Markus Niederberger: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2021

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Name Prof. Dr. Markus Niederberger
FieldMultifunctional Materials
Professur Multifunktionsmaterial.
ETH Zürich, HCI F 509
Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10
8093 Zürich
Telephone+41 44 633 63 90
RelationshipFull Professor

327-0503-AALCeramics I
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
3 credits6RM. Niederberger, T. Graule, A. R. Studart
AbstractIntroduction to ceramic processing
ObjectiveThe aim is the understanding of the basic principles of ceramic processing
ContentBasic chemical processes for powder production.
Liquid-phase synthesis methods.
Sol-Gel processes.
Solubility product.
Principle of Le Chatelier.
Classical crystallization theory.
Gas phase reactions.
Basics of the collidal chemistry for suspension preparation and control.
Characterization techniques for powders and colloids.
Shaping techniques for bulk components and thin films.
Sintering processes and microstructural control.
LiteratureAdditional references are given on the lecture notes.