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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


MSE 3110 Junior Laboratory I

Course description

Practical laboratory covering the characterization of materials, analysis of data, and presentation of results. Labs are based on concepts from the chemistry of materials (MSE 3010) and thermodynamics of condensed systems (MSE 3030) courses. Experiments include calorimetry, spectroscopic characterization, nanoparticle growth, polymer OLED devices, and molecular origins of spectral data features. Comprehensive data analysis including statistical data analysis, curve fitting and experimental uncertainty is emphasized. Includes an introduction to formal technical writing.

Non-Cornell students must get permission from instructor to enroll.


ENGRD 2610/MSE 2610 or ENGRD 2620/MSE 2620


MSE 3010, MSE 3030 or permission of instructor


MSE 3110 401-LAB On-campus program: Engineering Cooperative Education Program

The MSE 3110 401-LAB section of this course has been canceled.

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