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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Computer Graphics for Visualizing the Structure of Molecules - D108007
Title: Počítačová grafika pro vizualizaci molekul
Guaranteed by: Department of Solid State Chemistry (108)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2012
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:0
E-Credits: winter s.:0
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/0, other [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
Guarantor: Hušák Michal doc. Dr. Ing.
Annotation -
Last update: TAJ108 (20.05.2014)
The aim of this course is to teach students to use the programs for molecular visualization and to refresh information's about the methods how to obtain the initial data for visualization. A general introduction to the development of visualization software is also included.
Aim of the course -
Last update: TAJ108 (20.05.2014)

Students will be able to:

Develop the software for visualization of molecules;

Use the most important existing programs for molecular visualization;

Prepare initial data for visualization;

Be able to program simple visualization software itself;

Literature -
Last update: TAJ108 (20.05.2014)

R:Hudec B., Základy počítačové grafiky, skripta ČVUT Praha,2007,9788001036082

A:Foley James D., Computer Graphics, Addison-Wesley,1999,0201848406

Syllabus -
Last update: TAJ108 (20.05.2014)

1. History of computer graphics development

2. Mathematics for computer graphics

3. Image and the possibility of its representation

4. Technics for the manipulation with 2D images

5. Rendering, raytracing, visualization of volumetric data

6. Software suitable for molecular visualization

7. Basics of programming in C language

8. Hardware acceleration of graphical operations; base information about OpenGL

9. Typical approaches for chemical data visualization

10. Hardware components required for visualization

11. Stereoscopic visualization, VR techniques

12. Introduction to animation techniques, movies processing

13. Volumetric visualization; application to electronic density and force field

14. Current trends in computer graphics

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Hušák Michal doc. Dr. Ing. (08.04.2014)

Exam - 3 questions

Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Oral examination 100