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Materials Science Bachelor Information
3. Semester
Basic Courses Part 2
Examination Block 1
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
529-0051-00LAnalytical Chemistry IO3 credits3GD. Günther, M.‑O. Ebert, G. Schwarz, R. Zenobi
AbstractIntroduction into the most important spectroscopical methods and their applications to gain structural information.
ObjectiveKnowledge about the necessary theoretical background of spectroscopical methods and their practical applications
ContentApplication oriented basics of organic and inorganic instrumental analysis and of the empirical employment of structure elucidation methods:
Mass spectrometry: Ionization methods, mass separation, isotope signals, rules of fragmentation, rearrangements.
NMR spectroscopy: Experimental basics, chemical shift, spin-spin coupling.
IR spectroscopy: Revisiting topics like harmonic oscillator, normal vibrations, coupled oscillating systems (in accordance to the basics of the related lecture in physical chemistry); sample preparation, acquisition techniques, law of Lambert and Beer, interpretation of IR spectra; Raman spectroscopy.
UV/VIS spectroscopy: Basics, interpretation of electron spectra. Circular dichroism (CD) und optical rotation dispersion (ORD).
Atomic absorption, emission, and X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy: Basics, sample preparation.
Lecture notesScript will be for the production price
Literature- R. Kellner, J.-M. Mermet, M. Otto, H. M. Widmer (Eds.) Analytical Chemistry, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 1998;
- D. A. Skoog und J. J. Leary, Instrumentelle Analytik, Springer, Heidelberg, 1996;
- M. Hesse, H. Meier, B. Zeeh, Spektroskopische Methoden in der organischen Chemie, 5. überarbeitete Auflage, Thieme, Stuttgart, 1995
- E. Pretsch, P. Bühlmann, C. Affolter, M. Badertscher, Spektroskopische Daten zur Strukturaufklärung organischer verbindungen, 4. Auflage, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, 2001-
Kläntschi N., Lienemann P., Richner P., Vonmont H: Elementanalytik. Instrumenteller Nachweis und Bestimmung von Elementen und deren Verbindungen. Spektrum Analytik, 1996, Hardcover, 339 S., ISBN 3-86025-134-1.
Prerequisites / NoticeExcercises are integrated in the lectures. In addition, attendance in the lecture 529-0289-00 "Instrumental analysis of organic compounts" (4th semester) is recommended.
327-0309-00LOrganic Chemistry in Materials ScienceO2 credits1GW. R. Caseri, P. J. Walde
AbstractThis lecture allows the students to consolidate the basics of organic chemistry through selected exercises.
ObjectiveConsolidation of the basics of organic chemistry.
ContentThis lecture consists predominantly of exercises and serves mainly to prepare the students intensively for aspects in materials science, based on the lecture Chemie II. A large number of questions will be provided, which will partially be discussed in the lecture while the other part is devoted to self-study.
402-0041-00LPhysics IIO7 credits4V + 2UY. M. Acremann, D. Pescia
AbstractThe course treats the fundamental aspects of modern Electronics, Quantum mechanics and Atomic physics.
ObjectiveZiel dieser Vorlesung ist es, die grundlegenden Experimente zu kennen sowie die dazugehörende Theorie zu verstehen und sie in einfachen Problemstellungen zur Anwendung zu bringen.
ContentDie Vorlesung ''Physik II'' ist eine Einführung in die Grundlage der modernen Elektrotechnik, der Quantenmechanik und Atomphysik.
Inhalt:
- Einfache analoge und digitale Schaltungen
- Die Notwendigkeit der Quantenmechanik (Atome und Atomspektren, Das Atommodell von J.J. Thomson und E. Rutherford, Die Photonenhypothese von A. Einstein und das Atommodell von Bohr, Der Tunneleffekt, Die Anomalie der spezifischen Wärme und das Auftreten von Magnetismus in der Materie )
- Die Postulate der Wellenmechanik.
- Eindimensionale Probleme (Teilchen im Kasten, Der Tunneleffekt, Der QM harmonische Oszillator)
- Bewegung im Zentralfeld
- Der Drehimpulsoperator (Darstellung von Zuständen und Operatoren, Matrixdarstellung des Drehimpulsoperators, Das Stern-Gerlach Experiment: der Spin, Die Addition von Drehimpulsen in der Quantenmechanik)
- Atomphysik (Die Spin-Bahn Kopplung, Der Hamilton-Operator der Spin-Bahn Wechselwirkung, Störungsrechnung für stationäre Zustände mit diskretem Spektrum, Anwendung der Störungstheorie: die Feinstrukturaufspaltung der atomaren Energieniveaus, Ein Atom im äusseren Magnetfeld: Zeeman-Effekt, Die Hyperfeinstruktur der s-Zustände)
-Mehr-Teilchen Systeme (Das Energiespektrum des He-Atoms, Angeregte Zustände des Heliumatoms, Das Mendelejewsche Periodensystem, Spektralterme)
-Übergang in Folge einer zeitabhängigen, periodischen Störung
(Magnetische Resonanz (I. Rabi, Phys. Rev. 51, 652 (1937), Nobel Preis 1944), Verallgemeinerung der Rabi Formel auf Übergänge in Folge einer zeitabhängigen, periodischen Störung)
Lecture notesEin Skript wird verteilt.
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisites: Physics I.
551-0015-00LBiology IO2 credits2VR. Glockshuber, E. Hafen
AbstractThe lecture Biology I, together with the lecture Biology II in the following summer semester, is a basic, introductory course into Biology for Students of Materials Sciences and other students with biology as subsidiary subject.
ObjectiveThe goal of this course is to give the students a basic understanding of the molecules that build a cell and make it function, and the basic principles of metabolism and molecular genetics.
ContentDie folgenden Kapitelnummern beziehen sich auf das der Vorlesung zugrundeliegende Lehrbuch "Biology" (Campbell & Rees, 10th edition, 2015)
Kapitel 1-4 des Lehrbuchs werden als Grundwissen vorausgesetzt

1. Aufbau der Zelle

Kapitel 5: Struktur und Funktion biologischer Makromoleküle
Kapitel 6: Eine Tour durch die Zelle
Kaptiel 7: Membranstruktur und-funktion
Kapitel 8: Einführung in den Stoffwechsel
Kapitel 9: Zelluläre Atmung und Speicherung chemischer Energie
Kapitel 10: Photosynthese
Kapitel 12: Der Zellzyklus
Kapitel 17: Vom Gen zum Protein

2. Allgemeine Genetik

Kapitel 13: Meiose und Reproduktionszyklen
Kapitel 14: Mendel'sche Genetik
Kapitel 15: Die chromosomale Basis der Vererbung
Kapitel 16: Die molekulare Grundlage der Vererbung
Kapitel 18: Genetik von Bakterien und Viren
Kapitel 46: Tierische Reproduktion

Grundlagen des Stoffwechsels und eines Überblicks über molekulare Genetik
Lecture notesDer Vorlesungsstoff ist sehr nahe am Lehrbuch gehalten, Skripte werden ggf. durch die Dozenten zur Verfügung gestellt.
LiteratureDas folgende Lehrbuch ist Grundlage für die Vorlesungen Biologie I und II:

„Biology“, Campbell and Rees, 10th Edition, 2015, Pearson/Benjamin Cummings, ISBN 978-3-8632-6725-4
Prerequisites / NoticeZur Vorlesung Biologie I gibt es während der Prüfungssessionen eine einstündige, schriftliche Prüfung. Die Vorlesung Biologie II wird separat geprüft.
Examination Block 2
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-0603-00LStochastics (Probability and Statistics) Information O4 credits2V + 1UM. H. Maathuis
AbstractThis class covers the following concepts: random variables, probability, discrete and continuous distributions, joint and conditional probabilities and distributions, the law of large numbers, the central limit theorem, descriptive statistics, statistical inference, inference for normally distributed data, point estimation, and two-sample tests.
ObjectiveKnowledge of the basic principles of probability and statistics.
ContentIntroduction to probability theory, some basic principles from mathematical statistics and basic methods for applied statistics.
Lecture notesLecture notes
LiteratureLecture notes
401-0363-10LAnalysis III Information O3 credits2V + 1UA. Iozzi
AbstractIntroduction to partial differential equations. Differential equations which are important in applications are classified and solved. Elliptic, parabolic and hyperbolic differential equations are treated. The following mathematical tools are introduced: Laplace transforms, Fourier series, separation of variables, methods of characteristics.
ObjectiveMathematical treatment of problems in science and engineering. To understand the properties of the different types of partial differential equations.

