|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)|
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.|
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|