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CHEMENG 12SC: An Exploration of Art Materials: The Intersection of Art and Science

There is growing interest in the intersection of art and science, whether from artists adapting technology to suit their visions or from scientists and engineers seeking to explain various visual effects. To take advantage of possible creative sparks at the art/science interface, it is necessary for fuzzies and techies to have some knowledge of the language used by the other side. This interface will be explored through examining approaches used by an artist and an engineer in the context of the materials science of cultural objects. In-class lectures, hands-on studio practice, and field trips will be used to illustrate these different perspectives. At the heart of the scientific approach is the notion that a cultural object, e.g., a painting, is a physical entity comprising materials with different physical properties and different responses to environmental stresses presented by light, heat, and water. In support of this outlook, in-class lectures and discussions will focus on the ba more »
There is growing interest in the intersection of art and science, whether from artists adapting technology to suit their visions or from scientists and engineers seeking to explain various visual effects. To take advantage of possible creative sparks at the art/science interface, it is necessary for fuzzies and techies to have some knowledge of the language used by the other side. This interface will be explored through examining approaches used by an artist and an engineer in the context of the materials science of cultural objects. In-class lectures, hands-on studio practice, and field trips will be used to illustrate these different perspectives. At the heart of the scientific approach is the notion that a cultural object, e.g., a painting, is a physical entity comprising materials with different physical properties and different responses to environmental stresses presented by light, heat, and water. In support of this outlook, in-class lectures and discussions will focus on the basic concepts of color, optics, mechanics, composite structures, and response of the object to environmental stress, and we will visit Bay Area museums to see how artists employ such techniques. The hands-on studio experience is designed to increase students' confidence and develop their appreciation of differences in materials. It is not necessary to have any artistic training, only a willingness to experiment. The in-class studio projects will include working with line and shadow; color, binders, and mordants; global sources of pigments; substrates and writing; and material failure. Students will make one technical presentation on a topic in one of the five areas relevant to a painting: color, optics, mechanics, composites, and stress response. In addition, they will prepare one essay on the issues surrounding the intersection of art and science. Finally, they will complete a project related to one of the thematic areas covered in the hands-on studio sessions and make a final oral presentation describing their project.
Terms: Sum | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHEMENG 191H: Undergraduate Honors Seminar

For Chemical Engineering majors approved for B.S. with Honors research program. Honors research proposal must be submitted and unofficial transcript document BSH status prior to required concurrent registration in 190H and 191H. May be repeated for credit. Corequisite: 190H
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHEMENG 399: Graduate Research Rotation in Chemical Engineering

Introduction to graduate level laboratory and theoretical work. Performance in this course comprises part of the mandatory evaluation for pre-candidacy standing and suitability to continue in the chemical engineering Ph.D. program.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHEMENG 519: Special Topics in Interface Science and Catalysis

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

CHEMENG 520: Special Topics in Biological Chemistry

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Sattely, E. (PI)

CHEMENG 523: Special Topics in Suspension Dynamics

Recent developments and current research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

CHEMENG 600: Graduate Research in Chemical Engineering

Laboratory and theoretical work leading to partial fulfillment of requirements for an advanced degree. Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-12 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

CHEMENG 802: TGR Dissertation

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 0 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: TGR
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