Course: General Chemistry

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Course title General Chemistry
Course code AFC/OBC1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
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
  • Bártová Iveta, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Trávníček Zdeněk, prof. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Štarha Pavel, doc. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Drahoš Bohuslav, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Pastorek Richard, prof. RNDr. CSc.
  • Čajan Michal, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Klanicová Alena, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Křikavová Radka, Mgr. PhD.
  • Herchel Radovan, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
- basic chemical terms and laws - structure of atom, atomic structure and periodic system, atomic nucleus and its properties, radioactivity - molecular structure and chemical bond, hydrogen bond and weak interactions - coordination compounds - chemical reactions, thermodynamics and kinetics of chemical reactions - state of matter and phase changes - gaseous state of matter, ideal and real gas behaviour, ideal and real gas equations, kinetic theory - properties of solutions, solulibility equilibria - acid-base equilibria in aqueous and non-aqueous environments, and gas phase - electrochemistry - solid state, basic principles of crystallography - methods of structural analysis, RTG analysis, thermic analysis, spectroscopic methods

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Preparation for the Exam - 60 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 60 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 24 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Acquiring of basic chemical principles and chemical research methods.

Chemical knowledge within the scope of grammar school education. Seminar: Basic knowledge on secondary school chemistry and chemistry calculations.

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Oral exam, Written exam

The student must pass written test. Minimal successfulness in written tests must be at least 60 %. Students must pass a credit test in seminar OBC1.
Recommended literature
  • B. Hájek, L. Jenšovský, V. Klimešová. (1971). Příklady z obecné a anorganické chemie. SNTL/ALFA Praha.
  • F. Březina a kolektiv. (1994). Stereochemie a některé fyzikálně chemické metody studia anorganických látek. UP, Olomouc.
  • F. Březina, R. Pastorek. (1991). Koordinační chemie. UP, Olomouc.
  • H. Langfeldová a kolektív. (1990). Anorganická chémia: Príklady a úlohy v anorganickej chémii. Alfa, Bratislava.
  • J. Gažo a kolektív. (1981). Všeobecná a anorganická chémia. Alfa, Bratislava.
  • J. Kameníček, Z. Šindelář, M. Klečková. (2009). Příklady a úlohy z obecné a anorganické chemie. VUP Olomouc.
  • J. Klikorka, B. Hájek, J. Votinský:. (1985). Obecná a anorganická chemie. SNTL/ALFA, Praha.
  • J. Navrátil a kolektiv. (1985). Jaderná chemie. Academia, Praha.
  • J. Vacík. (2000). Obecná chemie. Praha.
  • L. Žúrková a kolektív. (1985). Všeobecná chémia. Alfa, Bratislava.
  • O. Fischer a kolektiv. (1983). Fyzikální chemie. SPN, Praha.
  • R. Polák, R. Zahradník. (2000). Obecná chemie. Praha.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
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Faculty of Science Bioinorganic Chemistry (1) Chemistry courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Science Chemistry (1) Chemistry courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Science Biochemistry (1) Chemistry courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Science Nanomaterial Chemistry (2016) Chemistry courses 1 Winter