Measurement Techniques

Module Title - Measurement Techniques
Number of credits – 10

Module description

This  module  examines  a  wide  variety  of  techniques  that  are  important  for characterising the structure and quality of formulated products and the processes used to make them. X-ray microtomography, micromanipulation, positron emission particle tracking and particle image velocimetry are just some of the methods studied.

By the end of the module you will be able to:

  • Explain how each piece of equipment operates; 
  • Describe any necessary sample preparation;
  • List the advantages/disadvantages of each technique.

Teaching and assessment:

  • Semester 2.
  • Approximately 16 hours contact time.
  • 100% coursework.
  • Reassessment: 100% coursework.