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6050
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Main Campus - Melbourne
2018-2019 Florida Tech Catalog
Minor Code: 6050 Degree Awarded: None
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne
Curriculum (18 credit hours)

A 3.0 GPA after completion of the sophmore year is required for admission into this minor.

  • CHE 1091 Nanoscience/Nanotechnology Laboratory
    Credit Hours: 1

    Introduces science/engineering freshmen interested in careers in nanoscience research/nanotechnology to techniques of nanomaterial fabrication by thin film deposition and chemical synthesis, and sample characterization techniques like atomic force and scanning tunneling microscopes.

    Prerequisite:

    CHM 1101 

  • CHM 1091 Nanoscience/Nanotechnology Laboratory
    Credit Hours: 1

    Introduces science/engineering freshmen interested in careers in nanoscience research/nanotechnology to techniques of nanomaterial fabrication by thin film deposition and chemical synthesis, and sample characterization techniques like atomic force and scanning tunneling microscopes.

    Prerequisite:

    CHM 1101 

  • CHE 3260 Materials Science and Engineering
    Credit Hours: 3

    Studies the relationships between materials processing, composition and structure, properties and performance. Includes electrical, mechanical and chemical properties of metals, ceramics, polymers, electronic materials and composites, as well as coating and protection materials.

    Prerequisite:

    CHM 1101, and (MTH 1002 or MTH 1020), and PHY 1001 

  • CHE 4563 Materials Characterization Lab
    Credit Hours: 3

    Emphasizes characterization of nanomaterials using STM, AFM, SEM, TEM, confocal laser scanning microscopy, Raman spectroscopy/microscopy, pore size analysis and a variety of particle size distribution methods.

    Prerequisite:

    (BME 3260 or CHE 3260 or CHM 2002), and (CHE 1091 or CHM 1091)

  • CHE 4567 Nanotechnology
    Credit Hours: 3

    Studies materials synthesis-structure-function relationships. Emphasizes bulk and surface analytical techniques, catalyst synthesis methods, nanoporous materials, nanoparticles, nanocomposites, carbon nanotubes, nanowires, molecular self-assembly, molecular recognition, biologically inspired materials and nanomedicine.

    Prerequisite:

    BME 3260  or CHE 3260 or CHM 2002 

    Requirement(s):
    Instructor approval

or


 

Three or more credits from the following:*
  • CHE 3091 Nanotechnology Lab 2
    Credit Hours: 3

    Includes self-assembly synthesis, microscopic/spectroscopic characterization, functional evaluation, and aggregation of nanoparticles, nanotubes, coating and nanocomposites; biocompatibility, hydrophobicity, photoluminescence, catalysis, magnetic and chemical sensing, and self-diagnosing structural applications.

    Prerequisite:

    (BME 3260 or CHE 3260 or CHM 2002), and (CHE 1091 or CHM 1091 or PHY 1091)

  • BME 3260 Biomaterials
    Credit Hours: 3

    Introduces the classes of biomaterials (polymers, metals, ceramics) and physiological responses to biomaterial implantation. Includes material properties, host responses and biomaterial characterization techniques.

    Prerequisite:

    BIO 1010 and BIO 1020 and CHM 2001, and (MTH 1002 or MTH 1020), and PHY 1001 

  • BME 4110 Tissue Engineering
    Credit Hours: 3

    Studies strategies to engineer different tissues and organs. Considers the impact of biomaterial properties, the use of stem cells and other aspects of the cellular microenvironment for engineering tissues. 

    Prerequisite:

    BME 3260 and MAR 3210 

  • CHM 3002 Physical Chemistry 2
    Credit Hours: 3

    Continues CHM 3001. Includes chemical dynamics, quantum mechanics, atomic structures, chemical bonding and spectroscopy.

    Prerequisite:

    CHM 3001 

  • PHY 3035 Quantum Mechanics
    Credit Hours: 4

    Schrodinger equation, the uncertainty principle, one-dimensional potentials, harmonic oscillator, operator methods, tunneling, angular momentum and spin. Discusses three-dimensional problems, such as one-electron atom and N-particle systems. Introduces approximation techniques, including perturbation theory.

    Prerequisite:

    MTH 2201 and PHY 2003 


*May also be satisfied through approved independent study or undergraduate research in engineering or science.

The remaining credits may be fulfilled through approved restricted electives.