C9500 Applied Chemistry

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2015
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Other types of completion: zk (examination).
doc. RNDr. Pavel Pazdera, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Pavel Pazdera, CSc.
Department of Chemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Supplier department: Department of Chemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Mon 11:00–12:50 B11/205
The knowledge of the chemistry on the secondary school/gymnasium grade.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to understand and explain the applications of elements, chemical compounds and their mixtures by humankind.
  • Causes of a „Chemistry Curse”.
  • Wastes as Real Effect of the Anthropogenic Activities, Anthropogenic Wastes and Their Impacts on Nature and Development of Humankind. Chemical and Anthropogenic Wastes, their management.
  • Sustainable Development as Starting Point and Prevention of an Ulterior Being of Human Civilization. Sustainable Development, Chemistry, and Its Engineering and Technological Application. Principles and Goals of Green Chemistry. Methodology and Methods of Green Chemistry.
  • Resources of basic raw materials and energy for chemistry and chemical industry - conventional,permanent and renewable resources.
  • Materials (ceramics, glass, building materials, metallurgic and electro-materials).
  • Plastic materials monomer productions, polymerization types, types of plastic material, application.
  • Corrosion prevention, metal corrosion. Plastic material agings, stabilization of plastic materials.
  • Voltage source based on chemical processes. Primary cells of single-use, rechargeable (accumulators), thermocouples and photocells. Overview and principle.
  • Fuels, solid, liquid and gaseous fuels productions, their application. Lubricants.
  • Explosives, general terms, types, application.
  • Surfactants, principle of actions, basic types, classification, production, application.
  • Polish and pastes.
  • Cosmetics.
  • Dyes and pigments, structural principles, types, colouring processes,production of dyes and pigments, optical whiteners and others.
  • Sealers and lacquers.
  • Pharmaceuticals, classification, structure and activity, overview of pharmaceuticals and drugs.
  • Phytoeffectors, pesticides and their classification, growth stimulators, plant nutrition.
    required literature
  •  Hampl F., Rádl S., Paleček J., Farmakochemie, 1. vyd. Praha: VŠChT, 2002. ISBN 80-7080-495-5. http://vydavatelstvi.vscht.cz/knihy/uid_isbn-80-7080-495-5/pages-img/obsah.html
  •  Kuchař M., Výzkum a vývoj léčiv, 1. vyd. Praha: VŠCHT, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7080-677-7, http://vydavatelstvi.vscht.cz/knihy/uid_isbn-978-80-7080-677-7/pages-img/obsah.html
  • PICHLER, Jiří. Užitá chemie. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1999. 254 s. ISBN 8021020164. info
    recommended literature
  •  Feřteková V., a kol., Kosmetika v teorii a v praxi, 4. upravené vyd. Praha: Maxdorf, 2005, ISBN: 80-7345-046-1.
  •  Vojtěch D., Kovové materiály, 1. vyd. Praha: VŠChT, 2006. ISBN 80-7080-600-1, http://vydavatelstvi.vscht.cz/knihy/uid_isbn-80-7080-600-1/pages-img/obsah.html.
  •  Brož, J., Receptář chemicko-technický, 2. vyd. Praha: Volvox Globator, 1998, 986 s. ISBN 80-7207-136-X.
  • PICHLER, Jiří. Základní chemické výroby : (organická část). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1998. 99 s. ISBN 8021017570. info
  • PICHLER, Jiří. Chemie ve společnosti. Vyd. 1. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1992. 199 s. ISBN 8021003642. info
  • PICHLER, Jiří. Technologie základních organických látek, tenzidy, barviva a pigmenty. 1. vyd. Brno: Univerzita Jana Evangelisty Purkyně, 1987. 81 s. info
  • PICHLER, Jiří. Fyziologicky aktivní látky. 1. vyd. Brno: Universita J.E. Purkyně, 1986. 94 s. info
    not specified
  • vyhledání klíčových slov na http://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hlavn%C3%AD_strana.
  • The key words search on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page.
  • PICHLER, Jiří. Chemická technologie základních organických látek. Vyd. 1. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1992. 102 s. ISBN 802100553X. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Oral exam with written preparation of the answers. The student demonstrates during an examination the knowledge of applied chemistry terms and the understanding of their connection.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 1999, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2000, Autumn 2001, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2015, recent)
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