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Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 20/10/2014
PHYS0938-1  Physics and cultural heritage

Duration :  15h Th, 5h Pr
Number of credits :  
Master in Physical Sciences, in-depth approach, 1st year4
Master in Physical Sciences, in-depth approach, 2nd year4
Master in Physical Sciences, didactic approach, 1st year4
Master in Physical Sciences, didactic approach, 2nd year4
Master in Physical Sciences, specialized approach, 1st year4
Master in Physical Sciences, specialized approach, 2nd year4
Master in Physical Sciences4
Lecturer :  David Strivay
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Organisation and examination :  
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Course contents :  
The purpose of this course is to show the interest of the analytical methods for the caracterisation of cultural heritage objects. The main technqiues used will be explained: optical (IR, visble, UV), X-rays (fluorescnece, radiography) and particles (ion beam analysis, mass spectrometry, electron microscopy). Case studies in the different fields will be explaines (pigment, metal, glass,...).
Learning outcomes of the course :  
Introduction to the main analytical tehniques used in the study of cultural heritage objects.
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :  
The theory is taught face-to-face. Laboratory visits and demonstrations are organized.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :  
The course is given in the first semester according to the schedule distributed at the beginning of the academic year by the Department logisticians.
Recommended or required readings :  
Lecture slides.
Assessment methods and criteria :  
The evaluation consists in a written exam.
Work placement(s) :  
Organizational remarks :  
Contacts :  
David STRIVAY
 
+32 4 366.36.95
dstrivay@ulg.ac.be
 



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