechanical Properties Of Polymers
EMA 6315 Colloidal Hydrodynamics
EMA 6316 Materials Thermodynamics
EMA 6319 Applied Colloid And Interfacial Chemistry For Engineers
EMA 6412 Synthesis And Characterization Of Electronic Materials
EMA 6446 Electronic Processes In Crystalline Ceramics
EMA 6448 Ceramic Processing
EMA 6461 Polymer Characterization
EMA 6507C Scanning Electron Microscopy And Electron Probe Microanalysis
EMA 6510 Survey Of Materials Analysis Techniques
EMA 6518 Transmission Electron Microscopy
EMA 6518L Transmission Electron Microscopy Laboratory
EMA 6519L Specialized Research Techniques In Materials Science
EMA 6580 Science Of Biomaterials I
EMA 6581C Polymeric Biomaterials
EMA 6589 Mechanical Behavior Of Biomaterials
EMA 6616 Advanced Electronic Materials Processing
EMA 6625 Advanced Metals Processing
EMA 6667 Polymer Processing
EMA 6715 Fracture Of Brittle Materials
EMA 6805 Mathematical Methods In Materials Science I
EMA 6806 Mathematical Methods In Materials Science II
EMA 6808 Error Analyses And Optimization Methodologies In Materials Research
EMA 6905 Individual Work In Materials Science And Engineering
EMA 6910 Supervised Research
EMA 6936 Seminar In Materials Science And Engineering
EMA 6938 Special Topics In Materials Science And Engineering
EMA 6971 Research For Masters Thesis
EMA 7979 Advanced Research
EMA 7980 Research For Doctoral Dissertation

 

 

Course Descriptions

EMA5008

Particle Science And Technology: Theory And Practice (3 credits)

Introduction to field by surveying theoretical and practical aspects. Particulate preparation, particle characterization, surface modifications, particulate systems, and technological applications.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
PHY2049 3 Physics with Calculus 2
PHY2049L or equilvalent 1 Physics with Calculus 2 Laboratory
CHM2046 3 General Chemistry 2
CHM2046L or equilvalent 1 General Chemistry 2 Laboratory

 

EMA5108

Vacuum Science And Technology (3 credits)

Introduction to the generation and use of vacuum for scientific research and industrial production. Kinetic theory of gases discussed as necessary to understand vacuum phenomena. Description of components and materials, vacuum systems design and uses in metallurgy, electronics, physics, and chemistry.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
CHM2045 or equilvalent 3 General Chemistry 1
PHY3101 or equilvalent 3 Introduction to Modern Physics
MAP2302 or equilvalent or permission of instructor 3 Elementary Differential Equations

 

EMA5365

Biomimetic Synthesis (3 credits)

Investigation of processes utilized by organisms to control mineralization of their hard parts, to gain understanding of mechanisms used by them to obtain precise control over size, shape, texture, orientation, and composition.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA3010 or equilvalent 3 Materials

Sections

Website

https://lss.at.ufl.edu/

 

MA6001

Properties Of Materials – A Survey (3 credits)

Review of physical properties of materials such as mechanical, electrical, optical, magnetic, and thermal properties.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6005

Thin And Thick Films (3 credits)

Techniques for depositing thin metallic semiconductor and dielectric films. The relationships between deposition technique and thin film properties. Properties unique to thin films.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

 

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA3010 or equilvalent 3 Materials
CHM2046 or equilvalent 3 General Chemistry 2
PHY2048 or equilvalent 3 Physics with Calculus 1

 

EMA6105

Fundamentals And Applications Of Surface Science (3 credits)

Fundamental and experimental description of phenomena occurring at surface of solids, including structure, composition, atomic and molecular processes, and electronic properties. Experimental approaches and data used to support theoretical models.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
CHM2045 3 General Chemistry 1
MAP2302 or permission of instructor 3 Elementary Differential Equations

 

EMA6106

Advanced Phase Diagrams (3 credits)

Phase diagrams considering systems with as many as four components; emphasis on pressure temperature composition diagrams.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6107

High Temperature Materials (3 credits)

Physical and mechanical metallurgy. Principles of strengthening alloys, alloy and process selection, alloy development, and design principles for elevated temperature applications.

