The course is first part of the broader course on Introduction to Nature of materials and would be suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students of every branch of science and engineering. The first part of this course will focus on essentials of crystallography, crystal structures of different classes of materials, structure determination and defects in materials.
Week 1 : Introduction and Basic crystallography Week 2 : Symmetry Week 3 : Crystal Systems, Bravais Lattices and Miller Indices, Interstices Week 4 : Structure of Metals and Alloys Week 5 : Structure of Ceramics Week 6 : Structure of Polymers Week 7 : Structure Determination: X-ray diffraction Week 8 : Defects in Materials
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