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Processes and Equipment in the Glass Industry - N107012
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: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: cancelled
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.
Is interchangeable with: M107007
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
The subject is divided into three parts and students meet with the bases of electric melting of glass, forming of glass and construction and operations of glass furnaces (melting, annealing, tempering and for finishing operations). The main goal of the subject contents is understanding of processes in technological equipments of glass industry with the focus on engineering approach.
Last update: VED107 (27.11.2013)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

analyze and manage the main processes during electric melting of glass

analyze and manage the main processes during glass forming

analyze and manage the main processes in glass melting furnaces

engineer improvements leading to optimal operation of glass technology equipments

Last update: KASAS (13.08.2013)
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: VED107 (14.08.2013)
Learning resources -

Education materials in electronic form

Last update: VED107 (28.08.2013)
Syllabus -

1. Electrical conductivity of glass melts, deregulation angle and thermal stability

2. Release of electric energy in glass melt

3. Energy efficiency of glass melting furnaces

4. Electrical resistivity between electrodes, electric boosting a electrodes

5. All-electric glass melting furnaces and their equipments

6. Properties of glass melt by forming

7. Heat transfer by forming

8. Flow of glass melt by forming

9. Glass forming ways and equipments

10. Fundamental definitions and characteristics of glass melting furnaces

11. Glass melting furnaces (pot, day, continual)

12. Currents in glass melting furnaces

13. Lifetime of glass melting furnaces

14. Annealing, tempering and for finishing operations furnaces

Last update: VED107 (14.08.2013)
Registration requirements -

Mathematics I, Chemical Engineering I

Last update: KASAS (13.08.2013)
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