Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Introduction to nanomaterials

MSE-479

Lecturer(s) :

Tileli Vasiliki

Language:

English

Summary

This course is aimed to introducing students with a minimum background in materials science into the physical concepts of the uniqueness of the materials when reduced to the nanometer scale. An overview of nanomaterials on the synthesis, properties, characterization, and applications will be given.

Content

1. Introduction: Emergence, Definitions, Challenges

2. Synthesis methods

3. Properies: Optics, Magnetism, Thermal, Electrical, Mechanical

4. Applications

5. Characterization

Keywords

nanomaterials, nanosize effects, nanotechnology

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Basic knowledge in chemistry, physics, thermodynamics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures and presentations from students

Expected student activities

An oral presentation regarding subjects on nanomaterials for biological, energy, or environmental applications, and a written report on a peer-reviewed journal article.

Assessment methods

50% in-class presentation

40% written asignment

10% in-class participation

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants No
Forum No

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17 DIA005   
17-18    
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German