Chemistry of inorganic materials with lab

A.Y. 2018/2019
Lesson for
9
Max ECTS
88
Overall hours
SSD
CHIM/03
Language
English
Learning objectives
Structure, preparation, properties and applications of important inorganic materials. Basic laboratory techniques for the synthesis and the characterisation of inorganic materials
Overview of synthetic and characterisation techniques for solid materials. To be able to recognize an unknown materials from specific analyses. To know the possible differences correlated to different synthetic procedures.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
CHIM/03 - GENERAL AND INORGANIC CHEMISTRY - University credits: 9
Laboratories: 32 hours
Lessons: 56 hours
Syllabus
Goals
Structure, preparation, properties and applications of important inorganic materials. Basic laboratory techniques for the synthesis and the characterisation of inorganic materials

acquired skills
Overview of synthetic and characterisation techniques for solid materials. To be able to recognize an unknown materials from specific analyses. To know the possible differences correlated to different synthetic procedures.

Contents
Clays and related materials: structures and applications. Refractories. Cement and other structural materials. Most common inorganic oxides such as Al2O3, SiO2, TiO2, ZrO2: preparation methodologies, characterisation and applications. Three way catalysts for automotive pollutant abatement. Glasses and enamels. Diamonds, graphite and active carbons. Bulk and surface characterisation techniques. Surface functionalization.
Laboratory
Basic techniques of oxide preparation. Bulk and surface characterisation for chemical and phase composition. Functionalisation of carbons. Metal nanoparticles with different characteristics and their characterization.

Reference material
· W.D.Kingery, H.K.Bowen, R.D.Uhlmann
Introduction to Ceramics
Wiley, 1976
· H.Marsh, F.Rodriguez-Reinoso
Activated Carbons
Elsevier, 2006
· W. Buechner, R. Schliebs, G. Winter, and K. H. Buechel.
Industrial Inorganic Chemistry. VCH, (2007). Materiale di riferimento

Suggested prerequisites
Inorganic Chemistry

Assessment method:
Oral examination
Thematic discussion on Power Point presentation

Attendance Policy:
The attendance is strongly suggested allowing the assessment as thematic discussion.
Lab attendance is compulsory

Language of instruction
English

Mode of teaching
Theoretical /practical
Website:
· http://ariel.unimi.it/User/Default.aspx
Lesson period
Second semester
Lesson period
Second semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi