SENSORS AND MATERIALS CHEMISTRY
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will study contemporary theoretical and technological aspects of chemical sensors and biosensors, as well as the chemical materials required for real world implementation. This multifaceted subject includes topics on sensors and electrochemistry (electrochemical principles, general concepts of chemical sensing, amperometric sensors, lab-on-a-chip, miniaturization), surface chemistry (the role of second order interactions and the chemical potential in chemical processes, solubility, miscibility, solvent extraction, interactions on and between surfaces and interfaces with implications in catalysis and sensing) and polymer chemistry (concepts, nomenclature, synthesis and characterisation of polymers and their real world applications). You will gain experience conducting and interpreting laboratory experiments related to sensors and materials chemistry.
Subject Co-ordinatorConor Hogan
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Students must have completed CHE2FCA and CHE2FCB or Students must be admitted in the following course: SMCHS
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Introduction to polymers
AuthorYoung RJ and Lovell PA
Intermolecular and surface forces
Quantitative chemical analysis.
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorConor Hogan
Three 5.00 h laboratory class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The laboratory program consists of 3 classes (5 hours each) over the semester. A schedule of experiments will be made available to students on the LMS at the start of semester."
Four 1.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 5.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Laboratory safety introduction will be held in the first week of semester."
Examination (equivalent to 1500 essay words)A 1,5hr paper scheduled for 2 hours in the central examination period.
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Test (equivalent to 600 essay words)An in class test during semester.
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Three Assignments (equivalent to 900 essaywords)Three short assignments focused on problem solving.
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Laboratory work, written reports (equivalent to 1500 essay words)Develops and assess competency in practical skills, and in data handling and reporting. Hurdle for accreditation with RACI. Students must complete a minimum 75% of lab assessment, and must obtain a score of at least 50% for the laboratory component of the subject.
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