- Grading of the course requires grading of the following courses:
- Chemistry (17PBOCHM)
- Department of Natural Sciences
Fundamentals of macromolecular chemistry with respect to materials for contact and spectacle lenses. Common types of polymers and their structure elements. Types of polymerization. Copolymerization. Graft and block copolmers. Polymer gels. Rubber elasticity. Hydrogels. Polysiloxans. Siliconhydrogels. Properties of hydrogels. Applications of hydrogels in engineering and medicine. Polymeranalogical reactions. ?Subsidiary? polymers. Polymers for spectacle lenses.
Credit: last hour automatically in the case of good test results and 70% participation, or compensatory need to succeed in final written work
Testing: oral test, 3 questions
- Syllabus of lectures:
1.Fundamentals of macromolecular chemistry with respect to materials for contact and spectacle lenses.
2.Common types of polymers and their structure elements.
3.Types of polymerization.
4.Copolymerization. Graft and block copolmers.
10.Properties of hydrogels. Applications of hydrogels in engineering and medicine.
13.Polymers for spectacle lenses.
- Syllabus of tutorials:
Subject matter of excersises follows lectures.
practical illustration of hydrogel preparation, measurement of index of refraction of swelled gels, basic principle of mechanical properties measurement
- Study Objective:
The polymers for glasses optics.
- Study materials:
1.BILLMEYER F.W.Jr.: Textbook of Polymer Science, J.Wiley Sons, New York 2004
2.STEVENS M.P.: Polymer Chemistry - An Introduction. Oxford University Press, Inc., New York 1999
3.CAREY F.A.: Organic Chemistry, 4th Edition, McGraw Hill, Boston 2000
4.GNANOU, Yves. a M. FONTANILLE. Organic and physical chemistry of polymers. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Interscience, 2008.
5.CHANG, Raymond. Chemistry. 9th ed. Boston: McGrawHill Higher Education, 2007.
6.HORNBACK, Joseph M. Organic chemistry. 2nd ed. Southbank: Thomson, 2006.
7.MCMURRY, John. Organic chemistry. 7th ed. Belmont: Brooks/Cole, 2008.
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans:
- Optics and Optometry - full-time (compulsory course)