The first lecture is on Thursday, September 27 13-15 in HG F 7 and video transmitted into HG F 5.

The reference web-page for exercise sheets, solutions and further info is
Link

The web-page to enroll for an exercise class is
Link

The coordinator is Stefano D'Alesio
Link

Study Center D-MAVT: 16-18 every Monday from the 3rd week of the semester (first appointment: October the 1st)
room HG E22 Link

Study Center D-MATL: 15-17 every Wednesday from the 5th week of the semester (first appointment: October the 17th)
room HCI J 574

Ferienpräsenz:
Tuesday 15 January 2019, at 12:30-14:00, in room HG G 19.1.
Monday 21 January 2019, at 12:30-14:00, in room HG G 19.2.

Prüfungseinsicht:
Tuesday 26 February 2019, at 17:00-18:30, in room HG 19.1.
Monday 4 March 2019, at 18:15-19:45, in room HG 19.1.
ContentLaplace Transforms:
- Laplace Transform, Inverse Laplace Transform, Linearity, s-Shifting
- Transforms of Derivatives and Integrals, ODEs
- Unit Step Function, t-Shifting
- Short Impulses, Dirac's Delta Function, Partial Fractions
- Convolution, Integral Equations
- Differentiation and Integration of Transforms

Fourier Series, Integrals and Transforms:
- Fourier Series
- Functions of Any Period p=2L
- Even and Odd Functions, Half-Range Expansions
- Forced Oscillations
- Approximation by Trigonometric Polynomials
- Fourier Integral
- Fourier Cosine and Sine Transform

Partial Differential Equations:
- Basic Concepts
- Modeling: Vibrating String, Wave Equation
- Solution by separation of variables; use of Fourier series
- D'Alembert Solution of Wave Equation, Characteristics
- Heat Equation: Solution by Fourier Series
- Heat Equation: Solutions by Fourier Integrals and Transforms
- Modeling Membrane: Two Dimensional Wave Equation
- Laplacian in Polar Coordinates: Circular Membrane, Fourier-Bessel Series
- Solution of PDEs by Laplace Transform
Lecture notesLecture notes by Prof. Dr. Alessandra Iozzi:
Link
LiteratureE. Kreyszig, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, John Wiley & Sons, 10. Auflage, 2011

C. R. Wylie & L. Barrett, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, McGraw-Hill, 6th ed.

S.J. Farlow, Partial Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers, Dover Books on Mathematics, NY.

G. Felder, Partielle Differenzialgleichungen für Ingenieurinnen und Ingenieure, hypertextuelle Notizen zur Vorlesung Analysis III im WS 2002/2003.

Y. Pinchover, J. Rubinstein, An Introduction to Partial Differential Equations, Cambridge University Press, 2005

For reference/complement of the Analysis I/II courses:

Christian Blatter: Ingenieur-Analysis
Link
327-0308-00LProgramming Techniques in Materials Science Information O2 credits2GC. Ederer
AbstractThis course introduces the general computing and programming skills which are necessary to perform numerical computations and simulations in materials science. This is achieved using the numerical computing environment Matlab and through the use of many practical examples and exercises.
ObjectiveOn passing this course, the students should be able to develop their own programs for performing numerical computations and simulations, and they should be able to analyse and amend existing code.
ContentIntroduction to Matlab; input/output; structured programming using loops and conditional execution; modular Programming using functions; flow diagrams; numerical accuracy; example: random walk model.
Examination Block 3
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
327-0301-00LMaterials Science IO3 credits3GJ. F. Löffler, R. Schäublin, A. R. Studart, P. Uggowitzer
AbstractBasic concepts of metal physics, ceramics, polymers and their technology.
ObjectiveBased on the lecture 'Introduction to Materials Science' this lecture aims to give a detailed understanding of important aspects of materials science, with special emphasis on metallic and ceramic materials.
ContentThermodynamics and phase diagrams, crystal interfaces and microstructure, diffusional transformations in solids, and diffusionless transformations will be presented for metallic alloys.
The basics of the ionic and covalent chemical bonds, the bond energy, the crystalline structure, four important structural ceramics, and the properties of glasses and glass ceramics will be presented for ceramic materials.
Lecture notesFor metals see:
Link

