Course detail

Advanced materials I

FCH-MCO_POM1Acad. year: 2018/2019

New results on advanced materials will be presented and discussed by specialist from and outside the faculty in a form of review or dedicated lecture.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Advanced materials, new technologies, sophisticated test methods.


Basic chemistry, physics and materials science.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

C.P. Poole, F.J. Owens, Introduction to Nanotechnology, Wiley-Interscience 2003. (EN)
M. DiVentra, S. Evoy, J.R. Heflin, Introduction to Nanoscale Science and Technology, Kluwer 2004. (EN)
J.Y. Ying, Nanostructured Materials, Academic Press 2001. (EN)
B. Bhushan, Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology, Springer 2003. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course uses teaching methods in form of Seminar - 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

Attendance and discussion activity.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Lectures of specialists in materials science and presentations of results obtained by PhD students according to the current program of the seminar.


New trends in technology, research and application of materials are the aim of this subject. An ability to discuss about special topics will be developed as well.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Mandatory lessons.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NKCP_CHM Master's

    branch NKCO_CHM , 2. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme NPCP_CHM Master's

    branch NPCO_CHM , 2. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme CKCP_CZV lifelong learning

    branch CKCO_CZV , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer