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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Structure and Properties of Zeolites - M108003
Title: Struktura a vlastnosti zeolitů
Guaranteed by: Department of Solid State Chemistry (108)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2020
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
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: Koloušek David Ing. CSc.
Interchangeability : N108010
Annotation -
Last update: Fialová Jana (04.01.2018)
The course is focused on understanding the structural relationships of clay minerals, zeolites or molecular sieves and their adsorption, ion-exchangeable, and catalytic properties.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Fialová Jana (04.01.2018)

Students will be able to:

critically evaluate the natural zeolite materials;

orient themselves in the possibilities of using clay minerals, zeolites and molecular sieves.

Literature -
Last update: Fialová Jana (04.01.2018)

A: Ruren Xu et al., Chemistry of Zeolites and Related Porous Materials. Synthesis and structure, Wiley, 2007, 9780470822333

Learning resources -
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lectures to the course - printed PDF version

Syllabus -
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1. Systematic distribution of natural silicates and alumosilicates

2. The structures of clay minerals

3. Properties of clay minerals.

4. Technological use of clay minerals

5. The structures of the most important natural and synthetic zeolites.

6. Ion-exchange reactions of zeolites.

7. The adsorption of gases and vapors on zeolites.

8. Catalytic properties of zeolites

9. Instrumental methods of characterization of zeolites.

10. Technological utilization of natural zeolites.

11. Synthesis of zeolites and molecular sieves.

12. Formation of zeolites in natural conditions.

13. Laboratory preparation of the most common zeolites and their characterization.

14. Excursions (natural sites or an enetrprise based on zeolite technology).

Entry requirements - Czech
Last update: Fialová Jana (04.01.2018)

Pro zápis tohoto předmětu je nutno mít minimálně zapsán předmět N108004

Registration requirements -
Last update: Fialová Jana (04.01.2018)

Introduction to Mineralogy

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Doušová Barbora doc. Ing. CSc. (14.02.2018)

passing the oral exam

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 0.7 20
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2.1 60
3 / 3 80 / 84