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CH3513   Chemistry of Materials

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 10

ECTS credits : 5

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module brings together a number of advanced concepts including advanced crystal chemistry, extended defects, semiconductor band theory and properties, phase equilibria and phase transformations. It is key to the understanding of many aspects of modern materials science.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass CH2501 and pass at least 1 module from {CH2601, CH2603, CH2701}

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 - 3 lectures per week over 9 - 10 weeks (within Weeks 1-11) and 2 - 3 tutorials in total.

Scheduled learning hours: 17

Guided independent study hours: 83

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 0%

Re-assessment: Oral Re-assessment = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr P A Connor
Module teaching staff: Dr P A Connor, Dr R T Baker