546-0456/02 – Biotechnology of Plastics (BioPl)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits3
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Daniela Plachá, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Daniela Plachá, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2006/2007Year of cancellation2014/2015
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
PLA88 prof. Ing. Daniela Plachá, Ph.D.
SKR0023 Ing. Kateřina Škrlová
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The lectures are aimed to introduce students to basic knowlegde of preparation of polymers and plastics on the basis of biotechnologies.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

The lectures introduce students to basic knowledge of preparation of biopolymers and plastics by biotechnology, further to basic knowledge of applications of these materials and their properties, comparison of these materials with common polymers.

Compulsory literature:

[1] Wool RP. Bio-Based Polymers and Composites, Elsevier Academic Press, 620 s, ISBN-10: 0127639527, 2005. [2] Khemani KC., Scholz C. Degradable Polymers and Materials. Principles and Practice., American Chemical Society, 442 s., ISBN13: 9780841239722, 2006. [3] Pilla S. Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications, 620 s., ISBN: 978-0-470-62607-8, 2011. [4] Plat DK. Biodegradable polymers, Smithers Rapra, 166 s., ISBN: 978-1-85957-519-2, 2006.

Recommended literature:

[1] Vladkova TG. Surface Engineering of Polymeric Biomaterials, Smithers Rapra, 590s. , ISBN: 9781847356581, 2013

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Other requirements

Seminar paper with defined topic

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction 2. Macromolecular chemistry, polymers, plastics - introduction 3. Properties and applications, advantages and disadvantages of common polymers 4. Polymers produced on the base of biotechnologies 5. Properties, reactivity, environmental resistance, biodegradability 6. Applications, comparison with common used industrial polymers.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester, validity until: 2014/2015 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2013/2014 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T029) Mineral Biotechnology P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T029) Mineral Biotechnology P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T029) Mineral Biotechnology P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T029) Mineral Biotechnology P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T029) Mineral Biotechnology P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
Subject block without study plan - HGF - P 2014/2015 Full-time Czech Optional HGF - Faculty of Mining and Geology stu. block