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MIT 3.091 Introduction to Solid State Chemistry - Fall 2004

This course explores the basic principles of chemistry and their application to engineering systems. It deals with the relationship between electronic structure, chemical bonding, and atomic order. It also investigates the characterization of atomic arrangements in crystalline and amorphous solids: metals, ceramics, semiconductors, and polymers (including proteins). Topics covered include organic chemistry, solution chemistry, acid-base equilibria, electrochemistry, biochemistry, chemical kinetics, diffusion, and phase diagrams. Examples are drawn from industrial practice (including the environmental impact of chemical processes), from energy generation and storage, e.g., batteries and fuel cells, and from emerging technologies, e.g., photonic and biomedical devices.

Course Highlights

This course features a complete set of lecture videos (two audio-only), as well as a large selection of readings, homework assignments, weekly quizzes, and exams.

Course Homepage: 3.091 Introduction to Solid State Chemistry Fall 2004

Course features at MIT OpenCourseWare page:

Complete MIT OCW video collection at MIT OpenCourseWare - VideoLectures.NET



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Reviews and comments:

Comment1 Ali Alsaleh, March 24, 2009 at 10:58 p.m.:

Thank you very much for these courses.

Please tell me where i can find the videos 31 and 32 of Introduction to Solid State Chemistry.

Warm Regards

Ali Alsaleh

Comment2 Robbsmif, May 27, 2009 at 10:31 p.m.:

I watched this entire semester. I got an A in gen chem last semester, largely because professor Sadoway explained the topics much more clearly than my own professors did.

Thanks so much for these videos. They are all very helpful.

3.091 website:

Comment3 Patrick Cunningham, June 29, 2009 at 8:10 p.m.:

I am pushing 60, and I think I speak for many people my age who finished their own education before the advent of personal computers and the internet. This avenue for learning is the most intelligent and correct use of the human intellect I have ever experienced. It is right in every way. I am free to select whatever I am interested in, and I can be educated by the best minds in the country. I don't have to qualify to attend, and I don't have to pay a fee. I am shocked that there are not millions, and millions of viewers. Our country is struggling to educate young people while you are already providing the solution. You have really struck the forces of darkness a heavy blow with this great, and unselfish strategy.

Comment4 Moustafa, January 11, 2010 at 10:03 a.m.:

Thanks for these courses I hope MIT increase the number of available courses online.

Comment5 Ira, February 11, 2010 at 7:16 a.m.:

Thank you so much for these. Got to love Prof. Sadoway, truly a brilliant educator.

Comment6 wagden, February 11, 2010 at 1:26 p.m.:

thanks for this course really make me love chemistry. hope more courses from Prof. Sadoway

Comment7 Deco, March 10, 2010 at 4:44 p.m.:

this is the first time i've viewed the open course because i'm from China it's difficult for me to understand the whole lecture i'll really really appreciate it if anyone could give me the entile subtitles to "" thank you very very much!

Comment8 Jack Zhao, September 21, 2011 at 6:44 a.m.:

Where's Lecture 31 and Lecture32?

Comment9 Pooja, January 14, 2013 at 2:56 p.m.:

These lectures are fantastic for the basic understanding of the subject. I congratulate Prof. Sadoway for this.

Comment10 Ak Kyaw, August 21, 2013 at 7:41 p.m.:

Dear Prof. Sadoway

I don't know how I express a lot of thank to you because your lecture are very precious for me. I would like to get all lectures but I can't get download.

Best regards

with respect

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