outline for a term paper
Topics for the Technical Paper1. Gallium nitride semiconductors2. Polymer Materials used in Printing Money3. Manufacturing high quality Graphene4. Beyond (or replacement materials for) Li rechargeable batteries5. Koenigsegg FreeValve (Camless engines)6. Investment Casting7. Sapphire materials8. Carbon nitride in optics or electronics9. Coatings for Aluminum Alloys (Aircraft applications)10. Knife and Blade processing and manufacture11. Hydrogen Fuel Cells
The purpose is to become familiar with the behavior of materials in specific applications. The technical paper will build upon course material; its technical difficulty and content should be comparable to Callister/Rethwisch textbook.