617-2021/01 – General Chemistry (OCH)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ChemistryCredits2
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Šárka Langová, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Šárka Langová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOS47 doc. RNDr. Bruno Kostura, Ph.D.
LAN37 doc. Ing. Šárka Langová, CSc.
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

- Acquirement of the basic terms in the field of the atomic structure and chemical bonding - Knowledge of the relationship between the properties of elements and periodicity of the electron shell build-up - Knowledge of the patterns of the chemical reactions course - Arrangement and enumeration of chemical equations, performing stoichiometric calculations - Fundamentals of thermodynamics and kinetics of chemical reactions. - Acidobasic and oxidation-reduction chemical reactions.

Teaching methods



Introduction to general chemistry. The electron shell structure, the periodic table and chemical bonding. Chemical kinetics, equilibrium and energetic changes at the chemical reactions. Acid-base and oxidation-reduction reactions. Principles of electrochemistry. Chemistry of coordination compounds.

Compulsory literature:

http://www.highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0073656011/ Langová, Šárka, Jana Lešková. Basic Chemistry. Ostrava: VŠB TUO, 2005. ISBN 80-248-0988-5

Recommended literature:

CHANG, Raymond. Chemistry. 4 th edition. Hightstown, USA, Mc Graw-Hill, 1991. ISBN 0-07-010518-9.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Written and oral exam.


Other requirements

There are no additional requirements for students.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Chemical nomenclature. Basic terms. Calculation of the mixture composition. Atom structure. 2. Stoichiometric calculations. Mass balance of the simple system. 3. Electron configuration. Chemical bonding. 4. Periodic table patterns. 5. States of matter. Phase diagram of one-component system. Ideal gas laws. 6. Chemical reactions. Chemical kinetics. 7. Energetic changes at chemical reactions. Fundamentals of thermodynamics. 8. Chemical equilibrium. 9. Acid-base reactions in solutions and melts. 10. Oxidation-reduction reactions. 11. Electrochemical series of potentials. Galvanic cells. Electrolysis.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 50%

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0719A270001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0719A270001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0719A270001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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