ĶVT718 Methods of Solids Analysis

Code ĶVT718
Name Methods of Solids Analysis
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Materials Science
Faculty Department of General Chemical Engineering
Academic staff Jānis Ločs
Credit points 4.0 (6.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The course includes modern analytical methods (SEM, XRD, ATM, LA-ICP-MS, etc.); sample preparation methods and criteria for the interpretation of the data significance of results repeatability evaluation; introduction in solid state materials and their properties; analysis of porous materials and powder materials; the interaction radiation - solid; the problems of boron, carbon and oxygen quantitive analysis; measuring the thickness of coating using electron rays microprobe. .
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Course is designed to acquaint students with modern methods of morphology and composition analysis. During the course students learn and have hands-on experience about various methods, the principle of equipment use and application.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Is able to orientate in methods of morphology and composition analysis, to name and describe them. - Test
Is able to choose and explain analytical method according to the stated problem. - Practical work, laboratory work.
Understands the principle of operation of the equipment, specifics of production of samples, interpretation of results. - Examination, laboratory work.
Course prerequisites Bachelor's degree in natural or engineering science

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