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2018/2019

Macromolecular Chemistry

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17PBOMCH Z,ZK 3 1P+1C Czech
Grading of the course requires grading of the following courses:
Chemistry (17PBOCHM)
Lecturer:
Jiří Michálek (guarantor)
Tutor:
Jiří Michálek (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Natural Sciences
Synopsis:

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.

Requirements:

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.

5.Polymer gels.

6.Rubber elasticity.

7.Hydrogels.

8.Polysiloxans.

9.Siliconhydrogels.

10.Properties of hydrogels. Applications of hydrogels in engineering and medicine.

11.Polymeranalogical reactions.

12.„Subsidiary“ polymers.

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.

Note:
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