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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Solid State Physics in Civil Engineering

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102YFPL Z 2 1P+1C Czech
Lecturer:
Jiří Konfršt (guarantor), Alexey Sveshnikov (guarantor), Jaroslava Drchalová
Tutor:
Jiří Konfršt (guarantor), Alexey Sveshnikov (guarantor), Jaroslava Drchalová, Olga Kapičková
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Solids, crystal structure, chemical bonds, electron microscopes, scanning tunneling microscope, atomic force microscope, diffraction, diffraction methods, semiconductors, p-n junction, photovoltaic effect, solar cells, heat and moisture transport.

Requirements:

no prerequisities

Syllabus of lectures:

Definition of solids, crystal structure, Bravais lattices, chemical bonds (covalent, ionic, metallic, van der Waals, hydrogen), methods of structure determination, electron microscopes

(TEM - transmission electron microscope, SEM - scanning electron microscope), surface probe microscopes (STM - scanning tunneling microscope, AFM - atomic force microscope), diffraction (X-ray, electron, and neutron diffraction), diffraction methods, semiconductors (intrinsic, extrinsic), p-n junction, diode as a rectifier, LED (light-emitting diode), photovoltaic effect, solar cells, transport phenomena, Fourier and Fick laws, differential equations of heat and moisture transfer.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Excursion to the Institute of Physics of the Acad. Sci. of the Czech Republic

Measurements of solar cells characteristics

Study of moisture processes in capillary-porous materials

Measurements of thermic parameters and their changes with moisture content

Study Objective:

Basic information on the solid state physics, on the methods of structural investigations, and on some technically important processes in solids

Study materials:

Kittel Ch.: Úvod do fyziky pevných látek, Academia, Praha, 1985

Dekker A.J.: Fyzika pevných látek, Academia, Praha, 1966

Bird R.B., Stewart W.E., Lightfoot E.N.: Přenosové jevy, Academia, Praha, 1968

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
Thu
Fri
roomTH:A-228

14:00–15:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
A228
roomTH:A-228

14:00–15:50
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
A228
roomTH:A-228

14:00–15:50
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
A228
Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-10-22
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet24871205.html