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Course syllabus N425C0_4I - Chemistry of Surfactants and Detergents Technology (FCFT - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code: N425C0_4I
Course unit title: Chemistry of Surfactants and Detergents Technology
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 2
Recommended semester/trimester: Food, Hygiene, Cosmetics - master (optional), 1. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
The two written examinations, each for max. 100 points will be held during the semester. To obtain the evaluation A it is necessary to have at least 92 points, to obtain the evaluation B it is necessary to have at least 83 points, for the evaluation C at least 74 points, for evaluation D at least 65 points and for the evaluation E at least 56 points. Credits will be awarded if the student gets at least 55 points for each test.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The student has a basic knowledge about the function and composition of detergents. He knows the basic technology of surfactants and detergents production, their analytics and practical use in cleaning formulations. He is familiar with the legislation and the ecology of surfactants and detergents.
Course contents:
Basic concepts and definitions.
Surfactants and their characterization.
Physico-chemical properties of the surfactants.
Dispersive systems
The raw materials for the production of surfactants.
Types of surfactants.
Natural surfactants.
Application use of surfactants.
Analytics of surfactants.
Ecology of surfactants.
Recommended or required reading:
BLAŽEJ, A. Tenzidy. Bratislava : Alfa, 1977. 481 p.
HO TAN TAI, L. Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products. Champaign : AOCS Press, 2000. 465 p. ISBN 1-893997-10-3.

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 92

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Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Stanislav Sekretár, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification: 29. 1. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Stanislav Sekretár, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 01/29/2019.

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