Course detail

Binders 3

FAST-CJ012Acad. year: 2017/2018

Mechanism of sulphate binders formation, improve the properties of sulphate binders, use of lime and limestone outside the scope of the construction industry, hydraulic lime with pozzolanic component based on waste and non-traditional materials, structure and mechanism of formation of clinker minerals, special cements, raw materials for the production of dry mortar mixtures, dry mortar mixtures properties and possibilities of modification.

Department

Institute of Technology of Building Materials and Components (THD)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Physics, chemistry

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Mechanism of hemihydrate gypsum formation, depending on the manufacturing process: beta gypsum, alpha gypsum during the hydrothermal treatment, alpha gypsum from a solution of salt.
2. Improving the properties of hemihydrate gypsum: hydrophobic, set retarding and plasticizing additives, overview and mechanism of action, influence of milling of gypsum.
3. Improving the properties of anhydrite: activator additives, antifoaming agents, pigments, influence of milling of anhydrite.
4. The use of limestone for desulfuration energy and chemical industry.
5. Other uses of lime and limestone in engineering practice outside the building.
6. Preparation of hydraulic lime: hydraulic lime mortars for historic and plaster, hydraulic lime with pozzolanic component based waste materials.
7. The use of waste materials as part of the raw material base for clinker firing and preparation of composite cements: recycling waste from building industry, fluid fly ash, industrial gypsum etc.
8. Belite cement: belite cement special features, possibilities to improve the kinetics of the hydration process.
9. Other special cements.
10. Structure and mechanism of formation of clinker minerals and their hydration fumes.
11. The basic raw material for the production of dry mortar mixtures: binders, fillers, additives, alternative raw materials.
12. Preparation and properties of dry mortar mixtures: mastics, plasters, mortars.
13. Preparation and properties of special dry mortar mixes: leveling mixed with a binder based on anhydrite, aluminous cement and portland cement, shielding barytic mixtures.

Aims

Not applicable.

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

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch M , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch M , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch M , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer