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Course syllabus N437A0_4I - Plastics Additives (FCFT - SS 2018/2019)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code: N437A0_4I
Course unit title: Plastics Additives
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar1 hour weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 3
Recommended semester/trimester: Natural and Synthetic Polymers - master (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
Preparation and presentation of seminar work
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Development of knowledge about type of plastics additives and its influence on stability, processing and application properties of polymer materials.
Course contents:
Additives for prolongation of life-time plastics products
a. Antioxidants
b. Light stabilizers
c. PVC stabilizers
d. Acid Scavengers
e. Antimicrobials

Polymer Processing Aids
a. Lubricants and Nucleating Agents
b. Anti-blocking Additives, Slip Additives, Antifogging Agents and Antistativ Additives
c. Flame Retardants, Blowing Agents and Crosslinking Agents
d. Colorants, Pigments and Fluorescent Whitening Agents
e. Fillers, Reinforcements and Couplin Agents

Additives for Controlled Degradation of Polymers
a. Additives for Controlled Degradation of
b. Additives for Mechanical Recycling of plastics
c. Aspects of Plastics Additives Related to Health and Environment
Recommended or required reading:
ZWEIFEL, H. Plastics Additives Handbook. Munich: Carl Hanser Verlag, 2001. 1148 p. ISBN 3-446-21654-5.
ZWEIFEL, H. Stabilization of Polymeric Materials. Berlin: Springer Verlag, 1998. 219 p. ISBN 3-540-61690-X.

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Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 87

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Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Pavel Alexy, PhD. (instructor, lecturer) - slovak
prof. Ing. Ivan Hudec, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak
Ing. Henrich Krump, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Ján Kruželák, PhD. (instructor, lecturer)
Last modification: 11. 6. 2018
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Ivan Hudec, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 06/11/2018.

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