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Interfacial Water Chemistry MLJ600

The subject shall give an understanding of interfacial chemistry concepts: different surfaces and interfaces and related phenomena such as surface tension, adsorption, monolayers, and films, multiphase partitioning, liquid interface and membranes, self assembly.


Course description for study year 2021-2022. Please note that changes may occur.

Facts
Course code

MLJ600

Credits (ECTS)

5

Semester tution start

Spring

Number of semesters

1

Exam semester

Spring

Language of instruction

English

Offered by

Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Chemistry and Bioscience

Learning outcome
After finishing the course the students shall have: - Knowledge of interfacial phenomena in water - Knowledge of methods for measuring used in interfacial science. - Better understanding of particle behaviour in water. - understanding of principles of adsorption, aggregation and film formation. - principles of interfacial thermodynamics. After finishing the course one should have enough competency to go further with studies that needs knowledge of interfacial chemistry.
Content
The subject shall give an understanding of interfacial chemistry concepts: different surfaces and interfaces and related phenomena such as surface tension, adsorption, monolayers, and films, liquid interface and membranes, self assembly, as well as measuring methods for phenomenon on surfaces and interfaces. And an introduction to biological interfaces.
Required prerequisite knowledge
KJE150 General Chemistry
General chemistry
Recommended prerequisites
MLJ500 Water Chemistry
MLJ500 or equivalent
Exam
Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Written exam 1/1 3 Hours A - F Specified printed and hand-written means are allowed. Definite, basic calculator allowed.

Course teacher(s)
Course teacher: Sachin Maruti Chavan
Course teacher: Ljupcho Pejov
Course coordinator: Roald Kommedal
Head of Department: Ingunn Westvik Jolma
Method of work
4 hours lecturing per week, and exercises after each chapter.
Open for
Admission to Single Courses at the Faculty of Science and Technology Environmental Engineering - Master of Science Degree Programme Petroleum Geosciences Engineering - Master of Science Degree Programme Petroleum Engineering - Master of Science Degree Programme
Course assessment
Forms and dialog in agreement with university regulations.
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