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Structures and Applications of Inorganic Compounds

Program: 
Chemistry
ECTS: 
5
Lecturer: 
prof. Jerzy Lisowski
Type: 
Optional
Lecture
Number of hours: 
3h X 15 weeks = 45 hours (1 semester)
Objective: 

- Student learns the relationship between the structure of inorganic compounds, their properties and applications
- Student understands the usage of basic principles of inorganic chemistry in practical applications.
- Student is acquainted with modern inorganic materials and applications of inorganic compounds

Knowledge and understanding
Student acquires extended knowledge of inorganic compounds, their molecular and crystal structures, bonding, properties and applications
Student can indicate the applications of inorganic compounds
Intelectual and practical skills
Student utilizes the principles of inorganic chemistry in practical applications of compounds
Student is able to analyze the relationship between the structure of inorganic compounds, their properties and applications

Assessment: 

Lecture: exam

Prerequisites: 

Passed the exams: Fundamentals of Chemistry, Math methods in chemistry

Contents: 
  • Inorganic polymers

  • glasses and ceramic materials

  • Zeolites and porous materials for gas storage.

  • Lewis acids, superacids and their application

  • Inorganic compounds for medical diagnostics.

  • Semiconductors and superconductors.

  • Carbon nanotubes and graphene.

  • Inorganic compounds in nano scale.

  • Oxidants and their applications.

  • Inorganic compounds in batteries, fuel cells and artificial photosynthesis.

  • Introduction to magnetic and optical materials.