Course: Laboratory II

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Course title Laboratory II
Course code KCHTFR/LAB2
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Tišlová Renata, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Hurtová Alena, Ing.
  • Kolinkeová Blanka, Ing.
  • Lesniaková Petra, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Preparation of aqueous and non-aqueous solutions. Analytical chemistry - qualitative and quantitative analysis. Properties of organic substances, natural and synthetic polymers. Basic types of chemical reactions, chemical calculations (e.g. mass, mole and volume fraction). Measuring pH. Qualitative microanalyses of natural polymers. Preparation of paints. Quantification of water-soluble inorganic salts in building materials

Learning activities and teaching methods
Laboratory work
Learning outcomes
The target of this subject is to check and primarily to complete theoretical knowledge in organic and inorganic chemistry.
Students get practical experience with materials and methods commonly used in conservation profession. Students obtain basic knowledge in the field of chemical technology of monument conservation. In addition to, students obtain experience with written documents.
Students must pass Basics of Chemistry I and should attend the course Basics of Chemistry II.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

Students gain credits if they attend the laboratory course performing given experiments and submitting laboratory report at the end of the semester.
Recommended literature
  • Ďurovič, M. a kol. Restaurování a konzervování archiválií a knih. Praha, Paseka, 2002.
  • Kotlík, P. a kolektiv. Stavební materiály historických objektů. Praha, 1999.
  • Kubička, R., Zelinger, J. Výkladový slovník malířství, grafika, restaurování. Praha, 2004.
  • Losos, L. Pozlacování a polychromie. Grada Praha, 2005.
  • Lukeš I., Mička, Z. Anorganická chemie II.. Praha, 1998.
  • Mička, Z., Lukeš, I. Anorganická chemie I.. Praha, 1999.
  • Pacák, J. Stručné základy organické chemie. Praha, 1975.
  • Šimůnková, E., Bayerová, T. Pigmenty. praha, 1999.
  • Zelinger, J. a kol. Chemie v práci konzervátora a restaurátora. Academia, Praha, 1987.
  • Zelinger, J. Rozpouštědla v restaurátorské praxi, učební texty pro VŠCHT.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Restoration Restoration and Conservation of Art on Paper and Related Materials (2013) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Restoration Restoration and Conservation of Stone and Related Materials (2013) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Restoration Restoration and Conservation of Wall Painting and Sgraffito (2013) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Restoration Restoration and Conservation of Paper, Bookbinding and Documents (2013) Art and applied art 1 Summer