Physical Chemistry I - AB403003
Title: Physical Chemistry I
Guaranteed by: Department of Physical Chemistry (403)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Actual: from 2019 to 2019
Semester: both
Points: 6
E-Credits: 6
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/2, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: not taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Řehák Karel doc. Ing. CSc.
Vrbka Pavel Dr. Ing.
Class: Předměty pro fyzikální chemii
Interchangeability : B403003, N403011, N403011A, N403032, N403035
Is interchangeable with: B403003
Examination dates   Schedule   
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
The subject covers elementary parts of physical chemistry (i.e. basic ideas and quantities, state behaviour, fundamentals of thermodynamics) which are followed by chapters on phase equlibria and chemical equilibria. Basic principles of behaviour and properties of electrolytes are introduced. The final part is devoted to kinetics of chemical reactions.
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Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

  • calculate the state behaviour of gases at low pressures,
  • use basic thermodynamic functions,
  • calculate heats of reactions and solve chemical equilibrium for simple reactions,
  • understand basic phase equilibrium diagrams and solve vapour-liquid equilibrium for ideal systems,
  • calculate basic types of chemical kinetics

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Literature -

R: Atkins P.W., de Paula J., Physical Chemistry, Oxford University Press, 2010, 9780199543373

R: Malijevský A., Physical Chemistry in Brief, Institute of Chemical-technology, 2005. PDF document will be available by the E-learning portal.

Last update: Řehák Karel (13.08.2019)
Learning resources -

Basic information and learning resources: See E-learning

Other literature and learning applications:

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Teaching methods -

Lectures and seminar meetings.

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Requirements to the exam -

See E-learning

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Syllabus -

1. Basic terminology, thermodynamic system, thermodynamic process, state properties.

2. State behaviour of gases, equation of state of ideal gas. Real gas and its behaviour.

3. 1st law of thermodynamics. Internal energy, heat, work.

4. Enthalpy, heat of reaction, standard enthalpy of formation. Hess and Kirchhoff's laws.

5. 2nd law of thermodynamics, entropy. Entropy changes on selected processes.

6. Helmholtz and Gibbs energy, their significance. 3rd law of thermodynamics.

7. Partial molar quantities, activity, chemical potential, standard states.

8. Phase equilibria in single-component systems, Clapeyron equation.

9. Gibbs phase law, vapour-liquid equilibrium in ideal systems, phase diagrams.

10.Solubility of gases in liquids, equilibria in condensed systems.

11.Material balance of chemical reactions. Equilibrium constant. Equilibria in electrolyte systems.

12.Equilibrium composition. Reactions in gaseous phase.

13.Faraday´s law, galvanic cells, Nernst equation.

14.Basic terms of chemical kinetics, reaction rate, integration of rate equations.

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Entry requirements -

The basic course of mathematics and physics for batchelor study.

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Registration requirements -

Mathematics A

Last update: Řehák Karel (19.05.2019)
Course completion requirements -

Acquiring credit (meeting the minimum requirements of the computational part)

The exam test

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Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 50
Oral examination 50