HUOM! OPINTOJAKSOJEN TIETOJEN TÄYTTÄMISTÄ KOORDINOIVAT KOULUTUSSUUNNITTELIJAT HANNA-MARI PEURALA JA TIINA HASARI
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1. Course title
Aerosol Physics II
2. Course code
Aikaisemmat leikkaavat opintojaksot 530001 Aerosolifysiikka II, 5 op.
3. Course status: compulsory
-Which degree programme is responsible for the course?
Master's Programme in Atmospheric Sciences
-Which module does the course belong to?
ATM300 Advanced Studies in Atmospheric Sciences (compulsory for Study Track in Aerosol Physics)
-Is the course available to students from other degree programmes?
4. Course level (first-, second-, third-cycle/EQF levels 6, 7 and 8)
Master’s level, degree programmes in medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine = secondcycle
degree/EQF level 7
Doctoral level = third-cycle (doctoral) degree/EQF level 8
-Does the course belong to basic, intermediate or advanced studies (cf. Government Decree
on University Degrees)?
5. Recommended time/stage of studies for completion
-The recommended time for completion may be, e.g., after certain relevant courses have
6. Term/teaching period when the course will be offered
The course will be lectured every year in the II period.
7. Scope of the course in credits
8. Teacher coordinating the course
9. Course learning outcomes
To learn basic processes that modify atmospheric aerosol populations, especially their size distribution and chemical composition
10. Course completion methods
Weekly exercises and final exam.
Aerosol Physics I should preferably be performed before this course.
12. Recommended optional studies
-What other courses are recommended to be taken in addition to this course?
-Which other courses support the further development of the competence provided by this
13. Course content
- Introduction to aerosol dynamics
- Brownian coagulation
- Gravitational coagulation and coagulation equation
- Atmospheric nucleation
- Charged aerosol dynamics
- Cloud physics
- Aqueous-phase chemistry
- Modelling aerosol dynamics
14. Recommended and required literature
Primary course literature: J. H. Seinfeld & S.N. Pandis: Atmospheric chemistry and physics, 2nd/3rd ed, Wiley, 2006/2016
15. Activities and teaching methods in support of learning
Weekly exercises and lectures.
16. Assessment practices and criteria, grading scale
Final grade is based on exercises (1/3) and final exam (2/3), and 45% of total points needed to pass.
17. Teaching language