OCH352 Syllabus - Functional Materials - 2021 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OCH352 Syllabus - Functional Materials - 2021 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OCH352

FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS

 L T P C

3003

OBJECTIVE:
• The course emphasis on the molecular safe assembly and materials for polymer electronics

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION

9

Historical Perspectives, Lessons from the Nature, Engineering the Functions, Tuning the functions, Multiscale Modeling and Computation, Classification of Functional Materials, Functional Diversity of Materials, Hybrid Materials, Technological Relevance, Societal Impact.

UNIT II

MOLECULAR SELF ASSEMBLY

9

Molecular Organization, Self-Assembly in Biology, Energetics of Self-Organization, A Few Case Studies, Synthetic Protocols and Challenges, Solvent-assisted Self-Assembly, Directed Assembly- Langmuir-Blodgett and Langmuir-Schaefer techniques, Technological Applications of SAMs


UNIT III

BIO-INSPIRED MATERIALS

9

Bio-inspired materials, Classification, Biomimicry, Spider Silk, Lotus Leaf, Gecko feet, Synovial fluid, ‘Bionics’-Bio-inspired Information Technologies, Artificial Sensory Organs, Biomineralization- En route to Nanotechnology.

UNIT IV

SMART OR INTELLIGENT MATERIALS

9

Criteria for Smartness, Significance of Smart Materials, Representative Examples like Smart Gels and Polymers, Electro/Magneto Rheological Fluids, Smart Electroceramics, Technical Limitations and Challenges, Functional Nanocomposites, Polymer-carbon nanotube composities.

UNIT V

MATERIALS FOR POLYMER ELECTRONICS

9

Polymers for Electronics, Organic Light Emitting Diodes, Working Principle of OLEDs, Illustrated Examples, Organic Field-Effect Transistors Operating Principle, Design Considerations, Polymer FETs vs Inorganic FETs, Liquid Crystal Displays, Engineering Aspects of Flat Panel Displays, Intelligent Polymers for Data Storage, Polymer-based Data Storage-Principle, Magnetic Vs. Polymer-based Data Storage.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOME:
• Students will be able to differentiate among various functional properties and select appropriate material for certain functional applications, analyze the nature and potential of functional material.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Vijayamohanan K. Pillai and MeeraParthasarathy, “Functional Materials: A chemist’s perpective”, Universities Press Hyderabad (2012).

REFERENCE:
1. Stephen Manne “Biomimetic Materials Chemistry” Wiley-VCH Newyork, 1966.

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