Object and Materials Science II.B

Course Code :1025FOWCOR
Study domain:Conservation and Restoration
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:The student must have obtained a credit for 1051FOWCOR to enroll for 1025FOWCOR.
Contact hours:62
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Natalia Ortega Saez
Geert Van der Snickt
Kristel De Vis
Geert Van Eeckhout
Charles Indekeu
Mien Morren

3. Course contents *

1. Conservation Sciences: lectures
Through lectures the student gets an introduction in the principles  of the chemical and biological degradation processes if art objects.

2. Scientific research - Practical chemistry

During the practicals, the student learns basic practices and chemical principles regarding degradation processes.

3. Scientific research - microscopy examinations
During the seminars the student learns about sample preparation and optical microscopy

4. Scientific research - Practical microscopy
During the practicals the student learns basic actions and the use of different microscopes.