Course detail

Glass, Ceramics, Binder

FCH-BCO_SKPAcad. year: 2017/2018

basic element structures of silicate materials, definition and classification of ceramics, structure and properties of ceramics, bonds in ceramic materials, raw materials, technological process of production of traditional ceramic materials based on clay raw materials, technical ceramics, refractory materials, definition, type, characteristics, properties and applications, advanced ceramics, oxide ceramics, non-oxide ceramics, ceramic materials for medical applications, superconducting ceramics, glass-ceramics, glass and crystalline coatings, definitions, characteristics, properties and uses of glass, types of glass according to chemical composition, technological process of glass production, glass melting process, melt characteristics, glass furnaces, types, construction, inorganic binders, plaster mortars, lime, Ordinary Portland cement, definition, raw materials, technological process of cement production, cement hydration, setting and hardening, mortars, concrete, non-portland cements, alumina cemet, pozzolans, latent hydraulic materials, alkali-activated materials

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will acquire knowledge of raw materials for the silicate materials production.
Students will be able to gain the knowledge of bases of technology of the production of glass, ceramics and inorganic binders.
Students will acquire the knowledge of physical and chemical reactions occurring in the processing of glass, ceramics and inorganic binders.
Students will be able to recognize different types of glass, ceramics and inorganic binders.
Students will acquire knowledge of basic properties of the various types of glass, ceramics and inorganic binders.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of inorganic and physical chemistry.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course uses teaching methods in form of Lecture - 2 teaching hours per week. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The subject is finished by passing written and oral exam. The topics of exam are published at e-learning system LMS Moodle prior the exam and they are in the range of the curriculum of the subject.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction, the basic element structures of silicate materials, raw materials for production of glass, ceramics and inorganic binders.
2. Definition and classification of ceramics, structure and properties of ceramics, bonds in ceramic materials, raw materials.
3. The technological process of production of traditional ceramic materials based on clay raw materials.
4. Technical ceramics and refractory materials, definition, type, characteristics, properties and applications.
5. Advanced ceramics, oxide ceramics, non-oxide ceramics, ceramic materials for medical applications, superconducting ceramics.
6. Glass-ceramics, glass and crystalline coatings.
7. Definitions, characteristics, properties and uses of glass, types of glass according to chemical composition.
8. The technological process of glass production, glass melting process, melt characteristics, glass furnaces, types, construction.
9. Inorganic binders, plaster mortars, lime.
10. Ordinary Portland cement, definition, raw materials, the technological process of production.
11. Cement hydration, setting and hardening, mortars, concrete.
12. Non-portland cements, alumina cement, pozzolans, latent hydraulic materials, alkali-activated materials.

Aims

The aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge of silicate chemistry and technology from different fields with emphasis on physical and chemical characteristics of raw materials, physical-chemical reactions and processes, technological equipment and properties of products.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

none

Zařazení předmětu ve studijních plánech

  • Programme BKCP_CHCHT Bachelor's

    branch BKCO_CHM , 3. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BPCP_CHCHT Bachelor's

    branch BPCO_CHM , 3. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme CKCP_CZV lifelong learning

    branch CKCO_CZV , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning