617-0938/03 – Chemistry of Burning and Fire Extinguishing (CHHH)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ChemistryCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Pánek, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Pánek, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFBIIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
PAN37 doc. Ing. Petr Pánek, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0
Combined Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to introduce students of the doctoral programs with the latest developments in the chemistry of combustion processes and fire extinguishing. Attention is also paid to the characteristics of combustion products.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

Summary of findings on the issue of flammability of materials. Thermodynamics and kinetics of redox processes. Burning as redox process.Thermal, chemical and biological processes of self-combustion. The current theory of the combustion process. Properties of products of combustion. Fire extinguishing process and extinguishing agents by their physical and chemical effects.Chemistry of water. Fire retardants.

Compulsory literature:

[1] Glassman, Irvin. Combustion. 3rd ed. San Diego, Calif: Academic Press, 1996 (*) (*) available from the university web as an e-book

Recommended literature:

[1])Spiro, T.G. Stigliani W.M.: Chemistry of the Environment Elsevir 2003 [2]Yoshida, Tadao, Yuji Wada, and Natalie Foster. Safety of Reactive Chemicals and Pyrotechnics Industrial safety series, 5. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1995(*) [3] Eckhoff, Rolf K. Dust Explosions in the Process Industries. 3rd ed. Amsterdam: Gulf. Professional Pub 2003

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

They will be specified according to the thesis topic.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Combustion. Energy changes during burning and explosion processes. Kinetics of homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions.Thermodynamic characteristics of combustibles. Types of flames, the flame temperature. Burning of dust mixtures, gasous, liquid and solid substances. Methods of fire suppression. 2. Spontaneous combustion. Flammability of materials and their establishing. Thermal and chemical combustion. Autoignition based on biochemical processes. Methods of monitoring processes of thermooxidation. 3. Fire. Mechanism of the fire extinguishing processes. Types of extinguishing agents. Surfactants, foam formation theory. Water chemistry (the presence and distribution, chemical and physical properties). 4.The chemical and toxicological properties of combustion products

Conditions for subject completion

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