Course detail

Ceramic materials

FCH-DA_KMAcad. year: 2020/2021

Ceramics, ceramic technology, properties of ceramic materials, sintering and phase equilibria in ceramic system, structural and functional ceramics, oxide and non-oxide kinds of ceramics (composition, properties, structure and use), transformation-reinforced ceramics, ceramics for refractory applications, bioceramic materials analysis and tests on ceramic materials.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

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Prerequisites

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Co-requisites

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Recommended optional programme components

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Recommended or required reading

Somiya S., Handbook of Advanced Ceramics: Materials, Applications, Processing, and Properties. 2nd ed., Academic Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780123854704 (EN)
Segal J., Chemical Synthesis of Advanced Ceramic Materials. Cambridge University Press, 1991. ISBN: 978-0521424189 (EN)
E.C. Hammel, O.L.-R. Ighodaro, O.I. Okoli. Processing and properties of advanced porous ceramics: An application based review. Ceramics International 40(10); 2014: 15351-15370. (EN)
Z. Xiao et al. Materials development and potential applications of transparent ceramics: A review. Materials Science and Engineering, 2019. (EN)
D. Das, N. Kayal. A review on cutting of industrial ceramic materials. Precision Engineering 59;2019: 90-109. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

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Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

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Language of instruction

English

Work placements

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Course curriculum

Ceramics, ceramic technology, properties of ceramic materials, sintering and phase equilibria in ceramic system, structural and functional ceramics, oxide and non-oxide kinds of ceramics (composition, properties, structure and use), transformation-reinforced ceramics, ceramics for refractory applications, bioceramic materials analysis and tests on ceramic materials.

Introduction to ceramic materials technology and classical ceramics: definition, classification, raw materials and their processing, forming, heat treatment, and treatment.
Sintering of ceramic materials
Structural ceramics: classification, preparation, properties and uses
Functional ceramics: classification, preparation, properties and uses
Non-oxide ceramics: classification, preparation, properties and uses
Ceramic materials for refractory applications: cutting, preparation, properties and applications, žáromonolity
Preparation and properties of advanced ceramic materials: preparation of ceramic materials for wet and dry road, high-pressure synthesis, etc.
Bioceramic materials.
Advanced techniques for sintering ceramics
Preparation of single crystals
Analyzes and tests carried out on ceramic materials

Aims

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Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DKAP_CHM_4_N Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DPAP_CHM_4_N Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional