- Code ENGN4810
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by RS Electrical, Energy and Materials Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Engineering
- Academic career UGRD
- Prof Antonio Tricoli
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2020
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This course introduces 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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On successful completion of this course, students should have the skills and knowledge to:
- Explain the fundamental principles of nanotechnology and their application to biomedical engineering.
- Apply engineering and physics concepts to the nano-scale and non-continuum domain.
- Identify and compare state-of-the-art nanofabrication methods and perform a critical analysis of the research literature.
- Design processing conditions to engineer functional nanomaterials.
- Evaluate current constraints, such as regulatory, ethical, political, social and economical, encountered when solving problems in living systems.
- Apply and transfer interdisciplinary systems engineering approaches to the field of bioand nanotechnology projects.
- Discuss and evaluate state-of-the-art characterization methods for nanomaterials, and determine nanomaterial safety and handling methods required during characterization.
Professional Skills Mapping:
- Tutorial submissions (24%);
- Presentation (26%);
- Final exam (50%)
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WorkloadOne two-hour lecture and one one/two-hour tutorial per week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Nanotechnology Commercialisation by Takuya Tsuzuki (Australian National University, Australia)
Assumed KnowledgeBasic Thermodynamics
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7891||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||In Person||N/A|