619-2008/01 – Physical Chemistry I (FCH I)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Physical Chemistry and Theory of Technological ProcessesCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Kamila Kočí, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Kamila Kočí, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation2015/2016
Intended for the facultiesUSPIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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KOC33 prof. Ing. Kamila Kočí, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- calculate the behavior of gases - orientate in the use of basic thermodynamic functions - calculate the heat of reaction and equilibrium simpler chemical reactions - analyse phase diagrams and solve the vapor-liquid equilibrium for ideal behavior - calculate the kinetics of simple reactions

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Compulsory literature:

[1]ATKINS,Peter; De Paula,Julio. Elements of Physical chemistry. Fifth Edition. Oxford: University of Oxford, 2009. 578s.

Recommended literature:

[1] ATKINS P.W., DE PAULA J., Physical Chemistry, Oxford University Press, 2010, ISBN 9780199543373.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

No other activities are required.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Basic terms, thermodynamic system, thermodynamic process, state properties. 2. State behavior of gases, ideal gas equation. Real gas. 3. The first law of thermodynamics, internal energy, heat, work and their calculation. 4. Enthalpy, heat of reaction, standard enthalpy of formation, Hess and Kirchhoff´s law. 5. II. law of thermodynamics, entropy. Entropy processes. 6. Helmholtz and Gibbs energy, their significance. law of thermodynamics. 7. Chemical potential, activity, equilibrium, Gibbs phase law. 8. Phase equilibria in one-component systems, Clapeyron equation. 9. Equilibrium in multicomponent systems, phase diagrams. 10.The solubility of gases in liquids, equilibrium in condensed systems. 11.Chemical equilibria, influencing the chemical reaction equilibrium composition. 12.The reaction in the liquid phase, the ionic equilibrium, the solubility of salts in water. 13.Introduction to Electrochemistry, Faraday's law, a galvanic cell. 14.Basic concepts of chemical kinetics, reaction rate, rate equation.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester, validity until: 2015/2016 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 30  20
        Examination Examination 70  20
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

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2015/2016 (B3968) Applied Sciences and Technologies (3901R076) Applied Sciences and Technologies P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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