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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Synthesis and characterization of membrane materials - M105011
Title: Syntéza a charakterizace membránových materiálů
Guaranteed by: Department of Inorganic Technology (105)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:3
E-Credits: winter s.:3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Fíla Vlastimil doc. Dr. Ing.
Interchangeability : N105030
Annotation -
The aim of this course is to make students familiar with the preparation and characterization of inorganic, polymeric and composite membranes. The attention will be paid to the synthesis of separation layers and their supports. Possibilities of membrane mechanical properties improvement will be discussed too.
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (04.01.2018)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

• know the methods of polymeric, inorganic and composite membranes preparation

• know the basic methods of membrane characterization

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (04.01.2018)
Literature -

R: Mulder M., Basic Principles of Membrane Technology, 2nd Edition, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, ISBN 079234247X(HB),0792342488(PB)

R: Mallada R., Menendez M., Inorganic Membranes: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications, Elsevier Science, 2008, ISBN 9780444530707

R: Sata T., Ion Exchange Membranes - Preparation, characterisation, modification and application, RSC, Cambridge 2004, ISBN 0854045902

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (04.01.2018)
Learning resources -


Last update: Pátková Vlasta (04.01.2018)
Requirements to the exam -

Elaboration of individual project according to the assignment.

Last update: Fíla Vlastimil (18.02.2018)
Syllabus -

1. Introduction, basic membrane types (materials, structure etc.)

2. Polymeric nonporous and porous membranes; synthesis of materials, membrane preparation, characterization

3. Polymeric membranes with controlled structure; relation to transport parameters

4. Mixed matrix membranes; preparation, characterization

5. Preparation of ion selective polymeric membranes - cation selective membranes

6. Preparation of ion selective polymeric membranes - anion selective membranes

7. Perspective microporous materials for membrane applications

8. Basic methods of membrane preparation

9. Supports and materials for composite membrane preparation

10. Methods of microporous membrane preparation

11. Methods of membrane characterization

12. Characterization of membrane using permeation measurement - one component systems

13. Characterization of membrane using permeation measurement - multi-component systems

14. Characterization of ion-exchange membranes

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (04.01.2018)
Course completion requirements -

The course is closed by completing individual project according to the assignment. The examination has a written form.

Last update: Fíla Vlastimil (18.02.2018)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 0.5 14
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0.5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
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