Course: Chemistry

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Course title Chemistry
Course code KCH/CHES
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Müllerová Jana, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Slavík Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Exnar Petr, doc. Ing. CSc.
  • Stuchlík Martin, Ing.
Course content
<OL> <LI> Basic concepts, systems of substances. Basic Chemical Laws. Expressing the weight, amount of substance and composition of the solutions. </ LI> <LI> Nomenclature of inorganic compounds. Stoichiometric calculations and solution composition calculations. </ LI> <LI> Models of the atom, electronegativity. Periodic Law. Mendeleev's table. </ LI> <LI> Chemical bonds (covalent, coordinating covalent, ionic, metallic), bond polarity, dipole moment. </ LI> <LI> Intermolecular forces. Properties of substances depending on chemical bond. Bonding in solids. </ LI> </ OL> <LI> Chemical reactions. Energy balance of chemical processes. Chemical kinetics, catalysts. </ LI> <LI> Chemical equilibrium in solutions. Autoprotolysis of water, pH. </ LI> <LI> Electrochemistry. Electrochemical voltage range. Faraday's laws. Practical use of electrochemistry. </ LI> <LI> Metals. General methods of metal production. Refining of metals. Corrosion and corrosion protection. </ LI> <LI> Technical gases, liquefaction of gases, critical quantities, molecular sieves. </ LI>

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments), Laboratory work
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 60 hours per semester
  • Preparation for laboratory testing; outcome analysis - 4 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 7 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 7 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 70 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Master: Basics of general, inorganic and organic chemistry, nomenclature, simple chemical calculations, basic information about raw materials and products of chemical processes (inorganic and organic products of industrial chemistry, metals, refractories, ceramics, glass) used in engineering and related fields. Modern trends in chemistry for material engineering (composite materials, nanotechnology and nanomaterials). Master: Operational safety. Frequently required laboratory glassware and instruments. Preparation and mixing of solutions. pH measurments, metal coatings.
To explain and deduce basic knowledge on field, including simpler problem solving. Safe laboartory work, preparation and mixing of solutions. pH measurments, metal coatings.
knowledge of high school chemistry

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined examination, Written assignment

Knowledge of lecture content, including calculations and nomenclature. Two-round written test: 45 minutes: chemical nomenclature, calculations + 25 minutes: theory. The minimum gain of 50% points in both parts. Elaborated and defended protocols for every laboratory exercise.
Recommended literature
  • Folprechtová D., Grégr J., Meduna F. Chemie - návody na cvičení. [Skriptum]. Liberec, TU, 2002.
  • House, J.E. Inorganic Chemistry. Oxford: Academic Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-12-385110-9.
  • Schejbalová, H. - Grégr, J. Příklady a úlohy z chemie. Liberec, TUL, 2000.
  • Šrámek Václav. Obecná a anorganická chemie. Nakladatelství Olomouc, Olomouc, 2000. ISBN 978-80-7182-099-7.

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