Junior Labs

Junior labs are the first chance you really get to "get your hands dirty" and explore beyond theory. The techniques, practices, data analysis, and communications skills you learn in your Junior Labs will provide invaluable experience for grad school, industry, or wherever life takes you.

gloved hands holding a metal tube in the lab

 

 

MSE 307

Featuring experiments such as:

  • Thermal stresses and strains
  • Phase equilibria via optical microscopy
  • Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)
  • Pyrometry
  • Absorption and humidity
  • Thermoelectric energy conversion

 

MSE 308

Featuring experiments such as:

  • Polymer crystallization.
  • Heat diffusion
  • Mechanical properties
  • Photoelectric energy conversion
  • Viscosity
  • Creep