Course detail

FCH-BA_ZCTAcad. year: 2021/2022

Basic legislation and conditions for production of chemical compounds
Raw materials sources, transport, storage.
Reactors and devices in chemical industry
Gas production
Production of anorganic acids and hydroxides
Metals, salts, glass, ceramics
Production of alcohols, aldehydes, ethers, ketones, amonia, urea, carboxylic acids and esthers.
Wood processing, cellulose and paper production
Mining and processing of coal, natural and oil.
Těžba a zpracování uhlí a zemního plynu.
Pharmaceutical industry.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will know
the basic legislation and nomenclature,
production of organic and inorganic compounds produced in large quantitites
production of special compounds produced in small quantities
construction materials
important companies in the Czech Republic and EU.

Prerequisites

Not applicable.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Jess, A., Wasserscheid, P. Chemical technology. Wiley - VCH Verlag. (EN)
erry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook Edited by: Perry, R.H.; Green, W (EN)
ULLMANN’S Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, Wiley inc. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures 2h/week, e-learning LMS Moodle is available.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

written test consiting of 5 questions, E grade and better is given when more than 3 questions are answered.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Basic legislation and conditions for production of chemical compounds
Metals and metalloids
Glass and ceramics
Technical gasses
Anorganic acids
Hydroxides, ammonia
Alcohols, aldehydes, ethers, ketones, carboxylic acids and esthers.
Wood processing, cellulose and paper production
Mining and processing of coal, natural
Mining and processing of oil.
Special chemicals (pesticides, surfactants)
Pharmaceutical products

Aims

The aim of the curse is to provide the overview on production of fundamental chemical compounds, used chemical reactors and constrcution materials. Furthremore, students learn about thero consequent processing. Students also learn about current situation of Czech and EU industry, sources of raw materials and basic mining procedures.

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

cumpulsory are presentations of experts from industry

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BKCP_ECHBM Bachelor's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme BPCP_ECHBM Bachelor's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer