Course detail

Composition and Properties of Natural Waters

FAST-CC052Acad. year: 2017/2018

Chemical equilibria, inorganic compounds and the main inorganic polutants, organic compounds in water and main organic pollutants, gases, fundamentals of water analysis, eutrophication, self-purification, hydrochemical classification of surface, underground, mineral, and atmospheric water.

Department

Institute of Chemistry (CHE)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will master the aim of the subject, i.e. selected chapters from hydrochemistry of underground and surface waters.

Prerequisites

Chemical nomenclature, basic chemical rules, theory of acids and bases, compilation of chemical equations, stoichiometric calculations, concentration and its expression, fundamentals of hydrochemistry and analytical chemistry.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Chemical equilibria, pH
Inorganic macrocomponents, iron, manganese
Aluminum, sulphur, silicon, boron, halogens
Carbon, calcium-carbonate equilibrium, gases
Nitrogen, phosphorus
Organic compounds
Transformation of compounds in the environment
Environment and its protection
Inorganic pollutants
Organic pollutants
Selected analytical methods, group determinations of organic compounds
Natural waters: atmospheric, underground, mineral, and sea waters
Natural waters: surface water, eutrophication, self-purification

Aims

selected chapters from hydrochemistry of underground and surface waters

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

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer