Courses Detail Information

MSE3600J – Materials Lab I

Instructor: Yunlong Guo

Instructors (Faculty):

Credits: 3 credits

Pre-requisites: accompanied or preceded by Vk 350


This course provides students laboratory experiences based on principles of engineering materials, with a focus on microstructural analysis and macroscopic property characterization.

Course Topics:

  1. Laboratory Safety
  2. Experimental Design and Data Analysis
  3. Structural Characterization – Labs in light microscopy, electron microscopy, and X-ray diffraction
  4. Mechanical Behavior – Labs in tensile, hardness, and impact testing
  5. Thermal Analysis – Labs in TMA, DSC, and TGA
  6. Vibrational Spectroscopy – Labs in Infrared Spectroscopy and Raman Spectroscopy