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This course will create a base for careers in chemistry, engineering, materials science, development of certain types of advanced sensing devices and methods, teaching, research and development.
Embedded Learning Outcomes:
Basics of colloids, surfactants, surfaces and interfaces (application oriented)
Understanding and exploitation of nano- and porous materials
Applications of adsorption and catalysis
Applications of micro- and nano materials in catalysis, sensors, medical diagnostics, food science, etc.
Learn about liquid crystals and devices
Learn about the exploitation of light as an analytical tool (other than spectroscopies)
Basics of chemical energy conversion methods
Applications of thermodynamic principles in everyday life
Critique chemical, physical and engineering state-of-the-art
Promote green chemistry
Exploit chemical sciences and technology
General Transferable Skills (Outcomes):
Give feedback (critique) in an appropriate fashion.
Communicate effectively with professionals from other disciplines.
Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
Make an oral presentation.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
Chemistry or Chemical Engineering UG, General chemistry, Physical Chemistry, thermodynamics (Eg., CHEN20030 and CHEN 30030 or equivalent) and general physics.Learning Exclusions:
Applied Chemistry (CHEN30120)Learning Recommendations:
Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Seminar: Selected topics will be given to students and they are required to explain the theory and state of the art to the class via talks/presentations/video recordings.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: The submission of a Critical review based on the lectures and other materials covered during the term. Sources are open for essay writing to be completed within a specified period.||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Autumn||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
The marks for seminars will be informed after completion of seminars.
|Dr Mohammad Reza Ghaani||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Yandi Lan||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Thurs 11:00 - 11:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Tues 13:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Tues 14:00 - 14:50|