327-0503-00L  Ceramics I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersM. Niederberger, T. Graule, A. R. Studart
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


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.
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.
LiteratureBooks and references will be given on the lecture notes.