CH-341 / 3 crédits

Enseignant: Beck Rainer

Langue: Anglais


Summary

Acquire an understanding of interfacial phenomena, micro-heterogeneous colloidal solution systems and dynamic electrochemistry.

Content

Keywords

Surface tension.

Micelles.

Adsorption.

Isotherms.

Electrokinetic phenomena

Colloidal stability

Membrane potential

Dynamic electrochemistry

 

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Thermodynamique

 

 

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Formulate Formulate the thermodynamic definition of the surface tension
  • Derive Derive the equations related to the surface tension (Young-Laplace, Kelvin, etc.)
  • Establish Establish Gibb's adsorption equation
  • Discuss Discuss the properties of surfactant solutions
  • Derive Derive the expressions of the adsorption isotherms
  • Derive Derive the equations relative to the electrokinetic phenomena
  • Discuss Discuss the stability of colloids according to the DLVO model
  • Formulate Formulate models and methods in dynamic electrochemistry

Transversal skills

  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.
  • Assess one's own level of skill acquisition, and plan their on-going learning goals.

Teaching methods

Lectures and exercies.

Expected student activities

Reading the lecture notes and solving the exercises

Assessment methods

Written examination

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

Handouts and exercises.

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Interfacial chemistry
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Interfacial chemistry
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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