Instrumentation in Material Engineering
FCH-MCO_IMIAcad. year: 2017/2018
The instrumentation in material analysis including fundamentals and application of X-ray diffraction analysis (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), thermal analysis techniques including TG-DTA, EGA, TDA, DSC etc., particle size distribution, specific surface, thermal properties, composition (XRF and ICP) and IR as well as Raman spectroscopy.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Ability to work with samples of technically important groups of materials and knowledge of the principles of the discussed techniques and evaluation of the results using these techniques.
The fundamentals about analysis techniques, physics and structure of materials.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Pertile E., Instrumentální metody analýzy, 1978
Pospíšil M., Instrumentální metody výzkumu a analýzy I, v Praze, vydavatelství ČVUT, 2004
Toužín J., Příhoda J., Spektrální a magnetické metody studia anorganických molekul, 1986
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course uses teaching methods in form of Lecture - 2 teaching hours per week. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
Work fellowships are not expected within the course.
Introduction and fundamentals of method instrumental analysis
X-ray diffraction analysis
Thermal analysis I.: TG-DTA, DTG, DSC, EGA
Thermal analysis II.: TDA, heating microscopy, HT-XRD, emanation analysis
Scanning electron microscopy
Particle size distribution analysis
Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Statistical methods of evaluation of result
The main objective is to provide knowledge of instrumentation in analysis of material, preparation of sample and evaluation of results.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Teaching is not checked during the semester.
Classification of course in study plans
- Programme NKCP_CHM Master's
branch NKCO_CHM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
- Programme NPCP_CHM Master's
branch NPCO_CHM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
- Programme CKCP_CZV lifelong learning
branch CKCO_CZV , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
Type of course unit
26 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer