617-2028/01 – Chemical Technologies (CHT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ChemistryCredits6
Subject guarantorMgr. Ivan Koutník, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Ivan Koutník, Ph.D.
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
MIK76 Ing. Zuzana Jankovská, Ph.D.
KOU37 Mgr. Ivan Koutník, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Goals of subject: – to understand the chemical nature of the production of basic chemicals – to be able to apply the rules of chemical equilibrium and kinetics – to understand the choice and function of reactors and process apparatus and the energy demands of their operation – to consider environmental threads and benefits of various procedures Gained knowledge: – introduction to basic mass production of chemical industry – introduction to qualitative behaviour of chemical reactors including heterogeneous catalytic ones Gained experience: – ability to comprehensively balance the technology of a larger scale – ability to analyze the technological production scheme

Teaching methods



Productions of basic reactive chemical materials, inorganic acids, alkalines, oxidating and reducing reagents. Large-volume final products. Used chemical reactions and auxiliary processes and equipment. Organic substances, processing and chemical use of fossil fuels. Qualified production.

Compulsory literature:

WICHTERLE, Kamil. Chemická technologie.[online] Ostrava:VŠB-TUO, 2012. http://homen.vsb.cz/~wih15/Technologie/Chem_Tech.pdf.(accessed March 17, 2018). WICHTERLE, Kamil. Chemické technologie [CD-ROM]. Ostrava: VŠB-TUO, 2012. ISBN 978-80-248-2579-3. HOVORKA, František. Technologie chemických látek. Praha: VŠCHT, 2005. ISBN 80-7080-588-9. KIZLINK, Juraj. Technologie chemických látek: chemický průmysl, koroze, konstrukční materiály, technické plyny, anorganické a organické produkty, dřevo, zpracování uhlí, výroba paliv, petrochemie, pesticidy, tenzidy, plasty a kaučuk, různé přísady, katalyzátory, výbušniny, biotechnologie, doprava, 3rd ed. Brno: VUTIUM, 2005. ISBN 80-214-2913-5. JESS,Andreas, WASSERSCHEID, Peter.Chemical Technology: An Integral Textbook. John Wiley & Sons, 2013. ISBN 3527670610

Recommended literature:

BÜCHNER W., SCHLIEBS R., WINTER G., BÜCHEL K.H. Průmyslová anorganická chemie. Praha:SNTL. 1991. WEISSERMEL K., ARPE H.-J. Průmyslová organická chemie. Praha:SNTL, 1984 PAŠEK, J., SEIFERT, R. Surovinová základna výroby organických látek. Praha: VŠCHT, 1991. DUCHÁČEK V.: Polymery - výroba, vlastnosti, zpracování, použití.[online]; Praha:VŠCHT, 2006. http://vydavatelstvi.vscht.cz/ (accessed March 17, 2018). BLAŽEK J., RÁBL V. Základy zpracování a využití ropy.[online]; VŠCHT Praha:VŠCHT, 2006. http://vydavatelstvi.vscht.cz/(accessed March 17, 2018).

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test and oral exam.


Other requirements

Passing the tests. Take excursions and submit an excursion report.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Large-scale production of chemicals. Reagents, end products. Qualified chemistry. 2. Gas separation. Air, oxygen, nitrogen. Hydrogen; sources, production, use. 3. Bound nitrogen. Ammonia, nitric acid. Reaction equilibrium and kinetics. 4. Sources of sulfur compounds. Sulfuric acid, sulfane, desulphurization of flue gases. 5. Phosphorus. Phosphoric acid, mineral fertilizers. Electrothermal production. 6. Compounds of chlorine and sodium compound. Electrolytic production. 7. Iron and steel. Reduction and oxidation processes in metallurgy. 8. Silicate industry. Glass, ceramics. Mortars. 9. Water. Treatment of drinking and industrial water. Sewage treatment. 10. Carbon and carbonaceous fuels. Coal processing. Oil and natural gas. 11. Petrochemical production. Use of hydrocarbons. C1-C4 chemistry. 12. Polymers. Macromolecular substances, polymerization, polymer processing. 13. Cellulose and paper. Biotechnology.

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 pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 30  16
        Examination Examination 70  35 3
Mandatory attendence participation: 80% attendance at exercise

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0712A130004) Chemical and environmental engineering ZPI P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0712A130004) Chemical and environmental engineering ZPI P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0712A130004) Chemical and environmental engineering ZPI P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

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Assessment of instruction

2021/2022 Winter