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Course, academic year 2021/2022
  
Historical Methods of Glass and Ceramic Manufacturing and Processing - B107009
Title: Historické způsoby výroby a zpracování skla a keramiky
Guaranteed by: Department of Glass and Ceramics (107)
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:3
E-Credits: winter s.:3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
For type: Bachelor's
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Kloužková Alexandra doc.Ing. CSc.
Havlík Míka Martin doc. Dr. Ing.
Interchangeability : N107022
Annotation -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (11.01.2018)
The course focuses on understanding the context and gaining the knowledge of the historical development of the production and processing of glass and ceramics. The first part provides an overview of historical materials and technologies, further the historical development of design and decorative techniques is discussed. In the course, there are combined the knowledge of historic resources with the present knowledge of the physico-chemical processes in the production of glass and ceramics.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (11.01.2018)

Students will be able to:

  • characterize the historical raw materials used for the production of glass and ceramics,
  • describe the historical development of technologies for the production of glass and ceramics, including the related physical and chemical processes,
  • interpret the historical context in the development of design and decorative techniques of glass and ceramics.

Literature -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (11.01.2018)

R:Hlaváč J.: Základy technologie silikátů, SNTL, Praha, 1988, ISBN: 0482681

R:Drahotová O. a kol.: Historie sklářské výroby v českých zemích I.díl, Academia, 2005, ISBN: 8020012877

R:Kirsch R. a kol.: Historie sklářské výroby v českých zemích II.díl/1, Academia, 2003, 2005, ISBN: 802001069

R:Kirsch R. a kol.: Historie sklářské výroby v českých zemích II.díl/2, Academia, 2003, 2005, ISBN: 802001104

R:Hanykýř V., Kutzendorfer J.: Technologie keramiky, Vega s.r.o., Hradec Králové 2000.

R:Hanykýř V. a kol.: Keramika, Plzeňský kraj, Střední škola Horní Bříza, Silikátový svaz (2011)

R:Gustav Weiss: Keramika umění z hlíny, kulturní dějiny a keramické techniky, Grada, Praha (2007), ISBN: 978-80-247-1954-2

A: Mergl J. a kol.: Z Nového Světa do celého světa 300 let harrachovského skla, Uměleckoprůmyslové museum v Praze, 2012,ISBN: 9788071011125

A:Lněničková: Sklo v Praze, ARISTA Muzeum hlavního města Prahy, 2002, ISBN: 8086410277

A:A.Dorigato: The Glass Museum, Murano Venice, 2006, ISBN: 883179098

A:A.Langhamer: The Legend of Bohemian Glass,TIGRIS, 2003, ISBN: 8086062112

A:Braunová A.: Kouzlo keramiky a porcelánu, Práce, Praha 1985.

A:Reedy Ch.: Thin-section petrography of Stone and Ceramic Cultural materials. Archetype Publications Ltd. (2008), ISBN: 978-1-904982-33-3

A:Lutovský M., Smejtek L. a kol.: Pravěká Praha, Nakladatelství Libri, Praha (2005) ISBN: 80-7277-236-8

A:Pearsall R.: A connoisseur´s guide to antice Pottery and porcelán, Smithmark publishing (1997) ISBN: 0-7651-9235-7

Learning resources -
Last update: Kloužková Alexandra doc.Ing. CSc. (22.02.2018)

Study materials for lectures at the teachers

Software package ´Virtual Glass Academy, VGA´, Model laboratory at the Department of Glass and Ceramics at the Institute of Chemical Technology Prague

Teaching methods -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (11.01.2018)

The lectures include many pictures and documents from the collections of world museums as well as from literature. They also include practical melting and forming the copies of historical glass in a laboratory. For the simulation of a glass-forming process, a software package ´Virtual Glass Academy´ is used.

Syllabus -
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1. Introduction to glass melting, forming, and decoration. Historical raw materials.

2. The beginnings of glass manufacture and decoration. The overview of historically important locations.

3. Ancient glass melting furnaces and glass works. The development of hand-made and machine-made glass production, the history of glass design.

4. The manufacture of clear glass, coloured glass, stained glass, and mosaics.

5. The manufacture of furnace decorated glass, opal glass, and cased glass.

6. The manufacture of mirrors, container glass, flat glass, optical glass, and other technical glass.

7. Crystal glass production. Glass decoration by grinding, polishing, engraving and sandblasting.

8. Introduction to ceramic manufacture, ceramic raw material used in the past.

9. Development of hand-made manufacture and decoration of ceramics, preparation of raw materials, forming, drying and firing, the overview of historically important ceramic locations.

10. The beginnings of producing glazed porous ceramics (pottery, creamware, majolica, fajans etc.),

11. The manufacture of sintered ceramics (stoneware), and decoration of ceramics, the development of machine-made ceramic production.

12. Development of production of whiteware, the historical view of porcelain factories.

13. The technology of historical ceramics production for buildings - wall tiles, floor tiles, roof tiles, bricks etc.

14. Historical furnace, conditions of firing of historical ceramic materials.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (11.01.2018)

General and Inorganic Chemistry I

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Kloužková Alexandra doc.Ing. CSc. (22.02.2018)

In order to become eligible for classification the student has to pass a written qualification test. The final exam is oral and concerns the content of the whole lecture course.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0,4 12
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1,6 44
3 / 3 84 / 84
 
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