Processes and Equipment in the Glass Industry - M107007
Title: Procesy a zařízení ve sklářském průmyslu
Guaranteed by: Department of Glass and Ceramics (107)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:4
E-Credits: summer s.:4
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Kloužek Jaroslav doc. Ing. CSc.
Interchangeability : N107012
Examination dates   Schedule   
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
The subject is focused on the characterization of the melting and shaping process of the glasses and on the description of the melting devices including the all-electric.
Last update: Kloužek Jaroslav (16.02.2018)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

analyze the basic processes involved in melting and forming of glasses

characterize the basic types of glass melting furnaces

propose the necessary improvements to optimize the operation of glass technology equipment

Last update: Kloužek Jaroslav (16.02.2018)
Literature -

R: Staněk J.: Elektrické tavení skla, SNTL Praha 1976

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

R: Trier W.: Glass Furnaces - design, construction and operation, SGT Sheffield 1984, ISBN 0900682205

Last update: Fialová Jana (04.01.2018)
Learning resources -

Education materials in electronic form

Last update: Fialová Jana (04.01.2018)
Syllabus -

1. Characterization of the glass melting process

2. Partial glass melting processes

3. Energy sources for the melting process

4. All-electric furnaces

5. Fuel furnaces

6. Special melting methods

7. Space utilization and glass melt flow

8. Energy balance of melting furnaces

9. Mathematical and physical models of melting furnaces

10. Refractories for glass melting

11. Methods and apparatus for shaping glass

12. Glass forming procedures

13. Annealing of glass

14. Auxiliary and refining furnaces

Last update: Kloužek Jaroslav (16.02.2018)
Course completion requirements - Czech

Úspěšné absolvování zápočtového testu a složení ústní zkoušky

Last update: Kloužek Jaroslav (16.02.2018)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 1 28
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0.5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
Účast na seminářích 0.5 14
4 / 4 112 / 112
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 20
Examination test 20
Oral examination 60