Materials and Nanotechnology, 6 credits

Materials and Nanotechnology, 6 hp

TFYA31

The course is disused.

Main field of study

Engineering Biology Applied Physics

Course level

Second cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Magnus Odén

Director of studies or equivalent

Magnus Boman

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 38 h
Recommended self-study hours: 122 h

Available for exchange students

Yes
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6CTBI Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Devices and Materials in Biomedicine) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 2 English Linköping C

Main field of study

Engineering Biology, Applied Physics

Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level

A1X

Course offered for

  • Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

Physics, Molecular Physics, Immunobiology, Cellbiology

Intended learning outcomes

The course describes materials build-up and properties, and presents the physics that is applied on novel phenomena due to material structure down to nanometer size. It also focuses on the connection between the nano world and biology. The student should after this course be able to:

  • Describe material composition and build-up.
  • Make simple materials calculations.
  • Exemplify materials with definied properties.
  • Identifiy proper materials in typical applikations.
  • Review how nanoparticles and/or nanostructures are made and characterised.
  • Evaluate material och nanoparticle risks.
  • Interpret applications of nanobiomaterials.

Course content

  • Introduction to materials for Engineering Biology.
  • Polymers.
  • Hard materials, composition and microstructure (metals, ceramics).
  • Phase diagram and phase transformation (exemples from steel, aluminium alloys, micro electronics,...)
  • Materials, electrical, physical and mechanical properties.
  • Nanotechnology in soft and hard materials.
  • Interaction between cells and biomaterials
  • Preparation of nanostructures
  • Nanobiomaterials and Bionanotechnology
  • Nanotoxicology
  • Ethics in Nanotechnology
  • Student presentations about selected scientific articles.

Teaching and working methods

Lectures. Student presentations.
The course runs over the entire autumn semester.

Examination

UPG3Student presentations2 creditsU, G
TEN3Written examination4 creditsU, 3, 4, 5
TEN3/UPG30 credits
For passed, the student will be examined on basics in material composition, material physical and electrical properties, materials preparatory- and analytical techniques, applications and risks of nanobiomaterials. Students presentations.

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Other information

Supplementary courses: Biomedical material, Surface science, Microsystem and Nanobiology.

Department

Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi

Director of Studies or equivalent

Magnus Boman

Examiner

Magnus Odén

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 38 h
Recommended self-study hours: 122 h

Course literature

Delar av olika läroböcker och föreläsning handouts. Tentamen kommer att ligga på det material som omfattas genom föreläsningar.
Code Name Scope Grading scale
UPG3 Student presentations 2 credits U, G
TEN3 Written examination 4 credits U, 3, 4, 5
TEN3/UPG3 0 credits
For passed, the student will be examined on basics in material composition, material physical and electrical properties, materials preparatory- and analytical techniques, applications and risks of nanobiomaterials. Students presentations.

Regulations (apply to LiU in its entirety)

The university is a government agency whose operations are regulated by legislation and ordinances, which include the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Ordinance. In addition to legislation and ordinances, operations are subject to several policy documents. The Linköping University rule book collects currently valid decisions of a regulatory nature taken by the university board, the vice-chancellor and faculty/department boards.

LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

Delar av olika läroböcker och föreläsning handouts. Tentamen kommer att ligga på det material som omfattas genom föreläsningar.

Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)
X
X
X
TEN3

                            
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)
X
X
X
TEN3

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving
X
TEN3/UPG3

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery

                            
2.3 System thinking

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities

                            
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork
X
UPG3

                            
3.2 Communications
X
UPG3

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages
X
TEN3
UPG3

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management

                            
4.4 Designing

                            
4.5 Implementing

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects

                            

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