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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Fine Chemicals - AM111002
Title: Fine Chemicals
Guaranteed by: Department of Organic Technology (111)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2020
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
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Vyskočilová Eliška doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N111004
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (10.05.2020)
The course builds on Organic technology and discusses the basic categories of fine chemicals: surfactants, dyes, biologically active agents, fragrance and taste agents, auxiliaries for polymers, etc. Students will learn the application of chemistry in various fields of human activity, the principles of action of a large variety of final chemical products, and to establish their syntheses.
Aim of the course -
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Students will be able to:

  • assess the application of chemistry in various fields
  • describe the principles of the effects of a large variety of finished chemical products, and basic synthesis
  • describe the basis of the production and use of each category of specialty chemicals
Literature -
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R:Zbirovský M., Švec P.: Speciální organické výrobky, Skriptum, VŠCHT Praha 1989, 80-7080-034-8

Learning resources -
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Requirements to the exam - Czech
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2 testy v průběhu semestru, ústní zkouška

Syllabus -
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1. Introduction to the subject. Basic relationships. General characteristics of surfactants.

2. Types of anionic surfactants, salts of carboxylic acids, sulfates.

3. Surfactants based on sulfonates and organic phosphates.

4. Nonionic surfactants. Cationic surfactants.

5. Amphoteric surfactants. Ecological aspects in surfactants production and application.

6. Basic types of dyes and pigments, ecological aspects in dyes production.

7. Azodyes, disazodyes, polyazodyes.

8. Anthraquinonic, indigoic and pthalocyaninoic types of dyes.

9. Biologicaly active compounds. Basic types of pharmaceuticals.

10. Pesticides and others agrochemicals. Insecticides. Rodenticides.

11. Fungicides. Herbicides. Ecological aspects of agrochemicals application.

12. Flavors and fragrances. Basic types of monomers.

13. Aditives for polymers.

14. Aditives for plastic materials and rubbers.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (10.05.2020)

Industrial Chemical Technology (Organic Technology), Organic Chemistry I

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (10.05.2020)

Aktivní účast na přednáškách, absolvování dvou průběžných testů v semestru, každý test max 75 bodů. Zakončení předmětu je podmíněno absolvováním ústní zkoušky.