Journal of Materials Education

                                                     

                                                                 Volume 29, Numbers 3 - 4

 

 

Book Review:   "Survival Skills for Scientists", by Federico Rosei and Tudor Johnson

Víctor M. Castaño

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Santiago de Querétaro, México  ..................................................

 

 

 

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On Geometrical Interpretation of the Formation of Holz Lines

X.Z. Li

University of Nebraska, Lincoln  .........................................................................................................................

 

 

 

177

Scientific  Literacy  and  Ecomaterials  Research for  Global  Mankind

M A Basith 1, A Constantin2 , M Huq1 and M Kano3

1 Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh;

2 Radu Greceanu Colegiul National, Slatina, Romania;

3Tokyo University of Science, Japan  ..................................................................................................................

 

 

 

 

 

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Remote Materials Science Internet Experiments: Solid State Photovoltaic Cell Characterization  

M F. Schauer1, F. Lustig2 and M. Ozvoldova3

1 Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic;

2 Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic;

3 University of Trnava, Slovak Republic .............................................................................................................

 

 

 

 

 

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Numerical Approximation of Hydrogen Transport in  Steels  Using  Java  Programming  

J. Torres Santiago, S. Charca Mamani, O. Marcelo Suárez, Oswald N. C. Uwakweh

University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez   .............................................................................................................

 

 

 

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A Multidisciplinary Introductory Nanotechnology Course  with  Hands-On  Experiments

C.P. Liu1, J.J. Wu2, D.H. Chen2, J.C.A. Huang3, C.K. Chung4, Y.C. Lee4, J.L. Huang1, D.R.Sahu1, D.B. Shieh5 and Y. Tzeng6, 7

1-6National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan;  7Auburn university, Alabama .......................................

 

 

 

 

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“WESPA”,  A  Multilingual  European  Project  for Teaching  Energy  and  Semiconductor  Concepts 

Using  Interactive  Approaches  

Paolo Bussei, Marco Bianucci, Roberto Fieschi, Licia Gambarelli, Carlo Mantovani, and Silvia Merlino

Istituto Nazionale per la Fisica della Materia (CNR-INFM), Parma, Italy  .......................................................

 

 

 

 

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Evaluation   of   Gender   Bias   in   Use   of   Modular Instruction   on   Concepts   of   Organic   Chemistry Nomenclature

Susai Rajendran1, A. Raji1, J. Arockia Selvi1, A. Rosaly2 and S. Thangasamy3

1 GTN Arts College, Dindigul,India; 2 St.Joseph’s Girls’ Higher Secondary School, Dindigul, India;

3 Lakshmi College of Education, Gandhigram, Tamilnadu, India  .....................................................................

 

 

 

 

 

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Core Competency Needs in Materials Technology

          Robert L. Mott 1,2, Thomas G. Stoebe 3,4, Robert Simoneau 4,5  and Imelda Cossette 4,6

          1 University of Dayton, Ohio; 2 Sinclair Community College, Dayton, Ohio;  3University of

Washington, Seattle;  4,6Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood, Washington; 5Keene State

College, Keene, New Hampshire  .......................................................................................................................

 

 

 

 

 

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Use of Hardness Tester for the Measurement of Different Mechanical  Properties  of  Metals  

Amit Bhaduri

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur .........................................................................................................

 

 

 

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Introduction to Outstanding Women in Materials Science and Engineering:   An Outreach Activity  

Yin Kiong Hoh

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore  ..................................................................................................

 

 

 

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Materials Engineering Instruction Using Interactive Multi-Media Pre-Labs

Jeremiah Woolsey and Chunyan Zhang

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada ............................................................................................................

 

 

 

301

Simple Analytical and Computational Model for Shot-Peening  

C.H. Wörner

Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile ...............................................................................................

 

 

 

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A CD-ROM Based Teaching Resource in Support of a Foundation Materials Science Course

B.J. James and E. Ramsay

University of Auckland, New Zealand  ...............................................................................................................

 

 

 

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Polymeric Surfaces and their True Surface Tension in Solids and Melts

Agnieszka Kopczynska and Gottfried W. Ehrenstein

University of Erlangen – Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany  ................................................................................

 

 

 

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