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Carbonaceous raw material for chemical and pharmaceutical industry - M111010
Title: Uhlíkaté suroviny pro chemický a farmaceutický průmysl
Guaranteed by: Department of Organic Technology (111)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:5
E-Credits: winter s.:5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:3/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Old code: TOE
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Zapletal Martin Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N111022
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
This course is closely connected to the concept of chemical technology teaching at the Department of organic technology. The ambition of the course is to contribute to the general engineering profile of its participants. Another important aim is to show and explain the relations between chemical production and other branches of industry. Economical aspects, energy balances, the prevention and active forms of environmental protection of chemical processes are treated as well. Basic petrochemical technologies are important constituents of the course. Importance of thermodynamic and kinetic principles in industrial processes is stressed in the lectures.
Last update: Kubová Petra (04.01.2018)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

  • be orientated in the basis of raw materials for both the chemical, pharmaceutical industry and energetics.
  • to know the primary raw material sources (crude oil, coal, natural gas), to describe their processing
  • to describe in datail production of the basic chemicals (ethylene, propylene, aromatics, methanol and further)
  • to explain basic problems along the change over from raw materials base on crude oil to the alternative

raw materials

Last update: Krupka Jiří (19.02.2018)
Literature -

R: Pašek J.: Uhlíkaté suroviny, Skriptum FCHT, 1996, 8070802499.

R: Blažek J., Rábl V.: Základy zpracování a využití ropy, VŠCHT Praha, 2. ed, 2006, 9788070806197

A: Moulijn J.A., Makkee M., Van Diepen A.: Chemical Process Technology 2nd Edition, John Wiley, 2013, 9781444320251.

A: Clark J., Deswarte F.: Introduction to Chemicals from Biomass, Second Edition, Wiley, 2014, 9781118714485.

Last update: Zámostný Petr (15.11.2022)
Requirements to the exam -

1. Basic knowledges of Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Engineerig

2. Successful pass through of two control tests in half and at the end of semestr.

Form of control test: briefness but truthfulness answers on 18 (1.test), resp. 24 (2.test) questions.

3. Oral examination after complete of item 2.

4. Participation in all day excursion, see.syllabus.

Last update: Kubová Petra (04.01.2018)
Syllabus -

1. Object information`s content, relationship between chemical production,

power and environment

2. Crude oil: occurrence, recovery, transport, composition and primary processing

3. Secondary oil processing: desulfurization, reforming, cracking, oil production

4. Ethylene production by thermal cracking: technology, main products, ethylene


5. Propylene chemistry, processing of C4, C5 fraction and aromatics isolation

6. Chemistry of aromatics, alkylation, nitration, sulfonation and chlorination

ectification of crude oil, continuous reforming and ethylene pyrolysis

7. Natural gas: production, transport, steam reforming and its physico-chemical


8. Technology of the natural gas splitting, production of syngases, hydrogen

nd carbon oxide

9. Coal: combustion, coking, gasification and cool utilization for production of


10. Waste gases desulfurization, modern heat and electric power production

11. C1-Chemistry: CH3OH, MTG-process, hydroformylation,

Fischer-Tropsch process and phosgene

12. Acetylene: production, base of raw materials.

13. Global damage of enviromental, renewable carbonaceous sources

14. Chemical a power utilization of biomass: of the wood, sugars and wegetable oils

Last update: Kubová Petra (04.01.2018)
Registration requirements -


Last update: Kubová Petra (04.01.2018)
Course completion requirements - Czech

kontrolní testy, ústní zkouška

Last update: Krupka Jiří (19.02.2018)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0.2 5
Účast v laboratořích (na exkurzi nebo praxi) 0.3 9
Účast na přednáškách 1.5 42
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2 56
5 / 5 140 / 140