Course detail

Laboratory Classes in the Preparation and Test Methods II

FCH-MCO_PTM2_PAcad. year: 2018/2019

Scanning electron microscopy. Viscosimetry. Solution calorimetry. Technological characteristic of kaolin. Metalography. Preparation and calibration of thermocouple. Quantification of hexavalent chromium in steel coatings.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Laboratory experiences with synthesis and testing of material properties


Basic knowledge frm physics, mathematics, chemistry a silicate technology


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Ptáček P, Opravil T, Šoukal F, Havlica J, Praktikum z preparativních a testovacích metod II., VUT v Brně 2012. ISBN 978-80-214-4435-5 (CS)
Bláha J. a kol.: Příručka pro práci v laboratoři technologie silikátů. VŠCHT Praha, Praha 1987. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course uses teaching methods in form of Laboratory exercise - 4 teaching hours per week. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

credit correspoding to results of experimental works summarized in reports

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Scanning electron microscopy
Solution calorimetry
Technological characteristic of kaolin
Preparation and calibration of thermocouple
Quantification of hexavalent chromium in steel coatings


Improvement of students ability and experiences in synthesis and testing of materials, preparation phases of inorganic system.

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

reports from individual works till 7 day after work

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NKCP_CHM Master's

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

  • Programme NPCP_CHM Master's

    branch NPCO_CHM , 1. 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