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MTE3545

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)K Suzuki

Synopsis

Electrical and optical properties of materials - dielectrics, ferroelectrics, superconductors and optical fibres; magnetic properties - microscopic origin of magnetism in specific classes of materials, domains, magnet fabrication and applications; nanodevices which rely on the preceding properties, experimental techniques.

Objectives

To understand the science and technology governing the important properties and uses of the major electrical, optical and magnetic materials and the development of associated nanotechnological devices.

Assessment

Examination (3 hours): 55%
Assignments: 12%
Laboratory work: 33%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor George Simon

Contact hours

Three one-hour lecture/tutorial classes per week and four x five hour laboratory classes during the semester and 7 hours of private study per week.

Prerequisites

MTE2544 or MSC2022 or TRC3800

Prohibitions

MSC3011, MSC3132, MTE3508