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International Summer/Winter School Dedicated to Chemistry of Glass or Ceramics - AP107007
Title: International Summer/Winter School Dedicated to Chemistry of Glass or Ceramics
Guaranteed by: Department of Glass and Ceramics (107)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 2/1, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Helebrant Aleš prof. Ing. CSc.
Interchangeability : P107007
Annotation -
The aim of the participation in summer/winter school oriented on inorganic non-metallic materials ceramics is to show to PhD students the advanced trends in materials science and technology and to show them the international dimension of science and research in this area. The student proposes a summer/winter school, which could be taken as one of the study course in module B, after consultation with supervisor. Study programme board in the frame of individual study plan approves it. As good practice example could be named the International Glass Summer School of International Commission on Glass), organised every year in Montpelliere (F). The aim of this school is to show to PhD students and young glass specialists the advanced trends in glass science and technology. The students of mentioned school are trained not only during lectures but also prepare and defend a short project. Auspices of ICG technical commission TC23, oriented on glass education, guarantee the high standard of the school. The lecturers at the school are usually renowned professors from world universities (USA, D, F, UK) and experts from the glass industry. According to the international character of the school (both students and lecturers), the participation also increase the soft skills of students, especially their ability to co-operate in international team and to present their results to international auditorium.
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (19.11.2018)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to

  • compare the different methods and attitudes to the research of glass and ceramics and their technologies at different institutes
  • present this knowledge at institutional workshop
  • use the new information from summer/winter school for his/her own research
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (19.11.2018)
Literature -

R: Hlaváč J.: The technology of glass and ceramics, An introduction, Elsevier Sci.Pub. Comp., Amsterdam 1983

A: According to recommendation of school organisers

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (19.11.2018)
Learning resources -

lectures available at school organisers

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (19.11.2018)
Teaching methods -

lectures,and eventually preparation of individual or team project during the school, presentation after returning to UCT

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (19.11.2018)
Syllabus -

It is supposed that summer/winter school is oriented on following areas, depending on the detail programme of respektive years:

1. New glass and ceramic materials

2. Traditional and new methods glass and ceramics analysis and characterisation

3. Developmentof new glass and ceramic technologies

4. Traditional and new application possibilities of glass and ceramics

5. Physical chemical and chemical enginnering description of processes at production, use and recyclation of glass and ceramics

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (19.11.2018)
Course completion requirements -

Oral exam in the form of presentation about the summer/winter school and discussion about information obtained.

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (19.11.2018)