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Course, academic year 2021/2022
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 2021 to 2022
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
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Guarantor: Vránová Lenka Ing. Ph.D.
Kadeřábková Alena Ing. Ph.D.
Class: Základní laboratoře
Annotation -
Last update: Hrdlička Zdeněk doc. Ing. Ph.D. (15.09.2023)
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.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kalousková Radka Ing. CSc. (17.01.2018)

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

Literature -
Last update: Vránová Lenka Ing. Ph.D. (09.01.2018)

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

Learning resources -
Last update: Vránová Lenka Ing. Ph.D. (13.02.2018)

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

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: Vránová Lenka Ing. Ph.D. (13.02.2018)

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.

Syllabus -
Last update: Sokolohorskyj Anatolij Ing. Ph.D. (14.09.2023)

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. Summary, examination test

8. Properties og natural and butadienestyrene rubber and their vulcanizates

9. Identification of elastomers and vulcanizates

10.PVC paste, preparation, processing, stability

11.Influence of structure on plastics properties

12.Summary, examination test

Entry requirements -
Last update: Vránová Lenka Ing. Ph.D. (09.01.2018)

Examination in Macromolecular chemistry.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Vránová Lenka Ing. Ph.D. (09.01.2018)

Macromolecular chemistry, Organic chemistry I

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Vránová Lenka Ing. Ph.D. (13.02.2018)

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

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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