9360-0150/05 – Nanocomposite materials (NKM)

Gurantor departmentCNT - Nanotechnology CentreCredits3
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Gražyna Simha Martynková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Gražyna Simha Martynková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMT, USPIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BAR31 Ing. Karla Čech Barabaszová, Ph.D. Paed.IGIP
SIM75 prof. Ing. Gražyna Simha Martynková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 3+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Deepening of knowledge about the structural characteristics of nanocomposites. Learning the procedures of different types of nanocomposite fillers in order to prepare nanoparticles and nanocomposites. Know and understand methods of preparation. The correctness of decisions when choosing methods and the skill of interpreting results for the characterization of initial and modified materials.

Teaching methods

Project work


In the subject will be discussed the nanostructure and properties of nanocomposite materials and their components. Individual groups of nanocomposites are discussed in spite of preparation techniques and applications.

Compulsory literature:

NALWA, H. S. editor: Handbook of Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology, Academic Press, 2000. BHUSHAN, B. editor: Handbook of Nanotechnology. Springer -Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2004. NALWA, H. S. editor: Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. American Scientific Publisher, 2004. PINNAVAIA, T. J., BEALL, G.W. ed. Polymer-clay nanocomposites; John Wiley&SonsLtd, 2000.

Recommended literature:

Introduction to Nanocomposite Science of Layered and Tubular Materials, Gražyna Simha Martynková and Karla Cech Barabaszová, Nova Publishers 2012, ISBN 978-1-60741-739-2.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Students will pass a written test where they have to achieve 75% success and then oral exam.


Other requirements

For this subject other requirements for student are not determined.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Historical development of composite and nanocomposite materials. Basic types, characterization and properties of nanocomposites. 2. Utilization of polymeric nanocomposites in automotive and aerospace industry, protective clothing, fire-fighting substances and corrosive materials. 3. Carbon composites, metal and carbon composites carbon-carbon composites. 4. Ceramic nanomaterials. Carbides, nitrides, oxides, sulfides and bioceramics (compatible with living tissue). 5. Nanoglass and nanoclastered composite metal glass (nanoglass preparation and use for electronic data storage - DVD). 6. Coated nanoparticles (coated nanoparticles and coated materials, super hard-coated nanoparticles, their unique magnetic, optical and catalytic properties of coated nanoparticles in colloidal mixtures). 7. Silsesquioxas (silsesquioxan structure, polyhedral silsesquioxans, silsesquioxans polymers. 8. Nanocomposite dyes (basic types, the distribution of color guest and inorganic hosts, methods of preparation of nanocomposite dyes). 9. Metallic nanocomposites based on elements VI - XI and XIV of the group of the periodic table prepared by the sol-gel method. 10. Composite metal carbides, oxides, and Chalcogenides. 11. macromolecular and biological nanocomposites. thermoplastic nanocomposites from cellulose. 12. Nanocomposites with supramolecular structures. 13 metal complexes and metals in macromolecules. 14. Nanocrystalline silicon. Methods of preparation and characteristics of materials intended for electrical industry.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination 100  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: 90 %.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Completion of all mandatory tasks within individually agreed deadlines.

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2024/2025 (N0719A270003) Nanotechnology NPA P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2023/2024 (N0719A270003) Nanotechnology NPA P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0719A270003) Nanotechnology NPA P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0719A270003) Nanotechnology NPA P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0719A270003) Nanotechnology NPA P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N0719A270003) Nanotechnology NPA P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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