Course: Chemistry and Technology of Materials

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Course title Chemistry and Technology of Materials
Course code KOANCH/C824
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Lošťák Petr, prof. Ing. DrSc.
Course content
Materials classification. Chemical bonds in solids. Microstructure and crystal structure of solids. Real structure of solids, defects. Mechanical and physical properties of materials. Phase diagrams and their applications. Metals and alloys, iron, steel. Polymers, their classification and characterization. Glass, types of glasses, glass production and processing. Traditional and advanced ceramics.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
Students get information on basic categories of materials. The subjects are materials structure, glass, ceramics, metals, polymers, semiconductors and nanomaterials.
Students get basic orientation on various materials and their basic character and applications.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

Oral examination. Two written tests with 20 questions. Writing a report on a special topics from metallic materials.
Recommended literature
  • J. Pluhař. Nauka o materiálech. SNTL Praha, 1989.
  • W.D. Callister. Fundamentals of materials science and engineering. J.Wiley, New York, 2001.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Chemical Technology Chemistry and Technical Chemistry (2015) Engineering chemistry and chemistry of silicates 3 Winter
Faculty of Chemical Technology Chemistry and Technical Chemistry (2014) Engineering chemistry and chemistry of silicates 3 Winter
Faculty of Chemical Technology Chemistry and Technical Chemistry (2013) Engineering chemistry and chemistry of silicates 3 Winter
Faculty of Chemical Technology Chemistry and Technical Chemistry (2016) Engineering chemistry and chemistry of silicates 3 Winter