Course: Environmental Chemistry Laboratory

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Course title Environmental Chemistry Laboratory
Course code UCH/768
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in the winter semester.
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kahounová Ludmila, Mgr.
Course content
Content of laboratories: 1) Determination of calcium and magnesium in mineral water by chelatometry. 2) Determination of iron in ores by Zimmerman-Reinhardt method. 3) Determination of sulphates in water by gravimetry and conductometry. 4) Determination of nitrites in water by Bendschneider and Robinson method.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Demonstration, Laboratory
  • Preparation for exam - 15 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 25 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint a student to performing basic laboratory analyses, which are used in the field of environmental chemistry.
Student becomes competent in performing basic laboratory analyses, which are used in the field of environmental chemistry.
Good knowledge of chemical nomenclature, chemical calculations and practical skills in chemical laboratory are needed.

Assessment methods and criteria
Development of laboratory protocols

To pass the course a student must complete all laboratory exercises and hand in protocols elaborated in sufficient quality.
Recommended literature
  • J. E. Gieard: Principles of Environmental Chemistry, Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
  • Schedules for individual laboratory methods..

Study plans that include the course
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