Course detail

Macromolecular Chemistry

FCH-BCA_MCHAcad. year: 2017/2018

The introduction into macromolecular chemistry. Position of macromolecular chemistry among polymer sciences. Structure and nomenclature of polymers. Principle definitions and relations, conditions for macromolecules formation. Molecular weight and distribution of macromolecules. Physical states and molecular structure of polymers. Polycondensation and polyadition reactions. Radical and ionic chain polymerizations. Coordination polymerization. Reactions on polymers. An overview of important industrial polymers, their properties and applications. Natural, inorganic, and special polymers. Rheological properties and processing of polymers.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Mathematics

Prerequisites

Examens Organic Chemistry I, Physical Chemistry I

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course uses teaching methods in form of Lecture - 2 teaching hours per week, seminars - 1 teaching hour per week. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Examen
1st part a written test
2nd part oral examen

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1) The introduction into macromolecular chemistry and its position among polymer sciences. 2) Structure and nomenclature of polymers. 3) Principle definitions and relations. 4) Conditions of macromolecules formation. 5) Molecular weight and distribution of macromolecules. 6) Physical states and molecular structure of polymers. 7) Polycondensation and polyadition reactions. 8) Radical chain polymerizations. 9) Ionic chain polymerizations. 10) Coordination polymerization. 11) Some reactions on polymers. 12) An overview of important industrial polymers, their properties and applications. 13) Natural, inorganic, and special polymers, properties and applications. 14) Rheological properties and processing of polymers.

Aims

The goal of the lecture “Macromolecular Chemistry” is to make students familiar with fundamentals of this science, with its position and relationships in frames of the system of scientific fields relating to. It supplies a base knowledge about mechanisms of polymers formation, their syntheses, properties, and applications.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

none

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPCP_CHCHT Bachelor's

    branch BPCO_SCH , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme BKCP_CHCHT Bachelor's

    branch BKCO_SCH , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme BPCP_CHCHT Bachelor's

    branch BPCO_CHTOZP , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BKCP_CHCHT Bachelor's

    branch BKCO_CHTOZP , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BPCP_CHCHT Bachelor's

    branch BPCO_CHMN , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch BPCO_CHM , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BKCP_CHCHT Bachelor's

    branch BKCO_CHM , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BPCP_CHTP Bachelor's

    branch BPCO_BT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BKCP_CHTP Bachelor's

    branch BKCO_BT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch BKCO_PCH , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BPCP_CHTP Bachelor's

    branch BPCO_CHP , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme CKCP_CZV lifelong learning

    branch CKCO_CZV , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning