|Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
|Introduction to Energy and its use and importance in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, History of Energy: from Aristotle to
Einstein, Introduction to different forms of energy. Materials for Energy Harvesting (solar energy materials, photovoltaic
materials, materials for wind and nuclear power, thermoelectric materials, materials used in fuel cell technology and their
manufacturing methods). Materials used in energy storage (batteries, capacitors, hydrogen storage and their applications).
Materials Enabling Energy- Efficient Transportation. Materials for housing (lighting, heating and cooling). Materials used for
energy efficiency in industry. Novel Materials for Energy Applications and R&D trends for energy materials. Energetic Materials
(basic principles, manufacturing processes, applications).