MSN-501
 
Atomic Structure, Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Materials

Syllabus 

 
Instructor:
       Engin Durgun
       UNAM-107
       durgun[at]unam.bilkent.edu.tr
 
TA:
       Bartu Simsek
       UNAM-106
       bartusimsek[at]bilkent.edu.tr
Lectures:        
       Monday:           8:40-10:30    (SU-01)
       Wednesday:         10:40-12:30    (SU-01)
Midterm I:  March 17, 2018 (Saturday) at 10:30-12:30
Midterm II: 
Final:…
       
HW #1      
(Due February 19th, Monday)
HW #2
(Due February 26th, Monday)
Problems 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5 (Kittel 8th ed.) 5.3 (Ashcroft-Mermin)  and read Experimental Techniques section (unam-common/MSN-501)
HW #3
(Due March 12, Monday)
Problems 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 (Kittel 8th ed.)
HW #4
(Due April 9, Monday)
 Problems 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.5, 6.6 (Kittel 8th ed.)
HW #5
(Due April 18, Wednesday)
Problems 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 (Kittel 8th ed.) and read the Nobel lecture of Walter Kohn on DFT (pdf)
HW #6 (Project on TB)
(Due …)
Calculating band structure of 1D carbon chain by using TB method (pdf)
HW #7