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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Manufacture and processing of polymer materials - N112043
Title: Výroba a zpracování polymerních materiálů
Guaranteed by: Department of Polymers (112)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2014 to 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:5
E-Credits: winter s.:5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:3/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Guarantor: Roda Jan prof. Ing. CSc.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
The subject is focused on theoretical fundaments of technological process for polymer manufacture, manufacture and modification of commodity polymers and methods of their processing to final products.
Last update: TAJ112 (28.11.2013)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

Understand the procedures of industrial polymers manufacture

Understand the basic methods of polymer materials processing

Last update: TAJ112 (06.08.2013)
Literature -

R:Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, J.Wiley Sons, Interscience, Publ., 4th edition, New York, 1999-2012,

A:Elias H.-G.: Macromolecules, VFol: Industrial Polymers and Syntheses, Wiley-VCH Verlag Gmbh, Weinheim 2007, ISBN 978-3-527-31173-6

Last update: TAJ112 (06.08.2013)
Learning resources -

Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, J. Wiley & Sons (

Last update: TAJ112 (06.08.2013)
Syllabus -

1. Basic data about world-wide polymer production, source base of polymer chemistry, types of polymerization reactors, basic types of polymerization processes.

2. Polyethylene and ethylene copolymers. Chemical modifications of polyethylene.

3. Polypropylene and its copolymers. Polymers and copolymers of isobutene, cycloalkene polymerization.

4. Polystyrene and styrene copolymers, ABS polymers.

5. Dienes polymerization. Polybutadiene elastomers, liquid and thermoplastic rubbers. Polyisoprene, polychloroprene.

6. Polyvinylchloride and vinylchloride copolymers. Fluoroplastics and fluorinated elastomers. Polyvinylesters, polyvinylacetate, polyvinylalcohol, polyvinylacetals.

7. Polymethacrylates a polyacrylates. Polyacrylonitrile, acrylonitril copolymers. Polyethers, polyphenyleneoxide, polyformaldehyde.

8. Polyesters -linear, polycarbonates. Alkydes-simple, modified, unsaturated polyesters.

9. Polyamides -aliphatic, aromatic. Polyurethanes.

10. Silicones. Epoxide polymers. Phenol plastics, aminoplastics

11. Additives and manufacture of polymeric compounds

12. Processing of polymers in liquid state (Dip molding, casting, coating, foaming, printing)

13. Processing of polymers (compressing, extrusion, injection moulding, blow moulding, print)

14. Processing of polymers by forming (thermoforming, coldforming, by under/overpressure)

Last update: TAJ112 (19.04.2013)
Registration requirements -

Macromolecular chemistry

Last update: TAJ112 (06.08.2013)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0.1 2
Účast na přednáškách 1.5 42
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0.2 6
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 3.2 90
5 / 5 140 / 140
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Oral examination 100