Course detail

Advanced Colloids Chemistry

FCH-DA_KPDAcad. year: 2021/2022

The course contains selected chapters from advanced colloid chemistry, preferably focused on the issue of students' dissertations:
Significance and types of colloids in biological systems. Van der Waals and electrostatic forces in colloids. Association colloids of amphiphiles. Structure and properties of micellar systems. Bilayer systems of biological systems. Colloidal stability. Phase equilibria of colloids. Experimental techniques of colloid chemistry.

Offered to foreign students

The home faculty only

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Evans, D.F.; Wennerström, H. The Colloidal Domain: Where Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Technology Meet. N. York: Wiley, 1999 (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Study results are verified by a colloquium (Study and Examination Rules of BUT, Art. 34), which means a discussion on the subject matter, connected with the elaboration of a written work dealing with the assigned subject matter in the range of about 20 text pages; the debate lasts about 30 minutes.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

The course contains selected chapters from advanced colloid chemistry, preferably focused on the issue of students' dissertations:
Significance and types of colloids in biological systems. Van der Waals and electrostatic forces in colloids. Association colloids of amphiphiles. Structure and properties of micellar systems. Bilayer systems of biological systems. Colloidal stability. Phase equilibria of colloids. Experimental techniques of colloid chemistry.

Aims

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DPAP_BCH Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKAP_BCH Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional

eLearning

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