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General information:
Name:
Selected Problems in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Course of study:
2019/2020
Code:
ZSDA-3-0078-s
Faculty of:
Szkoła Doktorska AGH
Study level:
Third-cycle studies
Specialty:
-
Field of study:
Szkoła Doktorska AGH
Semester:
0
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
dr Kryshtal Oleksandr (kryshtal@agh.edu.pl)
Dyscypliny:
Moduł multidyscyplinarny
Module summary

The course aims to provide students with advanced knowledge of key topics of nanoscience and technology. The major focus is on discussion of the state of the art, the challenges and trends in synthesis, characterization, and application of nanomaterials. The seminars intended to develop the necessary skills in research, each student will be encouraged to study individually a specific topic and present it to the class in a short lecture.

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: is able to
M_K001 Communicate on the scientific topics in English SDA3A_K03, SDA3A_U03, SDA3A_U02 Presentation,
Participation in a discussion,
Involvement in teamwork,
Activity during classes
Skills: he can
M_U001 Can critically assess the promise and hazards of nanomaterials SDA3A_U03, SDA3A_U02, SDA3A_U05, SDA3A_U01, SDA3A_U04 Presentation,
Participation in a discussion,
Activity during classes
M_U002 Present and discuss the results of a research project in a public. SDA3A_U03, SDA3A_U02, SDA3A_U05 Presentation,
Participation in a discussion
Knowledge: he knows and understands
M_W001 Knows the key methods of synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials SDA3A_W03, SDA3A_W02 Presentation,
Participation in a discussion,
Activity during classes
Number of hours for each form of classes:
Sum (hours)
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Prace kontr. przejść.
Lektorat
45 15 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Prace kontr. przejść.
Lektorat
Social competence
M_K001 Communicate on the scientific topics in English - + - - - - - - - - -
Skills
M_U001 Can critically assess the promise and hazards of nanomaterials + + - - - - - - - - -
M_U002 Present and discuss the results of a research project in a public. + + - - - - - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 Knows the key methods of synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials + - - - - - - - - - -
Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 106 h
Module ECTS credits 4 ECTS
Udział w zajęciach dydaktycznych/praktyka 45 h
Preparation for classes 10 h
przygotowanie projektu, prezentacji, pracy pisemnej, sprawozdania 30 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 10 h
Contact hours 5 h
Inne 6 h
Module content
Lectures (15h):

1. Introduction. The state of the art and the challenges of nanotechnology
2. Basics of nanoscience
3. Functional Nanomaterials
a. Carbon-based
b. Metal, alloys, oxides
c. Semiconductors
d. Biomaterials
4. Selected physical and chemical methods of synthesis of nanomaterials
5. Microscopic and spectroscopic characterization of nanomaterials
6. Thermal, optical and mechanical properties of nanomaterials
7. Hazards of nanomaterials.

Auditorium classes (30h):

Each student will be encouraged to study individually a specific topic and present it to the class in a short lecture. Topics will be suggested according to students background and scientific interests.

Additional information
Teaching methods and techniques:
  • Lectures: Lecturing, class discussions
  • Auditorium classes: presentation and discussion, self-learning, debates, reading scientific literature.
Warunki i sposób zaliczenia poszczególnych form zajęć, w tym zasady zaliczeń poprawkowych, a także warunki dopuszczenia do egzaminu:

participation in class and discussion. Presentation of the project.

Participation rules in classes:
  • Lectures:
    – Attendance is mandatory: No
    – Participation rules in classes: Nie określono
  • Auditorium classes:
    – Attendance is mandatory: Yes
    – Participation rules in classes: Nie określono
Method of calculating the final grade:

Class Participation and Preparedness – 30%
Project presentation (70%).

Sposób i tryb wyrównywania zaległości powstałych wskutek nieobecności studenta na zajęciach:

individual project report

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

Prerequisites and additional requirements not specified

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

1. R. W. Cahn, P. Haasen, E. J. Kramer, Materials Science and Technology: a comprehensive treatment, VCH, New York, 1992.
2. G. Cao, Y. Wang, Nanostructures and nanomaterials: Synthesis properties and applications (2nd ed.) World Scientific, Singapore, 2011.
3. Charles P. Poole, Jr., Frank J. Owens, Introduction to Nanotechnology, John Wiley & Sons, May 30, 2003.
4. D. L. Schodek, P. Ferreira, M. F. Ashby, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and Design: An Introduction for Engineers and Architects, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2009.

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

Additional scientific publications not specified

Additional information:

None