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Course, academic year 2022/2023
Technology of Glass - M107011
Title: Technologie skla
Guaranteed by: Department of Glass and Ceramics (107)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:7
E-Credits: winter s.:7
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:4/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Kloužek Jaroslav doc. Ing. CSc.
Interchangeability : N107016
Annotation -
Last update: Fialová Jana (04.01.2018)
The course contains chemical engineering and physico-chemical fundamentals of glass melting process involving chronologically phenomena of the industrial processes and methods of preparation of special glass and coatings on glass.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Fialová Jana (04.01.2018)

Students will be able to:

Describe the various partial melting processes on the basis of the results of experiments for the models and practical knowledge and to define the most important process parameters.

Suggest a condition for the realization of the melting process based on processes knowledge.

Use glass melting process knowledge to solve problems of glass production and preparation of laboratory glass.

Prepare the glass of given composition in laboratory conditions.

Literature -
Last update: Fialová Jana (04.01.2018)

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

A: Paul A.: Chemistry of glasses, Chapman and Hall, 1982.

A: Trier W.: Glass furnaces - Design Construction and operation, SGT, Sheffield 1987. ISBN: 0900682205

A: Bartuška M.(Ed.): Vady skla, Práh, Praha 2001. ISBN: 80-7252-043-1D

A: Smrček A. (Ed.): Tavení skla, ČSS, Teplice 2008. ISBN: 978-80-904044-0-3

Learning resources -
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Education materials in electronic form at lecturers

Syllabus -
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1. Methods of glass preparation

2. Raw materials, homogenization and preparation of glass batch

3. Glass batch reactions

4. Processes of particle dissolution in glass melts

5. Gas solubility in glass melts

6. Mechanisms of bubble removal from glass melts

7. Oxidation-reduction state of glasses

8. Dissolution of liquid inhomogeneities in glass melts

9. Impact of glass flow character on the glass melting proces

10. Evaporation of volatile components of glass melts

11. Corrosion of refractory materials by glass melts

12. Glasses coloured by iron and sulphur compounds

13. Special glasses

14. Coatings on glass

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: Kloužek Jaroslav doc. Ing. CSc. (16.02.2018)

Úspěšné absolvování zápočtového testu a složení ústní zkoušky

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast v laboratořích (na exkurzi nebo praxi) 0.5 14
Účast na přednáškách 2 56
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Práce na individuálním projektu 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2 56
Účast na seminářích 0.5 14
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