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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Fundamentals of Glass and Ceramic Technologies - AB107004
Title: Fundamentals of Glass and Ceramic Technologies
Guaranteed by: Department of Glass and Ceramics (107)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:4
E-Credits: winter s.:4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
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Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Kloužek Jaroslav doc. Ing. CSc.
Interchangeability : B107004, N107006, Z107006
Annotation -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (16.04.2018)
The course explains the technological processes for the production of glass, ceramics and inorganic binders. The physico-chemical bases of these processes and the relationships between structure and properties of these materials are discussed. The content of teaching deepens theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in the courses Introduction to Materials and Inorganic Non-metallic Materials.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (16.04.2018)

Students will be able to:

Discuss the relationships among structure, properties and applications of inorganic non-metallic materials.

Describe the technological processes for the production of glass, ceramics and inorganic binders.

Explain the physical and chemical processes occurring during the production of these materials.

Apply the results of characterization methods of inorganic non-metallic materials in relation to processes for their production and degradation.

Literature -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (16.04.2018)

R: Matoušek J.: Anorganické nekovové materiály, skripta VŠCHT Praha 1992, available on

R: Hlaváč J.: Základy technologie silikátů, SNTL, Praha 1988.

A: Housecroft C.E, Sharpe A.G.: Inorganic Chemistry 4th, Prentice Hall, 2012, ISBN: 0273742752, 978-0273742753.

A: Šatava V.: Úvod do fyzikální chemie silikátů, SNTL Praha 1965.

A: Hanykýř V., Kutzendorfer J.: Technologie keramiky, Silikátový svaz, Praha 2008, ISBN: 978-80-86821-48-1.

Learning resources -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (16.04.2018)

Education materials in electronic form at lecturer

Syllabus -
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1. Basic substances and systems

2. Characteristic s of glassy and crystalline state

3. Main types of inorganic glasses and their properties

4. Fundamentals of inorganic glasses production technology - raw materials, melting, forming, cooling

5. Melting processes

6. Glass ceramic materials, manufacturing principle, types and properties

7. The structure, phase composition and properties of ceramic materials

8. Main types of ceramic materials and their properties

9. Fundamentals of ceramic materials production technology

10. Ceramics based on oxides, carbides and nitrides, ceramics

11. Glazes and enamels

12. Refractory materials - types and properties

13. Main types of inorganic binders and their properties

14. Fundamentals of inorganic binders technology

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (16.04.2018)

Introduction to Study of Materials

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (16.04.2018)

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