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Course, academic year 2020/2021
Engineering Thermodynamics - S105011
Title: Engineering Thermodynamics
Guaranteed by: Department of Inorganic Technology (105)
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:7
E-Credits: winter s.:7
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:3/2 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: AM105004
For type:  
Guarantor: Krýsa Josef prof. Dr. Ing.
Paidar Martin doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Z//Is interchangeable with: AM105004
Last update: ROZ105 (20.01.2015)
The module belongs among the basic subjects of the inorganic technology specialization. In the frame of this module students obtain the knowledge from the field of phase equilibria of condensed systems, chemical equilibria and electrochemistry. Emphasis is given to theoretical principles as well as to their connection with real processes in chemical industry.
Aim of the course
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Students will be able to:

• create phase diagrams of condensed systems for 2, 3 and 4 components

• calculate the equilibrium composition for chemical reactions at given pressure and temperature

• calculate equilibrium potencial of electrochemical system

• determine electrochemical reaction rate of common electrochemical systems which are controlled by charge transport or mass transport

Last update: Krýsa Josef prof. Dr. Ing. (23.01.2015)

1. Physical Chemistry (Second Edition), Robert G. Mortimer, ISBN: 978-0-12-508345-4

2. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry.John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Online ISBN: 9783527306732

3. Chemical Thermodynamics, Leo Lue, ISBN: 978-87-7681-497-7

Learning resources
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recommended literature

database of salts solubilities

database of thermodynamic properties of chemical substances

database of standard electrode potencials

Syllabus -
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1. Phase equilibrium in two component systems.

2. Phase equilibrium in three component systems. Graphical representation.

3. Phase equilibrium in four component systems. Graphical representation.

4. Cyclic crystallization between two temperatures.

5. Basic thermodynamic principles, reaction enthalpy, entropy, Gibbs energy.

6. State behavior of gases, relations for behavior of gaseous and liquid mixtures.

7. Conditions for equilibrium in systems with chemical reaction.

8. Equilibrium composition for reactions taking place in liquid and gaseous phase. Heterogeneous systems (gas - solid phase).

9. Simultaneous chemical equilibrium.

10. Adiabatic balance for chemical reaction. Limitation by equilibrium.

11. Charge transport in electrolytes. Basic laws in electrochemistry.

12. Electrode kinetics, activation overpotential.

13. Concentration overpotential. Limiting current density, Mixed electrode potential.

14. Shapes of polarization curves, hydrogen overpotential, oxygen overpotential, polarization curve of Fe in H2S04.

Registration requirements
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Physical Chemistry

Chemical Engineering

Course completion requirements
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For successful course pass:

test from each part must be at least 50% (1 possible repetition for each test)

exam consists from written and oral part

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1,5 42
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 2,1 60
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2,4 66
Účast na seminářích 1 28
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