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402-0573-00L  Aerosols II: Applications in Environment and Technology

SemesterSpring Semester 2015
LecturersJ. Slowik, U. Baltensperger, H. Burtscher
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish

Catalogue data

AbstractMajor topics: Important sources and sinks of atmospheric aerosols and their importance for men and environment. Particle emissions from combustion systems, means to reduce emissions like particle filters.
ObjectiveProfound knowledge about aerosols in the atmosphere and applications of aerosols in technology
ContentAtmospheric aerosols:
important sources and sinks, wet and dry deposition, chemical composition, importance for men and environment, interaction with the gas phase, influence on climate.
Technical aerosols:
combustion aerosols, techniques to reduce emissions, application of aerosols in technology
Lecture notesInformation is distributed during the lectures
Literature- Colbeck I. (ed.) Physical and Chemical Properties of Aerosols, Blackie Academic & Professional, London, 1998.
- Seinfeld, J.H., and S.N. Pandis, Atmospheric chemistry and physics, John Wiley, New York, (1998).

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersJ. Slowik, U. Baltensperger, H. Burtscher
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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402-0573-00 VAerosols II: Applications in Environment and Technology2 hrs
Mon14-16CAB G 52 »
J. Slowik, U. Baltensperger, H. Burtscher
402-0573-00 UAerosols II: Applications in Environment and Technology1 hrs
Mon13-14CAB G 52 »
J. Slowik, U. Baltensperger, H. Burtscher


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