Course detail

Chemical compounds in the environment

FCH-BC_LZPAcad. year: 2020/2021

Introduction, origin of chemicals in the environment, cycles of chemicals in the environment
Chemicals of inorganic origin
Pollutants from transport
Contamination of mining areas
Nanoparticles
Chemical plant protection products
Industrial chemicals
Food additives
Pharmaceuticals:
Anti-inflammatory and pain medications
Drugs used in mental disorders
Antibiotics
Cytostatics and radiopharmaceuticals
Hormones and contraceptives
Stimulating addictive substances

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of general, inorganic, organic and analytical chemistry.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Williams, I.: Environmental chemistry, Wiley (CS)
Loučka, T.: Chemie životního prostředí, UJEP, 2014 (CS)

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

Introduction, origin of chemicals in the environment, cycles of chemicals in the environment
Chemicals of inorganic origin
Pollutants from transport
Contamination of mining areas
Nanoparticles
Chemical plant protection products
Anti-inflammatory and pain medications
Drugs used in mental disorders
Introduction, origin of chemicals in the environment, cycles of chemicals in the environment
Chemicals of inorganic origin
Pollutants from transport
Contamination of mining areas
Nanoparticles
Chemical plant protection products
Industrial chemicals
Food additives
Pharmaceuticals:
Anti-inflammatory and pain medications
Drugs used in mental disorders
Antibiotics
Cytostatics and radiopharmaceuticals
Hormones and contraceptives
Stimulating addictive substances

Aims

Introduction to environmental contamination with chemicals of inorganic and organic origin.
Chemical structure of substances, their use and sources, negative effects on organisms and behavior in the environment, methods of their determination.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPCP_AAEFCH Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer