• Offered by Research School of Engineering
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Course subject Engineering
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Antonio Tricoli
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2016
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This course introduces to the fundamentals of nano-scale engineering and manufacturing. Current and future applications of nanostructured materials will be reviewed with respect to their impact in commercial products and technologies. Particular emphasis will be placed in biomedical applications. The main physical forces controlling the nucleation and deposition of nanostructures will be presented allowing a better understanding of key design factors at the nano-scale. Well-established and novel synthesis/fabrication methods nanostructures will be critically discussed giving a broad overview of the state-of-the-art nanomanufacturing processes. Standard characterization methods will be elucidated using various examples and exercises throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

1. Applying engineering and physics concepts to the non-continuum domain.
2. Understand the fundamental forces controlling the dynamic and static response of materials at the nano-scale.
3. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of state-of-the-art nano-fabrication methods.
4. Determine and evaluate processing conditions to engineer functional nanomaterials.
5. Design and analyse scalable system for the continuous production of nanomaterials.
6. Practice and explain the state-of-the-art characterization methods for nanomaterials, understanding and critiquing nanomaterial safety and handling methods


Professional Skills Mapping:
Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Professional Competencies.

Indicative Assessment

Tutorial Problems (18%); Scientific Article Discussion (22%); Final Exam (60%)



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Workload

One two-hour lecture and one one/two-hour tutorial per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed PHYS1101 & ENGN2222

Prescribed Texts

Nanotechnology Commercialisation by Takuya Tsuzuki (Australian National University, Australia)

Assumed Knowledge

Basic Thermodynamics

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3480
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4638
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9061 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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