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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Inorganic Chemistry: Laboratory I - S101003
Title: Inorganic Chemistry: Laboratory I
Guaranteed by: Department of Inorganic Chemistry (101)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2021 to 2021
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/3, MC [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: AB101004
Guarantor: Rubešová Kateřina doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Class: Základní laboratoře
Pre-requisite : {prerekvizita pro Laboratoř z anorganické chemie I ("výpočty")}, {x}
Is interchangeable with: AB101004
In complex pre-requisite: AB110005, B110005, N110002
Annotation -
Students are acquainted with the principles of work safety, basic laboratory equipment and basic experimental procedures. Preparation tasks and qualitative chemical reactions complement students' theoretical knowledge of the characteristic properties of the elements and compounds.
Last update: Rubešová Kateřina (13.02.2018)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able:

  • to move safely in laboratory

  • to perform basic laboratory procedures

  • to combine theoretical knowledge with experimental outputs

  • to evaluate independently the results of their work and make a detailed task description in the final report
Last update: Rubešová Kateřina (13.02.2018)
Literature -

Sýkorová D.: Inorganic chemistry I: Laboratory manual, VŠCHT Praha (

Housecroft C.E., Sharpe A.G.: Inorganic Chemistry, Person Education Limited, 4th edition, 2014

Last update: Rubešová Kateřina (13.02.2018)
Learning resources -

RUBEŠOVÁ, K. Basic chemical calculations. VŠCHT Praha, 2016 (pdf):

Programme of the Inorganic Chemistry: Laboratory I course (pdf):

Laboratory records (doc):

CLP pictograms for compounds and mixtures:

Safety in laboratory and basic laboratory procedures (videos):

Last update: Rubešová Kateřina (13.02.2018)
Requirements to the exam -
  • regular tests in the beginning of each laboratory day (theoretical background and laboratory calculation)
  • final test (knowledge based on laboratory work and laboratory calculation)
  • reports from chosen laboratory tasks

Last update: Rubešová Kateřina (14.02.2018)
Syllabus -

1. Work safety in laboratory, laboratory rules, laboratory records.

2. Basic laboratory equipment.

3. Essential laboratory procedures - dissolution, filtration, evaporation, precipitation, decantation, work with a test tube.

4. Essential laboratory operations - crystallization, weighing, determination of density, pH determination.

5. Oxidation-reduction reactions - carried out in solution and in solid state.

6. Chemistry of non-metals - reactions of non-metals and their compounds.

7. Preparation of important compounds of selected elements and their reactions.

8. Important qualitative reactions of anions and their determination in unknown samples.

9. Chemistry of metals - reactions of metals and their compounds.

10. Coordination compounds of transition metals.

11. Qualitative reactions of cations, their separation and identification in unknown samples.

12. Mass balance of preparative experiments.

Last update: Rubešová Kateřina (13.02.2018)
Registration requirements -

General and Inorganic Chemistry I

Chemical Calculations

Last update: Rubešová Kateřina (13.02.2018)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast v laboratořích (na exkurzi nebo praxi) 2 56
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
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