Reaction Engineering and Molecular Electronics

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge in the area of Physical Chemistry, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, Lab-on-a-Chip, Basic Quantum Mechanics, and Microbiology.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

• Must acquire knowledge about basic design principles and modeling of chemical, biochemical, and biotechnological reactors
• Must acquire knowledge about micro-reactors and their application in biotechnology
• Must acquire knowledge on the underlying principles and the current state of molecular electronics

Skills

• Must be able to apply the acquired knowledge to the design and performance evaluation of batch and continuous flow reactors
• Must be able to model chemical and biochemical reactors using COMSOL and other mathematical modeling software

Competences

• Must have working knowledge and basic skills for designing, modeling and evaluating of chemical, biochemical, and biotechnological reactors
• Must acquire an overview of the current progress in the area of molecular electronics

Type of instruction

Lectures and exercises.

Extent and expected workload

This is a 5 ECTS course module and the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examReaction Engineering and Molecular Electronics
Type of exam
Oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentBesides the evaluation criteria stated in the Joint Programme Regulations, the grade requires participation in presentations and discussions of research papers and completion of an assignment.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleEngineering af reaktioner og molekylær elektronik
Module codeF-NB-K1-3
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Mathematics, Physics and Nanotechnology
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science