22.103 Microscopic Theory of Transport

Fall 2003

Molecular dynamics simulation of an exfoliated nanoclay-polymer composite.
Molecular dynamics simulation of an exfoliated nanoclay-polymer composite. (Image courtesy of NIST.)

Course Highlights

This course includes a selection of lecture notes and problem sets, as well as instructions for student projects.

Course Description

Transport is among the most fundamental and widely studied phenomena in science and engineering. This subject will lay out the essential concepts and current understanding, with emphasis on the molecular view, that cut across all disciplinary boundaries. (Suitable for all students in research.)
  • Broad perspectives of transport phenomena
  • From theory and models to computations and simulations
  • Micro/macro coupling
  • Current research insights
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Sidney Yip

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Three sessions / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate