Nanotechnology and Soft Matter

Course Information
TitleΝανοτεχνολογία και Χαλαρή Ύλη / Nanotechnology and Soft Matter
CodeKY042
FacultyEngineering
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20002631

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesSpring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600125552
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Physical Chemistry I and II are recommended as prerequisites
Learning Outcomes
With the successful completion of the course, the students should be able to: -understand the peculiarities and the behavior of nanomaterials and nanostructures -understand the broad spectrum of phenomena and applications of nanoscience and nanotechnology
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to nanostructures, nanomaterials and soft matter. Modern techniques for the characterization of nanostructures and nanomaterials. Bulk phases vs. interfaces and interphases. Theory of wetting phenomena. Preparation and characterization of superhydrophobic and superhydrophilic surfaces. Introduction to biomimetic and supramolecular chemistry. Association colloids. Modern applications of nanomaterials and colloids and perspectives in soft matter developments and applications.
Keywords
Interfaces, nanosystems, colloids, superhydrophobicity, self-assembly
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Computer slides and presentations, use of the electronic platform "elearning" for communication with the students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Reading Assigment43
Written assigments65
Exams3
Total150
Student Assessment
Description
Term paper / project . 20% of final mark Final written exams. 80% of final mark
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Κ. Παναγιώτου, Διεπιφανειακά Φαινόμενα και Κολλοειδή Συστήματα. Ζήτη 1998
Additional bibliography for study
J. Berg, An Introduction to Interfaces and Colloids, The bridge to Nanoscience, World Scientific, New Jersey, 2012 Ch. Poole and F. Owens, Introduction to Nanotechnology, Wiley-Interscience, New York, 2003
Last Update
25-05-2018