Electrical and Computer Engineering

ECE 102 Properties of Materials

The fundamental electrical, optical, and magnetic properties of materials, with emphasis on metals and semiconductors: chemical bonds, crystal structures, elementary quantum mechanics, energy bands. Electrical and thermal conduction. Optical and magnetic properties. (Formerly EE 145.)


Prerequisite(s): PHYS 5A and PHYS 5L, PHYS 5B and PHYS 5M, and PHYS 5C and 5N; or PHYS 6A and PHYS 6L, PHYS 6B and PHYS 6M, and PHYS 6C and PHYS 6N. Concurrent enrollment in ECE 102L is required.