480-8671 – Solid State Physics and Chemistry (FCHPL)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Physics
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. RNDr. Jiří Luňáček
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
480-8671/01 2018/2019 2020/2021 6
480-8671/02 2018/2019 2020/2021 6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Classify and compare basic types of the crystal structures and bonds Demonstrate basic heat properties of crystals Discuss and interpret the elastic and plastic deformation of the crystals Classify simple alloys and their arrangement Characterize fundamental ideas in crystal thermodynamic – phase equilibrium and phase diagrams

Teaching methods



The course builds on the knowledge of mathematics, physics and chemistry. The aim of the course is to acquaint students with basic concepts and methods in physics and solid state chemistry especially in the field of crystal structure with emphasis on applications in material engineering.

Compulsory literature:

HAASEN, P.: Physical Metallurgy, Cambridge University Press, 3rd edition, Cambridge 1996. ISBN 0 521 55092 0;

Recommended literature:

BORG, R. J., DIENES, G. J.: The Physical Chemistry of Solids, Academic Press, Inc., London, 1992. ISBN 0 12 118420 X.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.