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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Processes and Equipment in the Ceramic Industry - N107011
Title: Procesy a zařízení v keramickém 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: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Kloužková Alexandra doc. Ing. CSc.
Hamáček Jiří Ing.
Is interchangeable with: M107006
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: VED107 (27.11.2013)
The course gets the students acquainted with devices and processes both in ceramics and cementious industry, comprising the characterization and preparation of raw materials and ceramics mixtures, formation technologies and low/high temperature processing. The aim of this course is to teach the students how to apply appropriate equipments and machines for relevant technological methods and how to understand the formation processes at the ceramics production.
Aim of the course -
Last update: VED107 (27.11.2013)

Students will be able to:

Describe the basic processes in ceramic production.

Apply the appropriate equipment for indivudual steps in the technology of ceramic industry.

Literature -
Last update: VED107 (20.08.2013)

R: Hanykýř V., Kutzendörfer J.: Technologie keramiky, Silikátový svaz, Praha 2008, ISBN978-80-86821-48-1

R: Valenta L.: Keramická příručka, Silikátový svaz, Praha 2007, ISBN978-80-86821-46-7

Learning resources -
Last update: VED107 (21.08.2013)

Syllabus -
Last update: VED107 (20.08.2013)

1. Ceramic Processing and Ceramic Products, Forming Processing, Traditional and Advances Ceramics

2. Materials Characterization, Characteristics and Specifications of Ceramic Materials, Chemical and Phase Composition, Particle Size and Shape, Density, (Analysis Technique, Selecting a Technique, Presentation of Particle Size Data )

3. Particle Packing characteristics, Consistency, Particle Mechanics and Deformation Behavior, Pore Structure and Specific Surface Area (Analysis Technique), Problems

4. Beneficiation Process, Process Characterization - Milling, Batching and Mixing, Particle Separation, Concentration and Washing Processes, Agglomeration, Problems

5. Milling and Grinding, Equipment, Loading and Fracture of Particles, Milling Performance, Milling Practice, Particle Size Distribution, Milling Efficiency, Problems

6. Batching and Mixing, Mixing Characteristic, Mixing Mechanisms, Mixing Equipment and Practice, Mixing Performance, Problems

7. Particle Separation, Concentration and Washing Processes (Particle Sizing, Filtration and Washing Processes, Other Particle Concentration Processes, Problems

8. Granulation, Direct Granulation, Spray Drying, Problems

9. Rheological Behavior of Ceramics Suspensions and Pastes, Colloidal Behavior of Ceramics Suspension, Importance of Rheological Behavior in Ceramic Processing

10. Processing Pre- Forming Additives , Liquid and Wetting Agents, Deflocculant and Coagulants, Flocculants, Binders and Bonds, Plasticizers, Lubricant and Preservative,

11. Forming Processes, Pressing, Process Variables In Dry -Pressing, Compaction Behavior, Control of Compact Defects, Isostatic Compaction

12. Plastic - Forming Processes, Equipment and Materials in Extrusion, Extrusion Mechanics, Control Of Extrusion Defects, Injection Molding

13. Casting Processes, Slip Casting and Tape Casting

14. Drying and Firing Processes

Registration requirements -
Last update: VED107 (20.08.2013)

Cemical Engineering I, Fundamentals of Glass and Ceramic Technologies

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0.5 14
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0.5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1.5 42
Účast na seminářích 0.5 14
4 / 4 112 / 112
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Examination test 50
Oral examination 50