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CH5518   Blockbuster Solids

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 10

ECTS credits : 5

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module covers two major topics. The first deals with modern materials which have a major impact on our lives, focusing on how the material's structure influences its electrical, magnetic and thermal properties. In the second section, emphasis will be placed on metal organic frameworks and how they can be used for the storage and release of gases.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Undergraduate - before taking this module you must pass CH2501 and pass at least 1 module from {CH2601, CH2603, ch2701}. Undergraduate - 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: 2 - 3 lectures per week over 9 - 10 weeks (within Weeks 1-11) and 2 - 3 tutorials in total.

Scheduled learning hours: 20

Guided independent study hours: 80

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: Prof P Lightfoot
Module teaching staff: Prof P Lightfoot, Prof R E Morris