Clays and related materials: structures and applications. Refractories. Oxides: preparation methodologies, characterisation and applications. Three way catalysts. Glasses and enamels. Diamonds, graphite and active carbons. Characterisation and surface functionalization.
Basic techniques of oxide preparation. Bulk and surface characterisation. Metal nanoparticles with different characteristics and their characterisation.
Positive assessment of inorganic chemistry
-Materials provided by teachers
- 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, K.H.Buechel, Chimica Inorganica Industriale, Piccin, 1996
Oral examination based on a ppt presentation on a selected topic
Group discussion on the lab experiences where the students will present the obtained results highlighting strength and weakness of their lab tests.
Strongly suggested, compulsory frequency at the laboratory
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