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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Laboratory of chemistry and technology of polymeric materials - B112006
Title: Laboratoř chemie a technologie polymerních materiálů
Guaranteed by: Department of Polymers (112)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2023 to 2023
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:4
E-Credits: winter s.:4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/6, MC [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: Vránová Lenka Ing. Ph.D.
Kadeřábková Alena Ing. Ph.D.
Class: Základní laboratoře
Annotation -
The subject is suitable for the students that chose a preliminary topic of their bachelor thesis at the Department of polymers. The content of Laboratory of chemistry and technology of polymeric materials is to learn about basic techniques of polymeric materials production and processing, measurement of their mechanical, physical and chemical properties. Prerequsities: to pass examination in Macromolecular chemistry.
Last update: Hrdlička Zdeněk (15.09.2023)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

(i) prepare polymers with different morphology and with different procedures

(ii)undestand and use selected processing technologies and determinate some plastics and rubbers properties

Last update: Kalousková Radka (17.01.2018)
Literature -

R: Brožek J. a kolektiv: Laboratorní cvičení z makromolekulární chemie, VŠCHT Praha 2016, ISBN 978-80-7080-945-7

Last update: Vránová Lenka (14.05.2024)
Learning resources -

Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, J. Wiley @ Sons (available on

Last update: Vránová Lenka (13.02.2018)
Requirements to the exam -

Before passing the laboratory work, student will be examined in writing or verbally. Upon showing the knowledge (at least 50%), the student will be admitted to his own laboratory work.

Last update: Vránová Lenka (13.02.2018)
Syllabus -

The subject is suitable for the students that chose a preliminary topic of their bachelor thesis at the Department of polymers.

1. Introduction, health and safety at work - entry training

2. Block polymerization of styrene

3. Nonequilibrium polycondensation

4. Polymeranalogic reaction

5. Emulsion polymerization of styrene

6. Suspension polymerization of styrene

7. Polymeric casting

8. Summary, examination test

9. Properties og natural and butadienestyrene rubber and their vulcanizates

10. Identification of elastomers and vulcanizates

11. PVC paste, preparation, processing, stability

12. Influence of structure on plastics properties

13. Summary, examination test

Last update: Hrdlička Zdeněk (15.09.2023)
Entry requirements -

Examination in Macromolecular chemistry.

Last update: Vránová Lenka (09.01.2018)
Registration requirements -

Macromolecular chemistry, Organic chemistry I

Last update: Vránová Lenka (09.01.2018)
Course completion requirements -

Requirements for obtaining credit are passing all listed works and passing the final summary tests (at least 50%).

Last update: Vránová Lenka (13.02.2018)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast v laboratořích (na exkurzi nebo praxi) 3 84
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
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