# Calendar

The calendar below provides information on the course's lecture (L) and recitation (R) sessions.

AP = Prof. Adam Powell, RK = Prof. Randolph Kirchain, WP = Wanida Pongsaksawad (course TA)

SES # TOPICS MOTIVATING PROCESSES INSTRUCTORS KEY DATES

L1

Introduction

AP

R1

Math Review

WP

I. Solid Heat Treatment

L2

Introduction

Energy Conservation and 1-D Conduction

Various

AP

L3

Sphere Generation

Multilayers

AP

L4

Multilayers (cont.)

Biot #

Finite Differences

Glass-ceramics

AP

R2

Heat Flow through Multilayer Sheet and Cylinder

WP

L5

Finite Differences (cont.)

Polymer Extrusion

AP

L6

Dimensional Analysis

Furnace Wall

David Dussault (Guest Lecturer)

Problem set 1 due

L7

Convective Cooling Curves

Dimensionless Graphs

Thermal Spray

AP

R3

Dimensional Analysis

Jose Vieyra

L8

Convective Cooling Curves (cont.)

AP

II. Engineering Economics

L9

Introduction

RK

L10

Cost Modeling I: Unit Operations

Pizza Oven

RK

Problem set 2 due

R4

Economic Models in Engineering

WP

L11

Cost Modeling II: Cost Factors and Scale

RK

III. Liquid-Solid Processing

L12

Moving Bodies

Vacuum Arc Remelting

AP

L13

Moving Bodies (cont.)

Stability

Casting

AP

Problem set 3 due

R5

Casting: Solid-Liquid Process

WP

L14

Stability in Alloy Solidification

Injection Molding

AP

IV. Fluid Behavior

L15

Introduction

Newtonian Fluids

AP

L16

Test 1

AP

R6

Fluid Flow and Drag Force on a Sphere, with Examples

WP

L17

Viscous Shear

AP

L18

Tubes

Flow Rate

Sphere Flow

Precipitation, Bubbles

AP

L19

Sphere Drag and Reynolds Number

AP

L20

Engineering and Society

Particle Velocity

Lessons of 9/11

AP

L21

Friction Factors

Boundary Layers

AP

L22

Plate Drag

Turbulence

Fermentation

AP

Problem set 4 due

R7

Friction Factors and Drag Forces

Turbulence

WP

L23

Turbulence (cont.)

Fermentation

AP

L24

Batch and Continuous Flow Reactors

Fermentation

AP

Problem set 5 due

L25

Chemical Reactors

Porous Media

AP

R8

Batch/Continuous Flow Reactors

Flow through Porous Media

WP

L26

Porous Media (cont.)

AP

V. Deformation Processing

L27

Non-newtonian Flow

Various

AP

Problem set 6 due

L28

Deformation Mechanisms

Polymers, Metals

AP

R9

Test 2 Review

Warm Up Practice Problems

WP

L29

Sintering

HIP, CM

AP

L30

Test 2

AP

L31

Consolidation Processes

HIP, CM

AP

VI. Vapor-Solid Processes

L32

Evaporation Processes

Zirconia PVD

AP

R10

Sintering (Stage I and Stage II)

Evaporation

WP

L33

Vapor Phase Transport

Structure Formation

Thin Films

AP

Problem set 7 due

L34

Patterning

Polymer Deposition

Polymer Sputter

AP

L35

Coherent/Expitaxial Films

Nanostructure Formation

VLS

AP

R11

Mean Free Path

Structure Zone Model

Fabrication Processes

WP

VII. Special Topics

L36

Process Selection

AP

Problem set 8 due

L37

Costs of Materials Usage

RK

L38

Wrap Up

AP