Materials Science-Fundamentals and Advances
FCH-DCO_MPMAcad. year: 2017/2018
Relationship: chemical structure vs. material properties. Structure of crystalline materials. Conductors, insulators, semiconductors. Construction materials. Metallic, ceramics amorphous materials (glasses), polymers, composites. Materials coating. Thermodynamics and kinetics of material preparation. Preparation of materials by high temperature processes, preparation of precursors, sintering, crystallization processes, sol-gel methods. Utilization of biological materials in modern technologies and the role of proteins in the structure development. Materials with specific, chemical, mechanical, electrical, magnetic and optical properties. The key problems of contemporary development of the progressive materials. Energy accumulation. Materials for diagnostics and therapy in human and veterinary medicine.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge in the field of chemical structure, fabrication a properties of advanced materials.
Basic knowledge from organic, inorganic and physical chemistry.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
J. Šesták, Z. Strnad, A. Tříska, Speciální technologie a materiály, Academia, Praha, 1993 (CS)
S. A. Jenekhe, K. J. Wynne, Photonic and optoelectronic polymers, American Chemical Society, Washington, 1995 (CS)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course uses teaching methods in form of individual consultation. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
Relationship: chemical structure vs. material properties
Insulators, semiconductors and conductors based on both organic and inorganic base
Ceramics, composites, polymers, glass
Thermodynamics of the material processing
High-temperature process of material fabrication
Sol gel methods
Biological materials in modern technologies
Materials with specific chemical and mechanical properties
Materials with specific electrical, magnetic and optical properties
Materials for diagnostics and therapy in medicine
New materials and the present
J. Šesták, Z. Strnad, A. Tříska, Speciální technologie a materiály, Academia, Praha, 1993 (doporučené).
S. A. Jenekhe, K. J. Wynne, Photonic and optoelectronic polymers, American Chemical Society, Washington, 1995 (doporučené).
The aim of the course is to get experience in the field of new materials, preparation technologies and their utilization in praxis.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Classification of course in study plans
- Programme DKAP_CHM_4 Doctoral
branch DKAO_CHM_4 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
- Programme DPAP_CHM_4 Doctoral
branch DPAO_CHM_4 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
- Programme DPCP_CHM_4 Doctoral
branch DPCO_CHM_4 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
- Programme DKCP_CHM_4 Doctoral
branch DKCO_CHM_4 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional