Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Inorganic chemistry
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture – 3 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar – 3 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
Potraviny, výživa, kozmetika – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Automation, Information Engineering and Management in Chemistry and Food Industry – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Credit Tests T1, T2, T3 - a total of 30 points / 17 points to the success of Term project - 10 points / 6 points to the success of
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Mastering of the basic principles of general and inorganic chemistry, structure, properties, industrial, biological and environmental applications of nonmetallic and metallic elements and their simple inorganic and coordination compounds.
Course contents:
Chemical objects. Atomic structure of matter. Substances and their mixtures. Balance of matter. Formation of inorganic compounds.
The spontaneous processes. Chemical equilibrium. Protolytic reactions. Complex formation reactions.
Redox reactions . Precipitation reactions.Orbitals and electron arrangement.
Periodic system and the classification of the elements. Covalent bond. Fundamentals of the theory of molecular orbitals.
The chemical structure of covalent compounds. Shape trinuclear and polynuclear particles. VSEPR method . Hybridization. Chemical bonds and structure in solids.
Hydrogen bonds and other intermolecular interaction. Physical properties of matters. Solution formation. Periodic trends in the properties of elements and compounds.
Noble gases. Hydrogen. Halogens.
Oxygen and sulfur. Selenium, tellurium and polonium. Nitrogen and phosphorus. Arsenic, antimony and bismuth.
Carbon and silicon, germanium, tin and lead. Boron. Aluminum, gallium, indium and thallium.
Alkali metals. Beryllium and magnesium. Alkaline earth metals. Coordination compounds.
3d, 4d and 5d transition metals. Rare earth elements. Lanthanides and actinides.
Organometallic compounds.

Recommended or required reading:
  • ŠÍMA, J. – KOMAN, M. – KOTOČOVÁ, A. – SEGĽA, P. – TATARKO, M. – VALIGURA, D. Anorganická chémia. Vydavateľstvo STU v Bratislave, 2005. ISBN 80-227-2272-3.
  • ŠIMA, J. – KOMAN, M. – KOTOČOVÁ, A. Anorganická chémia. Bratislava: Nakladateľstvo STU, 2009. 480 p. ISBN 978-80-227-3087-7.
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Assessed students in total:

A 4.2 %

B 10.1 %

C 27.2 %

D 24.6 %

E 11.5 %

FX 22.4 %

Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Marian Koman, DrSc.
Last modification:
16. 1. 2018

Department of Inorganic Chemistry

AIS: 2017/2018  

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