FAST-NJA029Acad. year: 2020/2021
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.
Raw materials for the production of dry mortar mixtures, dry mortar mixtures properties and possibilities of modification.
Institute of Technology of Building Materials and Components (THD)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Basic knowledge in the field of binders in the scope of bachelor study of the Faculty of Civil Engineering BUT.
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Recommended or required reading
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
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1.Sources of calcium and magnesium carbonate for the production of inorganic binders and their use in technical practice outside the construction industry.
2. Sources and use of calcium sulphates for the production of inorganic binders.
3. Sources and use of alumina and ferric oxide for the production of inorganic binders.
4. Sources and use of silica for the production of inorganic binders.
5. Improvement of properties of hemihydrate plaster: modifying additives, overview and mechanism of their function, influence of grinding.
6. Improvement of the properties of anhydrite mortars: modifying additives, overview and mechanism of their function, pigments, effect of grinding.
7. Preparation of hydraulic lime: hydraulic lime for historical mortars and plasters, hydraulic lime with pozzolanic component based on waste materials.
8. Utilization of waste materials as part of the raw material base for clinker production and for preparation of blended cements: recycled materials from building industry, fluidized bed fly ash, industrial gypsum etc.
9. Clinker minerals, mechanism of their hydration and formation of hydration products.
10. Belitic, BCSA and CSA cement: preparation, phase composition and properties.
11. Other special cements: preparation, phase composition and properties.
12. Preparation and properties of industrially produced dry mortar mixtures: grouts, mortars, plasters.
13. Preparation and properties of special dry mortar mixtures: shielding baryte mixtures, self-leveling mixtures.
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 NPC-SIM Master's, 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory