Specialized laboratory – polymeric materials - M112011
Title: Laboratoř specializace - polymerní materiály
Guaranteed by: Department of Polymers (112)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2019 to 2022
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:7
E-Credits: winter s.:7
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/10, 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
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Vránová Lenka Ing. Ph.D.
Class: Základní laboratoře
Interchangeability : N112018
Examination dates   Schedule   
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Annotation -
Specialized laboratory - polymeric materials is focused on preparation of polymers by radical, ionic and polycondensation mechanisms, kinetic of polymerization reactions, determination of basic physical and chemical characteristics of prepared polymers and adopting of basic methods in identification of polymer samples.
Last update: Vránová Lenka (22.02.2018)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to: (i) prepare polymers with different procedures, (ii) characterize prepared polymers, (iii) evaluate kinetic of polymerization and (iv) identify basic polymers.

Last update: Hladíková Jana (04.01.2018)
Literature -

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

Last update: Vránová Lenka (09.01.2018)
Learning resources -

Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, J. Wiley @ Sons (available at https://pol.vscht.cz/)

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 -

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

2. Anionic polymerization

3. Equilibrium polycondensation

4. Copolymerization of styrene and maleic anhydride

5. Coordination polymerization of alkenes

6. Controlled polymerization of styrene

7. Kinetics of polyesterification reaction

8. Dilatometric monitoring of radical polymerization kinetics

9. Determination of viscosity-average molar mass

10. Determination of number-average molar mass by end-group titration

11. Preparation of silicone rubber

12. Polymerization casting

13. Identification of polymers

14. Summary, examination test

Last update: Sokolohorskyj Anatolij (14.09.2023)
Entry requirements -

To pass examination from Macromolecular chemistry.

Last update: Hladíková Jana (04.01.2018)
Registration requirements -

Macromolecular Chemistry, Organic Chemistry I

Last update: Hladíková Jana (04.01.2018)
Course completion requirements -

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

Last update: Vránová Lenka (13.02.2018)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast v laboratořích (na exkurzi nebo praxi) 5 140
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 2 56
7 / 7 196 / 196
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Report from individual projects 70
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 30