Course Information for 7160 - Physical Nature of Surfaces
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Primary Instructor: Vladimir Hlady
Designation:Elective
Credits: 3.0
Semesters Offered:Spring
Frequency Offered:Even Years
Cross Listings:MSE 7160
Prerequisites:undergraduate physical chemistry, or instructor's consent
Catalog Description: Concepts of surfaces and interfaces, intermolecular interactions, thermodynamics of interfaces, interface electrical potentials, electrical double layer, and electrokinetic phenomena. Basic principles of surface and interface science as applied to solid materials.
Required Texts: Lecture notes available on Web Butt, Graf, & Kappl, "Physics and Chemistry of Interfaces," 2nd ed., ISBN 3-527-40413-9 - Wiley-VCH, Berlin, 2006 Israelachvili, Intermolecular and Surface Forces, 2nd ed. Academic Press, 1992 (recommended)
Course Website: http://afm1.pharm.utah.edu/PNSCourse/index.html
Course Syllabus:none