Course detail

Chemistry and Technology of Silicate Materials II

FCH-MCO_STSAcad. year: 2020/2021

Special ceramic materials on the basis of oxides, nitrides, borides and carbides, super conductive ceramics, special binding materials with define microstructure, zeolites, materials prepared in the hydrothermal conditions, utilization of byproducts in silicate technology, technical ceramics, determination of binding materials properties evolution, role of surface charge in hydration process, inorganic covalent compounds of silicon- silicone, halogen silane, preparation of organosilicone compounds, inorganic materials for composite preparation, glass fibers.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Basic conditions for synthesis and improving of properties in production of glasses, ceramics, and inorganic binding materials


Orientation in the field of ceramics, glass and inorganic binders.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Hlaváč J.: Základy technologie silikátů. SNTL, Praha 1988. (CS)
Šesták J., Strnad Z., Tříska A. a kol.: Speciální technologie a materiály. Academia, Praha 1993. (CS)

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

Oral examination (15-20 min, without written preparation).

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Special ceramic materials
Glass filaments
Dental composites
Macro Defect Free materials
Natural hydrosilicates
Tradition in Art in glass and ceramic manufacturing


The aim of lectures is enlarging of knowledges of glass and ceramics including better review of technology processes.

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


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NKCP_CHM Master's

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

  • Programme NPCP_CHM Master's

    branch NPCO_CHM , 1. 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



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Guided consultation in combined form of studies

26 hours, obligation not entered

Teacher / Lecturer