Classified as a graduate course

 

 

EMA6109

Physical Chemistry Of High Temperature Materials (3 credits)

Interrelated aspects of solid state chemistry critical to materials science and chemical education. Science behind adapting inorganic materials for specific purposes making matter do what is wanted by positioning atoms in their proper structures

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6110

Electron Theory Of Solids For Materials Scientists I (3 credits)

Wave equation and its application to free electrons, bound electrons, and electrons in crystals. Electron-band theory and its applications. Electrical properties of metals, alloys, and semiconductors, heat capacity and thermal properties.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6111

Electron Theory Of Solids For Materials Scientists II (3 credits)

Atomistic (classical) and electron theory of optical properties of metals, alloys, and dielectrics. Nonlinear optics, lasers. Raman-spectra.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6128

Materials Microstructure (3 credits)

Geometry of microstructures: kinematics and kinetics of microstructural evolution in materials processing.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA6316 or equilvalent 3 Materials Thermodynamics

 

EMA6136

Diffusion, Kinetics, And Transport Phenomena (3 credits)

Physical basis, equation, and theories of diffusion, tracer, chemical, multicomponent, and multiphase diffusion in general force fields.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA4125 or equilvalent 3 Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing

Sections

Number Website
DEPT https://lss.at.ufl.edu/

 

EMA6165

Polymer Physical Science (3 credits)

Solid state properties of amorphous and semi-crystalline polymers.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA3066 3 Introduction to Organic Materials

Sections

Number Website
DEPT http://brennan.mse.ufl.edu/courses/ema6165.html

 

EMA6166

Polymer Composites (3 credits)

Physical and mechanical properties of polymers and polymer composites as related to preparation and microstructure.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6226

Advanced Mechanical Metallurgy I (3 credits)

Dislocation theory, microstructural effects in mechanical properties, strengthening mechanisms, fracture, and other current topics.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA4223 or equilvalent 3 Mechanical Behavior of Materials

 

EMA6227

Advanced Mechanical Metallurgy II (3 credits)

Continuation of EMA 6226

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6265

Mechanical Properties Of Polymers (3 credits)

Linear and nonlinear viscoelastic behavior of polymers with emphasis on molecular and microstructure aspects.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA3066 or equilvalent 3 Introduction to Organic Materials

 

EMA6315

Colloidal Hydrodynamics (3 credits)

Background on physical side of flow of colloidal dispersions for graduate students from different engineering disciplines. Low Reynolds number hydrodynamics and role of surface forces on stability of rheology of colloidal dispersions.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6316

Materials Thermodynamics (3 credits)

Thermodynamics of materials systems, surfaces in solids, irreversible processes.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA4314 3 Energetics and Kinetics in Materials Science

EMA6319

Applied Colloid And Interfacial Chemistry For Engineers (3 credits)

Principles used to disperse powders in liquids with practical examples relating to ceramic and metal particle processing properties.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA6316 or equilvalent 3 Materials Thermodynamics

EMA6412

Synthesis And Characterization Of Electronic Materials (3 credits)

Principles of materials growth and characterization in electronic and photonic industries. Bulk and epitaxial growth technologies, corresponding characterization methods for evaluation and quality control. Theoretical bases for these techniques.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

undergraduate-level thermodynamics, kinetics, and electrical properties of materials or equivalent

 

EMA6446

Electronic Processes In Crystalline Ceramics (3 credits)

The defect solid state and its relation to electrical properties of ceramic materials. Ionic conductivity in ceramics. Solid electrolytes. Theory of electron transport in metallic, semiconducting, and insulating ceramics.

Classified as a graduate course

 

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA4145 or equilvalent or permission of instructor 3 Physical Ceramics 2

Sections

9355

 

EMA6448

Ceramic Processing (3 credits)

Introduction to the science of ceramic processing, with emphasis on theoretical fundamentals. Examples of state-of-the-art industrial processes discussed.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6461

Polymer Characterization (3 credits)

Use of broad variety of spectroscopic and other scattering phenomena in polymer research.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA3066 3 Introduction to Organic Materials

Sections

Number Website
9356 https://lss.at.ufl.edu/

 

EMA6507C

Scanning Electron Microscopy And Electron Probe Microanalysis (3 credits)

Fundamentals of scanning electron microscopy and electron probe microanalysis. Laboratory.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA3513C or equilvalent 4 Analysis of the Structure of Materials

 

EMA6510

Survey Of Materials Analysis Techniques (3 credits)

Principles and techniques used in characterization of materials. Chemical, microstructural, and surface analysis of materials; metals, ceramics, polymers, and semiconductor systems.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA3513C or equilvalent 4 Analysis of the Structure of Materials
EMA4145 or equilvalent 3 Physical Ceramics 2

 

EMA6518

Transmission Electron Microscopy (3 credits)

Instrumentation associated with transmission electron microscopy. Kinematical and dynamical theories of diffraction contrast and their application. Diffraction analysis in TEM for structural determination. Analytical techniques for obtaining structural and compositional information at high spatial resolution. Phase contrast and high resolution electron microscopy.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA3513C or equilvalent 4 Analysis of the Structure of Materials

EMA6518L

Transmission Electron Microscopy Laboratory (1 credits)

Specimen preparation for analysis in TEM. Demonstration of principles of contrast theories. Specialized methods for characterizing structure and composition of materials at high spatial resolution.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6519L

Specialized Research Techniques In Materials Science

Utilizing primarily STEM, TEM, SEM, EMP, FIM, and optical metallography. Credits: 1-2; max of 10.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA6507C or equilvalent or equilvalent 3 Scanning Electron Microscopy and Electron Probe Microanalysis

Sections

Number Website
DEPT1
DEPT2

 

EMA6580

Science Of Biomaterials I (3 credits)

Introduction to variables that control compatibility and performance of biomaterials, including physical and chemical properties, corrosion, fatigue, and interfacial histochemical changes.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
See course description undergraduate chemistry

 

EMA6581C

Polymeric Biomaterials (4 credits)

Biomedical implant and device applications of synthetic and natural polymers. Biocompatiblity and interfacial properties of polymers in physiological environment, especially concerning short-term devices (catheters) and long-term implants (intraocular lenses, vascular and mammary prostheses, etc.).

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
ESI4905 See course description Unknown
EMA3066 3 Introduction to Organic Materials

 

EMA6589

Mechanical Behavior Of Biomaterials (3 credits)

Basis for elastic and viscoelastic response of biological materials to stress and strain. Foundation for composite behavior of organic-organic and organic-inorganic materials. Description of modeling biological structures to achieve mechanical optimization.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA4223 3 Mechanical Behavior of Materials

 

EMA6616

Advanced Electronic Materials Processing (3 credits)

Materials requirements for high speed devices and processing modules needed for their fabrication. Examples of current industrial processes.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA4614 or equilvalent 3 Production of Electronic Materials

Sections

Number Website
2410 https://lss.at.ufl.edu/

 

EMA6625

Advanced Metals Processing (3 credits)

Advanced treatment of solidification phenomena during metals processing. Nucleation, kinetics, solidification structure, segregation, and effects of processing variables on structure and properties.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA4125 or equilvalent 3 Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing

 

EMA6667

Polymer Processing

Major processing methods for polymers and polymeric composites as related to the rheological behavior of these systems. Synthesis of polymers via industrial processes. Credits: 2-3.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA3066 or equilvalent 3 Introduction to Organic Materials

 

EMA6715

Fracture Of Brittle Materials (3 credits)

Latest concepts in deformation, fracture, and toughening of brittle materials. Application of fracture mechanics and fractals to failure of brittle materials. Development of an approach to failure analysis for brittle materials.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA4223 or equilvalent 3 Mechanical Behavior of Materials
EGM3520 or equilvalent 3 Mechanics of Materials

 

EMA6805

Mathematical Methods In Materials Science I (2 credits)

Review of mathematical methods with emphasis upon applications in materials science and engineering.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6806

Mathematical Methods In Materials Science II (2 credits)

Applications of advanced differential equations, transform methods, and computational analysis.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
EMA6805 or equilvalent 2 Mathematical Methods in Materials Science I

 

EMA6808

Error Analyses And Optimization Methodologies In Materials Research (3 credits)

Statistical approach to materials research, basic and relevant statistical concepts, error analysis, factorial matrices, reducing variance, nested designs and sampling plans, mixture designs, optimization techniques, response surface method, and Taguchi method.

Classified as a graduate course

Prerequisite Courses

Prefix/Number Credits Title
ESI4905 See course description Unknown
EIN6912 See course description Unknown
STA6166 See course description Unknown
STA6167 or permission of instructor See course description Unknown

 

EMA6905

Individual Work In Materials Science And Engineering

Individual Work in Materials Science and Engineering. Credits: 1-4; max of 8.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6910

Supervised Research

Supervised Research. Credit: 1-5.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6936

Seminar In Materials Science And Engineering

Offered in fall and spring. Required of all students. Credit: 1; max of 14.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA6938

Special Topics In Materials Science And Engineering

Special Topics in Materials Science and Engineering. Credits: 1-4; max of 6.

Classified as a graduate course

Sections

Number Website
DEPT1
DEPT2
DEPT3 https://lss.at.ufl.edu/
DEPT4
DEPT5 https://lss.at.ufl.edu/

 

EMA6971

Research For Masters Thesis

Research for Masters Thesis. Credits: 1-15.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA7979

Advanced Research

Research for doctoral students before admission to candidacy. Designed for students with a masters degree in the field of study or for students who have been accepted for a doctoral program. Not open to students who have been admitted to candidacy. Credits: 1-12.

Classified as a graduate course

 

EMA7980

Research For Doctoral Dissertation

Research for Doctoral Dissertation. Credits: 1-12.

Classified as a graduate course