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Course, academic year 2022/2023
Powder Technology - D111023
Title: Technologie zpracování práškových materiálů
Guaranteed by: Department of Organic Technology (111)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2022
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:0
E-Credits: summer s.:0
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/0, other [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
Guarantor: Svěrák Tomáš doc. Ing. CSc.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: TAJ111 (17.04.2014)
The course provides theoretical and practical foundations of Particular systems and Powder technology applied for the production of pharmaceuticals.
Aim of the course -
Last update: TAJ111 (15.05.2014)

The student will be able to:

  • describe basic technological steps of powder material processing, used in the manufacturing of solid unit dosage forms
  • apply theoretical principles of powder material processing, used in the manufacturing of solid unit dosage forms by using their

mathematical expressions

  • perform "trouble shooting" tasks in powder material processing operations

Literature -
Last update: TAJ111 (17.04.2014)

R: M. J. Rhodes : Principles of Powder Technology, John Wiley and sons, LTD, 1990;

R: Handbook of Powder Technology, Volume 12, Pages 1-1227 (2007)

Particle Breakage, Edited by Agba D. Salman, Mojtaba Ghadiri and Michael J. Hounslow,

ISBN: 978-0-444-53080-6

D: Powder Technology Handbook, Third Edition,

H. Masuda, K. Higashitani, H. Yoshida, Taylor and Francis, 2006, ISBN-13: 978-1574447828

Learning resources - Czech
Last update: TAJ111 (17.04.2014)

Vyučující na požádání poskytuje PDF kopie přednášek.

Syllabus -
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Particle systems characterization, basic parameters of particulates and the measurement of them.

Grain sizing and morphology of particulates.

Conveying and handling of particulates.

Comminution, separation, homogenization, segregation, compaction, aglomeration, size enlargement, drying and thermal processes of particulates.

Surface properties of fine-particle materials, sorption, surface moisture. Suspension and dispersion formation. Surface treatment of particulates.

Material handling, sampling and dosing. Bulk properties of particulates.

Pumping and dosing of fluids.

Basis of bulk storage, hoppers and feeders design.

Powder Technology project planning and the production control fundamentals. Dust nuisance. Particulates and drug production, handling operating safety.

Entry requirements -
Last update: TAJ111 (17.04.2014)

Chemical Engineering I a II

Course completion requirements -
Last update: TAJ111 (17.04.2014)

Defence of written project task and final oral examination.

Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Defense of an individual project 50
Oral examination 50