C3806 Chemistry of polymers - practical course

Faculty of Science
Spring 2016
Extent and Intensity
0/0/4. 4 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Pavla Hanáčková (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Ladislav Pospíšil, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Richard Ševčík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Gabriela Vyskočilová (seminar tutor)
Světlana Filípková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Jiří Příhoda, CSc.
Department of Chemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Supplier department: Department of Chemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Timetable
Fri 8:00–11:50 A10-316
Prerequisites
C1100 Introductory Chemistry Lab || C1100k Laboratorní technika || C1600 Laboratory in Chemistry
Knowledge of basics of organic chemistry and chemistry of polymers. Knowledge of basic laboratory techniques.
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 the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students are supposed to be familiar with practical aspects of the chemistry of polymers:
1) Polymer syntheses in homogenous phase
2) Polymer syntheses in heterogenous phase
3) Methods of chemical modification of the polymers
4) Methods of polymer decomposition
5) Methods of polymer recyclation
Syllabus
  • 1) Poly(vinyl alcohol) synthesis from poly(vinyl acetate) using alkaline alcoholysis
  • 2) Polyamide 6 synthesis from ε–caprolactam
  • 3) Polycondensation on a phase boundary
  • 4) Styrene purification
  • 5) Suspension polymeration of styrene
  • 6) Expandable polystyrene
  • 7) Emulsion polymeration of styrene
  • 8) Polystyrene pyrolysis
  • 9) Copolymeration of styrene and maleic anhydride
  • 10) Cellulose triacetate synthesis
  • 11) Copper silk
  • 12) PETP solvolysis using amyl alcohol and alkaline catalysis
  • 13) Unsaturated polyester resins hardening, plastic concrete
Literature
    recommended literature
  • PROKOPOVÁ, Irena. Makromolekulární chemie. Vyd. 2., přeprac. Praha: Vydavatelství VŠCHT, 2007. 207 s. ISBN 9788070806623. info
  • KUČERA, Miloslav. Makromolekulární chemie :synthesa makromolekul. 1. vyd. Brno: VUTIUM, 1999. 157 s. ISBN 80-214-1330-1. info
Teaching methods
laboratory practice
Assessment methods
Compulsory attendance of all practices (exercises).
Draw up reports from all exercises.
Final written exam.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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