Module also offered within study programmes:
General information:
Name:
Functional Materials
Course of study:
2013/2014
Code:
RMS-2-207-MD-s
Faculty of:
Mechanical Engineering and Robotics
Study level:
Second-cycle studies
Specialty:
Mechatronic Design
Field of study:
Mechatronics with English as instruction languagege
Semester:
2
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Responsible teacher:
prof. dr hab. inż. Godlewska Elżbieta (godlewsk@agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
prof. dr hab. inż. Danielewski Marek (daniel@agh.edu.pl)
prof. dr hab. inż. Godlewska Elżbieta (godlewsk@agh.edu.pl)
prof. dr hab. inż. Grzesik Zbigniew (grzesik@agh.edu.pl)
dr Mars Krzysztof (kmars@agh.edu.pl)
dr hab. inż. Pasierb Paweł (ppasierb@agh.edu.pl)
prof. dr hab. inż. Przybylski Kazimierz (kaz@agh.edu.pl)
Module summary

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Social competence
M_K001 understands significance of materials engineering in the development of new technologies and their effects on the environment MS2A_U12, MS2A_K02, MS2A_U05 Activity during classes,
Presentation,
Participation in a discussion
Knowledge
M_W001 has detailed knowledge of the synthesis of selected nanomaterials, biomaterials and functional materials MS2A_W07 Activity during classes,
Examination,
Presentation,
Participation in a discussion
M_W002 has extended knowledge on the possibilities of using computer aided design in materials engineering MS2A_W04, MS2A_W07 Participation in a discussion,
Presentation
M_W003 has extended knowledge on manufacturing, characterization and properties of materials for specific applications MS2A_W07 Examination,
Activity during classes,
Participation in a discussion,
Presentation
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Others
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
E-learning
Social competence
M_K001 understands significance of materials engineering in the development of new technologies and their effects on the environment + - - - - + - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 has detailed knowledge of the synthesis of selected nanomaterials, biomaterials and functional materials + - - - - + - - - - -
M_W002 has extended knowledge on the possibilities of using computer aided design in materials engineering + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W003 has extended knowledge on manufacturing, characterization and properties of materials for specific applications + - - - - + - - - - -
Module content
Lectures:

General programme:
- Electronic, ionic and mixed electron-ion conductors
- Fuel cells
- Sensors
- Materials for waste heat recovery
- Materials for Li ion batteries
- Materials for solar energy harvesting
- Nanostructures and their properties
- Sintering of nanoceramics
- Biofuels and corrosion
- Materials for corrosion-resistant coatings
- Multiferroic and magnetoelectric materials and applications
- Materials for soldering and brazing
- Modeling in materials science and engineering, computer aided design

Seminar classes:

- Materials for fuel cells
- Materials for optoelectronics
- Thermoelectric and pyroelectric materials
- Photovoltaic cells: properties of silicon, 1st and 2nd generation cells
- Semiconductors in heterogeneous catalysis
- Magnetocaloric materials
- Amorphous materials/coatings
- Semiconductor lasers
- Functional hybrid systems
- Superhard coatings
- Materials for hydrogen storage and battery applications
- Multiferroic and magnetoelectric materials
- Lead-free solders
- Nanomaterials – H&S issues

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 152 h
Module ECTS credits 6 ECTS
Participation in lectures 30 h
Participation in seminar classes 30 h
Examination or Final test 2 h
Preparation for classes 50 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 30 h
Preparation of a report, presentation, written work, etc. 10 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

final score = 0.2 presentation + 0.2 discussion + 0.5 exam + 0.1 attendence

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

basics of solid state chemistry and physics

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

- Coatings Technology, Fundamentals, Testing, and Processing Techniques, Ed. Tracton A.A. CRC Press(2006);
- Ceramic matrix composites, Microstructure, properties and Applications, ED. Low I.M. CRC Press (2006);
- Composite Materials. Functional Materials for Modern Technologies, Chung D.D.L., Springer (2002);
- Engineering Materials for Technological Needs – Vol. 2, Functional Materials: Electrical, Dielectric, Electromagnetic, Optical and Magnetic Applications, Chung D.D.L, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. (2010);
- current scientific literature
- lecture notes

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

Additional scientific publications not specified

Additional information:

attendence manadatory