Atomic structure. Wave function and its interpretation. Schrodinger equation.
Chemical bonds (ionic, covalent, metallic, Van der Waals).
Aggregate states of matter (plasma, gas, liquid, solid state).
Structures of solids (crystalline, amorphous). Basic crystallography (symmetry, crystal lattice, reciprocal lattice, Miller indices).
Experimental determination of crystal structures (Bragg condition, diffractions-X-ray, neutron scattering, electron diffraction). Lattice defects (point, dislocations).
Types of materials (metals, ceramics, glass, polymers, composites, concrete) and their properties (mechanical, thermal, optical, electrical).