Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Science and Industry
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture – 2 hours weekly (on-site method)
Credits allocated:
Recommended semester:
Biotechnológia – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Chemical Engineering – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Chemistry, Medical Chemistry and Chemical Materials – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Potraviny, výživa, kozmetika – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Process Control – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Level of study:
Assesment methods:

The condition for the exam is the prescribed participation in lectures and the elaboration of individual work.

Learning outcomes of the course unit:

The student knows the chronological and current view of the current development of the industry in the production of fuel, energy, food production, consumer chemicals, metals and plastics, biotechnology, pharmacy and environmental protection. The students broaden their knowledge of the most important figures suggested by the breakthrough technology of chemical and industrial production.

Course contents:
1.Science and Industry - Industrial Revolution. (allowance 2/0)
2.Industrial and household chemistry. (allowance 2/0)
3.Drug manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemistry. (allowance 2/0)
4.Food manufacturing and food processing. (allowance 2/0)
5.Plastics, textiles, biodegradable materials. (allowance 2/0)
6.Printing, packaging, printed electronics. (allowance 2/0)
7.Woodworking, pulp, pulp and paper recycling. (allowance 2/0)
8.Petroleum and coal industry. Production of fuel. (allowance 2/0)
9.From radium to nuclear energy. (allowance 2/0)
10.Biofuels and renewable energy sources. (allowance 2/0)
11.Production of metals and special alloys. Recycling technologies. (allowance 2/0)
12.Building materials, construction chemicals and ceramics. (allowance 2/0)
13.Green chemistry – environmental protection. (allowance 2/0)
Recommended or required reading:
Science History, časopis dostupný na
študijné materiály vypracované učiteľmi predmetuna webovom sídle
The British Journal for the History of Science, časopis dostupný na (2013).
Language of instruction:
Name of lecturer(s):
J. Oravec (2023/2024 – Winter)
Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Dana Dvoranová, PhD.
Last modification:
2. 1. 2024

Department of Physical Chemistry
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