Introduction to radiochemistry, natural radioactive elements, periodic system and isotopes. Basic principles of radiochemistry.
Calculations of properties based on crystalline structure, bonds and interactions in crystals. Lattice energy. Defects and dislocations and their role in plastic deformation. Diffusion in the solid state. Einstein and Debye theories of the heat capacity of solids and much more.
The aim of this course is to introduce the student to the fundamental principles, structure and properties (characterization) of metallic materials.
The course aims on the introduction of students in fundamental principles, technology development and characterization of nanomaterials with desired properties and functionality. Emphasis is given in the application of nanomaterials in all product categories.