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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Surfactant Chemistry and Detergent Technology - AP322002
Title: Surfactant Chemistry and Detergent Technology
Guaranteed by: Department of Dairy, Fat and Cosmetics (322)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: doctoral
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Šmidrkal Jan prof. Ing. CSc.
Berčíková Markéta Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : D322005, P322002
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
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Deeper understanding of physical, physico-chemical changes of surfactants and chemical reactions of surfactants during their production. Designing the composition of detergents. Options for regulating these processes and changes.
Aim of the course -
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Students will be able:

To have describe and explain physically chemical properties and chemical reactions of surfactants and detergents in the technology. To lead technological

process of production surfactants and detergents, to recognize and remove of undesirable chemical changes and operating deviations.

Literature -
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R: Porter M.R.: Handbook of Surfactants, Chapman and Hall 1994; ISBN 0-7514-0710-6.

A: Lange K.R. : Detergents and cleaners, Hanser Publishers 1994; ISBN 3-446-17307-2

Lai K.-Y.: Liquid detergents, Taylor and Francis 2006, Boca Raton (USA); ISBN: 978-0-8247-5835-6

Hartland S.: Surface and interfacial tension, Measurement, Theory, and Applications, Marcerl Dekker 2004, New York; ISBN:0-8247-5034-9

Learning resources -
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Course materials will be available to enrolled students in printed form.

Syllabus -
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Physicochemical properties of surfactants

Raw materials for the surfactants production

Production technology of surfactants

Anionics, cationics, nonionics and amphoterics surfactants

Raw materials for the detergents production

Technology of their production

Biodegradability of surfactants and detergents

Entry requirements -
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Magister study programme of chemistry, food chemistry or food technology.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (11.09.2019)


Course completion requirements -
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Oral examination.