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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Introduction to laboratory practice - AM217033
Title: Introduction to laboratory practice
Guaranteed by: Department of Water Technology and Environmental Engineering (217)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:1
E-Credits: winter s.:1
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/2, MC [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
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Guarantor: Sýkora Vladimír doc. Ing. CSc.
Class: Základní laboratoře
Last update: Sýkora Vladimír doc. Ing. CSc. (08.09.2022)
The content of the class is focused on the unification of basic laboratory practice at UCT Prague. The course is mainly intended for students who have not completed the full range of laboratory education at the UCT Prague in the bachelor's degree and have not fully mastered the principles of work in the chemical laboratory. It is about tuning the basic laboratory knowledge and skills to a level suitable for the master's degree. Students will be introduced to the principles of work safety, basic chemical calculations, common laboratory equipment and basic laboratory procedures.
Aim of the course
Last update: Sýkora Vladimír doc. Ing. CSc. (08.09.2022)

Students will be able to use physical quantities in chemical practice and the proper using of SI units, to calculate different forms of expressing the composition of mixtures. Students will be able to work safely in a chemistry laboratory, to use common laboratory equipment and perform basic laboratory procedures.

Last update: Sýkora Vladimír doc. Ing. CSc. (06.09.2022)

K. Rubešová, V. Jakeš: Basic Chemical Calculations, VŠCHT Praha, 2018, ISBN: 978-80-7592-025-6

Last update: Sýkora Vladimír doc. Ing. CSc. (08.09.2022)

Working in the laboratory, laboratory rules.

Physical quantities used in analytical chemistry.

Basic chemical calculations.

Basic laboratory equipment.

Key laboratory skills (measurement of mass, volume, preparation of solutions).

Course completion requirements
Last update: Sýkora Vladimír doc. Ing. CSc. (08.09.2022)

The requirement for obtaining the credits is the completion of all exercises. In the case of absence, it is possible to attend a limited number of exercises on an alternative date.