Introduction to the Advanced Materials and Technologies
FCH-BC_UPMTAcad. year: 2020/2021
An overview of advanced materials and technologies that are actually solved at the Institute of material chemistry and in which the topics of bachelor's theses, in the study program Chemistry and Materials Technology, are profiled.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Basic awareness of types of the materials, their properties and basic applications.
Knowledge of polymer, silicate and metallic materials that will benefit in the following narrow-profile courses.
Basic knowledge of the inorganic and the physical chemistry.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Mleziva, J., Šňupárek, J., Polymery-výroba, struktura, vlastnosti a použití, Sobotáles Praha (CS)
Pouchlý, J., Fyzikální chemie makromolekulárních a koloidních soustav, VŠHT Praha (CS)
Hlaváč J., Základy technologie silikátů, SNTL Praha (CS)
Hanykýř V., Kutzendörfer J., Technologie keramiky, VEGA Praha (CS)
Jonšta, Z., Nauka o kovech II, VŠB-TU, Ostrava (CS)
M. Ohring, Materials Science of Thin Films, Academic Press (CS)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course uses teaching methods in form of Lecture - 2 teaching hours per week. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
For the successful passing of the course, it is required to obtain at least 50% points from the final credit test. Individual themes are published on the LMS Moodle e-learning system.
Language of instruction
1. Polymers for biomedical applications
2. Polymers modified by reactive extrusion
3. Materials based on biopolymers
4. Methods of evaluation of structure and properties of polymeric materials
5. Polymer composites
6. Natural and secondary silicate raw materials
7. Ceramic materials
8. Geopolymers and alkaline activated materials
9. Macrodefect-free composites and high-grade concrete
10. Bioactive inorganic materials
11. Magnesium alloys
12. Chemical engineering in material technologies
13. Thin films
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with individual topics in the field of material chemistry, which reflects the scientific and applied intention of the Institute of materials chemistry.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
The attendance is not controlled.
Classification of course in study plans
- Programme BPCP_CHCHT Bachelor's
branch BPCO_CHM , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional
- Programme BKCP_CHCHT Bachelor's
branch BKCO_CHM , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional
- Programme BKCP_CHTM Bachelor's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional
- Programme BPCP_CHTM Bachelor's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional
Type of course unit
26 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer
Ing. Radka Bálková, Ph.D.
Ing. Eva Bartoníčková, Ph.D.
Ing. Matěj Březina, Ph.D.
prof. RNDr. Vladimír Čech, Ph.D.
Ing. Lukáš Kalina, Ph.D.
Ing. Jan Koplík, Ph.D.
Mgr. František Kučera, Ph.D.
doc. Ing. Tomáš Opravil, Ph.D.
Mgr. Radek Přikryl, Ph.D.
doc. Ing. František Šoukal, Ph.D.
doc. Ing. Lucy Vojtová, Ph.D.
eLearning: currently opened course