Content (Syllabus outline)
- Definition of materials science and its role in the development of new materials, with a focus on applications in the field of wood science & technology;
- significance of understanding the relationship between properties of materials and their internal structure and compositition;
- sub-microscopic, microscopic and macroscopic structure of materials;
- crystalline and amorphous structure of materials;
- mechanical, electrical and thermal properties of materials;
- survey of relations between structures and properties of materials in the case of:
- overview of applications of selected – the most important polymer materials, glasses and metals in the field of wood science and technology, with a focus on understanding the links between structure/composition and anticipated exposure conditions during their utilisation;
- introduction to composite materials;
- nano materials: definition of nano particles, specific properties of nano materials and causes for the differences from the bulk properties of “classic” materials.
1. Prerequisites for the work:
Entry in the corresponding year of the study programme.
2. Terms of prerequisites:
- attendance at tutorials
- conducted a seminar
- colloquium from tutorials