Study programmes / B-HE Horticultural Engineering / Chemistry I (pt)
Course code:KCH1
Course title in language of instruction:K-Chemie I
Course title in Czech:K-Chemie I
Course title in English:Chemistry I (pt)
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:part-time, 16/10
(part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:WS 2018/2019 - FH
Name of lecturer:doc. Ing. Josef Balík, Ph.D. (examiner, supervisor)
Ing. Ivo Soural, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Aims of the course:Show the principles of nomenclature of inorganic chemistry compounds and principles of nomenclature of organic compounds. Show the phenomena of general chemistry and fundamentals of physical chemistry.
Course contents:
1.Elementary particles, atoms, electron shell, electronegativity (allowance 2/0)
2.Chemical bond and intermolecular interactions (allowance 2/0)
3.Nomenclature of inorganic compounds (allowance 0/6)
a.periodic table, oxidation number, basic rules
b.nomenclature: ions (cations, anions), oxides, peroxides, hydroxides, sulfides, hydrogen sulphide, halides, cyanides, thiocyanates, hydrides
c.nomenclature: oxoacids, functional derivatives of oxoacids: peroxy acids, thio acids, acids with a higher number of central atoms other derivatives of oxoacids, salts, double salts and coordination compounds

4.Chemical reactions (allowance 2/0)
5.The kinetics of chemical reactions (allowance 2/0)
6.State of matter, dispersion systems (allowance 2/0)
7.Water and aqueous solutions (allowance 2/0)
8.Nomenclature of organic compounds (allowance 0/6)
a.types of nomenclatures: systematic substitution, radically functional, semi systematic, trivial. The types of chemical formulas.
b.terminology hydrocarbons: alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, cyclic hydrocarbons, bicyclic compounds
c.terminology hydrocarbon derivatives: halogen derivatives, amines, thiols, alcohols, ketones, aldehydes, esters, sulfonic acids, carboxylic acids

9.Laboratory equipment (allowance 2/0)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to speak and write in mother tongue
-ability to work independently
-capacity to learn
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Analysing and resolution of technical problems
-knowledge of compounds in plant
-Knowledge of the properties of important chemical elements
-To ability to propose how a reach your knowledges for differention of main raw materials as fruit and vegetables

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Participation in seminar exercises.
Written or oral exam.
Minimum requirements for the exam:
A: 90-100% (correct answers)
B: 80-90%
C: 70-80%
D: 60-70%
E: 50-60%
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture14 h
     practice12 h
     consultation20 h
     preparation for exam55 h
     preparation for regular testing7 h
     elaboration of reports35 h
     writing of seminar paper25 h
Total168 h

Basic reading list
  • VELÍŠEK, J. Chemie potravin. Tábor: OSSIS, 2002.
  • NEDOMA, J. -- KOUTNÍK, V. -- HRDLIČKA, P. Anorganická a analytická chemie. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 1994. 224 p. ISBN 80-7157-133-4.
  • DVOŘÁČKOVÁ, E. -- HELÁNOVÁ, V. Názvosloví a reakce organických sloučenin. Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 157 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-901-8.
  • VELÍŠEK, J. -- HAJŠLOVÁ, J. Chemie potravin 1 a 2 díl. Tábor: OSSIS, 2009. 580 p. ISBN 978-80-86659-17-6.