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Chemical Technology

Program: 
Chemistry
ECTS: 
9
Lecturer: 
Dr Łukasz John
Type: 
Compulsory
Lecture
Number of hours: 
2h X 15 weeks = 30 hours (1 semester)
Laboratory
Number of hours: 
2h X 15 weeks = 30 hours (1 semester)
Seminar
Number of hours: 
2h X 15 weeks = 30 hours (1 semester)
Objective: 

Assumed results of education upon receiving a credit for a module, a student knows:
- basic terms, technological principles, basic terminology
- design and integration of technological processes
- scale shifting aspects, the economics of production
- basic technological processes (inorganic technology, organic technology, biotechnology, nanotechnology, polymer industry)
- examples of inorganic and organic synthesis technologies, polymers, environmentally friendly technologies
- the row materials used in chemical industry
- the methods of assessment and recycling of materials

Acquired Knowledge
Student:
- Knows basic definitions, technological principles, unit operations and processes
- Knows the rudiments of industrial chemistry
- Knows examples of inorganic and organic synthesis technologies, metals, polymers, material processing, environmentally friendly technologies
- Knows the raw materials used in chemical industry
- Knows the methods of assessment and recycling of materials
Acquired Skills
Student:
- Is able to prepare a simplified technological project of a chemical process
- Is able to prepare mass and heat balance for a simple technological process
- Complies with safety regulations in a laboratory
- Is in possession of practical skills within the technology on a laboratory scale
- Analyzes the results of laboratory experiments
- Applies IT techniques for processing and management of experimental data
- Elaborates reports on laboratory examinations
- Searches for information in specialist literature in both Polish and English individually
Social competences
Student
- Complies with the safety regulations in a laboratory
- Is aware of the risks connected with the application of appropriate chemicals technologies
- Abides by the principles of professional ethics
- Is able to work in a team

Assessment: 

lecture: written exam
laboratory: quiz and lab report
seminar: quiz and project

Prerequisites: 

Credited subjects: basic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry

Contents: 

 Lecture and seminar

-      Basic concepts, technological pronciples, unit operations and processes, technological schemes, material balances

-      Chemical technology relations to fundamental science

-      Technological process development, physico-chemical basis of technological processes

-      Chemical and technological concepts of the technological processes

-      Research scaled in lab

-      Process project of installation

-      Technological project, basic type of chemical reactors

-      Review of more valid chemical technologies

-      Polymer manufacturing (chosen synthesis, resources, product properties, applications)

-      Chosen biotechnological processes

-      Chemical industry resources, utilization of renewable resources

-      Economics of technological process

Laboratory

-      Consumer products, detergents and cosmetics (synthesis and assessment of technology effectiveness)

-      Pharmaceutical chemistry (obtaining of chosen ointments and creams)

-      Biodiesel

-      Biomaterials (obtaining of biodegradable tissue scaffolds, biopolymers)

-      Chemistry and technology of polymers (polyurethanes, polyaniline, polystyrene, poly(acryl amides), polypiroles)

-      Industry analytics