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Course detail

Selected diagnostic methods, reliability and quality

Course unit code: FEKT-DET2A
Academic year: 2017/2018
Type of course unit: optional specialized
Level of course unit: Doctoral (3rd cycle)
Year of study: 1
Semester: summer
Number of ECTS credits:
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Knowledge of selected methods used for determination of properties, parameters and structure of electrotechnic materials and material systems in relation to dependability and quality.
Mode of delivery:
90 % face-to-face, 10 % distance learning
Prerequisites:
Knowlwedge on level of finished master study program at technical type university.
Co-requisites:
Not applicable.
Recommended optional programme components:
Not applicable.
Course contents (annotation):
Investigations of electrochemical power sources and related systems, potentiostat measurements. Methods for evaluation of activity and lifetime of electrode materials designed for electrochemical power sources.
Methods of scanning electron microscopy, interaction of electrons with solids, signals and their exploitation in diagnostics. Environmental scanning electron microscopy, study of non-conductive materials, phenomena on phase interfaces, dynamical in-situ experiments.
Electron spectroscopy, survey of electron spectroscopy methods. X-ray spectroscopy, energy and wave length dispersive methods.
Methods of X-ray diffractography, powder diffraction spectroscopy. Special diagnostics methods.
Defects of printed circuit boards, influence of material and process factors on their formation. Microscopic methods for defects diagnostics in printed circuit boards.
Reliability and quality, methods of reliability analysis. Quality control processes. Methods and procedures for risk assessment, risk management.
Recommended or required reading:
Not applicable.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes:
Written examination from individual parts.
Language of instruction:
English
Work placements:
Not applicable.
Course curriculum:
Investigations of electrochemical power sources and related systems, potentiostat measurements. Methods for evaluation of activity and lifetime of electrode materials designed for electrochemical power sources.
Methods of scanning electron microscopy, interaction of electrons with solids, interaction volume, signals and their exploitation in diagnostics.
Electron spectroscopy, overview and principles of electron spectroscopy methods. X-ray spectroscopy, energy and wave length dispersive methods.
Environmental scanning electron microscopy, study of non-conductive materials, investigation of phenomena on phase interfaces. Study of materials during dynamical in-situ experiments.
Methods of X-ray diffractography, powder diffraction spectroscopy. Special diagnostics methods.
Defects in soldered printed circuit boards, influence of material and process factors on their formation. Microscopic methods and techniques for defects diagnosis in printed circuit boards.
Reliability and quality, methods of reliability analysis. Quality control processes. Methods and procedures for risk assessment, risk management.
Aims:
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with selected methods for evaluation of properties, parameters and structure of some electrotechnic materials and material systems and with dependability, quality, and quality process management.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences:
Not applicable.

Type of course unit:

Seminar: 39 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer: prof. Ing. Jiří Kazelle, CSc.

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