Course detail

Binders 1 - Computational Principles of the Structure of Silicate (M)

FAST-BJB002Acad. year: 2020/2021

Application of theoretical knowledge in the field of ionizing radiation and mineral crystallography - X-ray diffraction and fluorescence spectral analysis, electron scanning microscopy. Calculation of the D-spacing value.
Application of theoretical knowledge in the field of properties of liquids and gas - Calculations related to the state equation of gas, surface tension of liquids and capillary phenomena, viscosity of liquids, high pressure mercury porosimetry, determination of particle size of fine particles.
Applications of theoretical knowledge in the field of equilibrium at the phase interfaces in analytical methods - BET analysis.
Application of reaction kinetics for the design of short-term durability tests.
Application oftheoretical knowledge in the field of the structure of silicates in the derivation of formulas silicate minerals. Theoretical design and practical preparation and analysis of silicate minerals.


Institute of Technology of Building Materials and Components (THD)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

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Basic knowledge of physics, chemistry and building materials, at the level of the first year of civil engineering in the faculty of civil engineering BUT.


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Recommended optional programme components

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Recommended or required reading

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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


Work placements

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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 BPC-SI Bachelor's

    specialization VS , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



39 hours, compulsory

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