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2023/2024

Chemistry in Civil Engineering

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123CHEM Z,ZK 5 2P+2C Czech
Garant předmětu:
Milena Pavlíková
Lecturer:
Milena Pavlíková, Martina Záleská
Tutor:
Milena Pavlíková, Martina Záleská
Supervisor:
Department of Material Engineering and Chemistry
Synopsis:

This course combines theoretical and practical skills in building chemistry, without chemical formulas and equations. It touches on issues related to the composition, preparation, and use of basic building materials. It extends the knowledge acquired in Chemistry.

Requirements:

Getting credit:

Elaboration and submission of the protocols of laboratory exercises.

Completion of the course - exam:

1. written part - preparation for at least 50%,

2. oral interview - additional questions for the test.

The exam covers all the material covered in lectures 1-12.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction to the chemistry of building materials.

2. Chemical and physical properties of water.

3. Chemistry of metal building materials.

4. The fundamentals of electrochemistry, metals corrosion.

5. Silicates and aluminates.

6. Rocks.

7. Binders.

8. Ceramic and glass.

9. Polymers.

10. Wood and resins.

11. Coatings, adhesives, sealants.

12. Analyses of building materials.

13. Summary and revision for the exam.

Syllabus of tutorials:

I. crystalize.

II. optical microscopy.

III. qualitative chemical analysis.

IV. quantitative chemical analysis.

V. properties of water.

VI. dilution of solutions.

VII. density.

VIII. polymers analysis.

IX. destilation.

X. pozolana activity.

XI. analysis of elements.

XII. chemical calculation.

Study Objective:

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the basics of building chemistry not only theoretically, but also practically through demonstrations and experiments.

Study materials:

!Pavlíková M. Keppert M.: Chemie. Chemie stavebních materiálů. Česká technika-nakladatelství ČVUT, 2009. ISBN: 978-80-01-04237-3

!Ptáček L. a kolektiv: Nauka o materiálu II. Akademické nakladatelství CERM, s.r.o. 2002. ISBN: 80-7204-248-3

?Goncalves M. C., Margarido F.: Materials for Construction and Civil Engineering. Springer, 2015. ISBN: 978-3-319-34841-4

?Ptáček L. a kolektiv: Nauka o materiálu I. Akademické nakladatelství CERM, s.r.o. 2003. ISBN: 80-7204-283-1

?Collepardi M., Collepardi S., Troli R.: Concrete Mix Design. Grafiche Tintoretto, 2007. ISBN: 88-901469-8-2

Note:
Further information:
https://k123.fsv.cvut.cz/chemie-ve-stavebnictvi-1/
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomTH:D-1050

08:00–09:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
D1050
roomTH:D-1050

10:00–11:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
D1050
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
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Data valid to 2024-06-21
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