9360-0103/04 – Physical chemistry (CH-F)

Gurantor departmentCNT - Nanotechnology CentreCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jana Seidlerová, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Jana Seidlerová, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesUSPIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HLA321 Ing. Dominik Hlaváč
TES118 Ing. Ivana Kotlařová
MAT27 prof. Ing. Vlastimil Matějka, Ph.D.
SEI40 prof. Ing. Jana Seidlerová, CSc.
TOK006 doc. Ing. Jonáš Tokarský, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student who completed the course can define and characterize the physical chemistry as a scientific discipline, knows all the fundamental physical-chemical laws. Student gains knowledge in description of the chemical processes from the point of view of thermodynamics and kinetics and is able to apply this knowledge in the solution of particular given chemical processes.

Teaching methods

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The subject is focused on teaching the fundamentals of physical chemistry students are going to expand on in following courses – e.g. Analytical Chemistry, Introduction to Quantum Physic and Chemistry and subjects focused to methods of the of Nanomaterials preparation. The course is going to provide knowledge on chemical thermodynamics, non-electrolyte and electrolyte system equilibriums, and equilibriums of homogeneous and heterogeneous chemical reactions. The second part of the course is focused on the description of the kinetics and theories chemical reactions mechanisms.

Compulsory literature:

ATKINS, P., W., Paula, J.: Atkin´s Physical Chemistry. Oxford UP 2003, ISBN 0198792859. Kuhn, H., Forsterling, H.D., Waldeck, D. H., Principles of physical chemistry, Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2009. ISBN: 9780470089644 (cd), 0470089644 (cd). Elliott, J., Physical chemistry - Workbooks in chemistry, Oxford University Press, E. Pageth (Editor) 2017. ISBN: 978-0-19-872949-5.

Recommended literature:

BALL, D., W. Physical Chemistry, Benjam. Cumm., 2005. ISBN 0534266584.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Student writes up seminar working with practical application of thermochemistry.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

The course is divided into several basic blocks: - Introduction, matter and its macroscopic properties. - Thermodynamics, basic thermodynamic laws and their consequences. - Thermodynamics of liquid, gaseous and solids states. - Thermodynamics of one-component and multicomponent systems. - Chemical thermodynamics. - Equilibrium in systems nonelecrolytes and electrolytes, equilibrium of chemical reactions. - Equilibrium on the interface. - Chemical kinetic, description of the rate of chemical processes, mechanisms of chemical processes. Homogeneous and heterogeneous processes.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer 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 40  20
        Examination Examination 60  31 3
Mandatory attendence participation: 100 % participation in tests.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2018/2019 (N2658) Computational Sciences (2612T078) Computational Sciences P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N2658) Computational Sciences (2612T078) Computational Sciences P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N2658) Computational Sciences (2612T078) Computational Sciences P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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