Self-Assembling Systems

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge obtained in the area of Physical Chemistry, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, and Biochemistry.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

• Must acquire knowledge about basic principles of self-assmbling behavior in nature, forces involved in the process, ways to model and design a self-assembling system
• Must acquire knowledge about application of self-assembly for drug-delivery, thin films and nano-arrays

Skills

• Must be able to use Langmuir-Blodgett technique as well as other methods to fabricate monolayers, micelles and vesicles
• Must be able to apply the acquired knowledge to critically read and understand research papers on the subject of self-assembly

Competences

• Must acquire an overview of the current progress in the areas of self-assembly and drug delivery

Extent and expected workload

Lectures and exercises.

Exam

Exams

Name of examSelf-Assembling Systems
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleSelvorganiserende biostrukturer
Module codeF-NB-K2-2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
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