For ceramics see:
Link
LiteratureMetals:
D. A. Porter, K. E. Easterling
Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys - Second Edition
ISBN : 0-7487-5741-4
Nelson Thornes

Ceramics:
- Munz, D.; Fett, T: Ceramics, Mechanical Properties, Failure Behaviour, Materials Selection,
- Askeland & Phulé: Science and Engineering of Materials, 2003
- diverse CEN ISO Standards given in the slides
- Barsoum MW: Fundamentals of Ceramics:
- Chiang, Y.M.; Dunbar, B.; Kingery, W.D; Physical Ceramics, Principles für Ceramic Science and Engineering. Wiley , 1997
- Hannik, Kelly, Muddle: Transformation Toughening in Zirconia Containing Ceramics, J Am Ceram Soc 83 [3] 461-87 (2000)
- "High-Tech Ceramics: viewpoints and perspectives", ed G. Kostorz, Academic Press, 1989. Chapter 5, 59-101.


- "Brevieral Ceramics" published by the "Verband der Keramischen Industrie e.V.", ISBN 3-924158-77-0. partly its contents may be found in the internet @ Link or on our homepage

- Silicon-Based Structural Ceramics (Ceramic Transactions), Stephen C. Danforth (Editor), Brian W. Sheldon, American Ceramic Society, 2003,

- Silicon Nitride-1, Shigeyuki Somiya (Editor), M. Mitomo (Editor), M. Yoshimura (Editor), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990 3. Zirconia and Zirconia Ceramics. Second Edition, Stevens, R, Magnesium Elektron Ltd., 1986, pp. 51, 1986

- Stabilization of the tetragonal structure in zirconia microcrystals, RC Garvie, The Journal of Physical Chemistry, 1978

- Phase relationships in the zirconia-yttria system, HGM Scott - Journal of Materials Science, 1975, Springer

- Thommy Ekström and Mats Nygren, SiAION Ceramics J Am Cer Soc Volume 75 Page 259 - February 1992

- "Formation of beta -Si sub 3 N sub 4 solid solutions in the system Si, Al, O, N by reaction sintering--sintering of an Si sub 3 N sub 4 , AlN, Al sub 2 O sub 3 mixture" Boskovic, L J; Gauckler, L J, La Ceramica (Florence). Vol. 33, no. N-2, pp. 18-22. 1980.

- Alumina: Processing, Properties, and Applications, Dorre, E; Hubner, H, Springer-Verlag, 1984, pp. 329, 1984 9.
Prerequisites / Notice- In the first part of the lecture the bases are obtained for metals. In the second part the basics of cermics will be presented.
- One part of the lecture will be taught in English, but most of it in German.
Additional Basic Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
327-0311-00LPractical Laboratory Course III Information Restricted registration - show details O3 credits6PM. B. Willeke, C. Battaglia, A. Borgschulte, P. J. Walde
AbstractTo impart basic knowledge and experimental competence using selected examples from chemistry and physics.
ObjectiveTo impart basic knowledge and experimental competence using selected examples from chemistry and physics.
ContentChemistry III: Synthesis of PMMA via Transesterification; manufacture of poly(methylmethacrylat) via radical polymerization of methylmethacrylat; 3D-printing.
Physics I: Powder diffractometry, single crystal radiography, capillary rheometry, viscoelasticity of the polymer melt (or an equivalent exp.), 2 phyiscs experiments (out of 4) at the EMPA: e.g. X-ray flourescence analysis, impedance measurements of batteries, "power to gas" or texture measurement, building a Lithium ionic battery; and two further physic experiments at D-Phys (e.g. about "elastic constants" or "inference and diffraction" ).
Lecture notesNotes with information for each experiment (aim of the experiment, theory, experimental procedure, data analysis) can be downloaded from the web (Link or Link).
Prerequisites / NoticeVoraussetzungen: 1. Erfolgreiche Teilnahme sowohl am D-MATL Praktikum I als auch II. 2. Bestandene Chemie I/II Prüfung und/oder bestandene Basisprüfung. Über allfällige Ausnahmen entscheidet der Praktikumsverantwortliche auf Anfrage.
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