402-0572-00L Aerosols I: Physical and Chemical Principles
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2015|
|Lecturers||M. Gysel Beer, U. Baltensperger, H. Burtscher|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Abstract||Aerosols I deals with basic physical and chemical properties of aerosol particles. The importance of aerosols in the atmosphere and in other fields is discussed.|
|Objective||Knowledge of basic physical and chemical properties of aerosol particles and their importance in the atmosphere and in other fields|
|Content||physical and chemical properties of aerosols, aerosol dynamics (diffusion, coagulation...), optical properties (light scattering, -absorption, -extinction), aerosol production, physical and chemical characterization.|
|Lecture notes||materiel is distributed during the lecture|
|Literature||- Kulkarni, P., Baron, P. A., and Willeke, K.: Aerosol Measurement - Principles, Techniques, and Applications. Wiley, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2011.|
- Hinds, W. C.: Aerosol Technology: Properties, Behavior, and Measurement of Airborne Particles. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1999.
- Colbeck I. (ed.) Physical and Chemical Properties of Aerosols, Blackie Academic & Professional, London, 1998.