05-MCM-2-W4M Minerals and Materials

Representative: Andreas Lüttge

Content

- Fundamentals in surface science, crystal surfaces, and mineral reactions
- Specific, exemplary applications
- Construction of phase diagrams
- Crystallization paths
- Melting processes
- Solid solutions
- Phase transformations

Learning Outcome

The students will be able to understand the basic principles of crystal surfaces, surface roughness, reactivity, and the reactions that alter crystal surfaces.

Workload

180 hours / 6 CP
Mineral surfaces and reactions
• time for lectures and excercises (2 SWS x 14 weeks) 28 h
• time for preparation and post processing 38 h
• time for exams and preparation 24 h

Thermodynamics in mineral sciences
• time for lectures and excercises (3 SWS x 14 weeks) 42 h
• time for preparation and post processing 30 h
• time for exams and preparation 18 h

Examination

module exam (one mark): written exam

Literature

- Will be announced at the start of the course


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