619-0401 – Theory of Technological Processes (TTP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Physical Chemistry and Theory of Technological Processes
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jana Dobrovská, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
619-0401/01 2004/2005 2014/2015 6
619-0401/02 2004/2005 2014/2015 6
619-0401/03 2005/2006 2014/2015 7
619-0401/04 2005/2006 2014/2015 7
619-0401/05 2008/2009 2014/2015 5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- to define solutions - Raoult´s law and Henry´s law, ideal and nonideal solutions, the thermodynamic activity of a component in solution, thermodynamic quantities and thermodynamic models of solutions - to apply the chemical thermodynamics and kinetics on pyrometallurgical processes – the thermal dissociation, the extraction of metals from their oxides, the Boudouard reaction - to observe and analyse processes and interaction between metal melts and a gaseous phase - to observe and analyse processes between metal melts and oxidic melts - to outline physical properties of melts - liquid metals and oxidic melts - to apply gained theoretical knowledge in routine

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs


The topic of the subject is theoretical foundation in the area of application of the physical chemistry principles to particular technological processes.

Compulsory literature:

ATKINS,P.W. Physical Chemistry. Fourth Edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. 995 s. Bodsworth,C. Physical Chemistry of Iron and Steel manufacture, London 1962. GASKELL,D.R. Introduction to Metallurgical Thermodynamics. Washington: McGraw- Hill Book Company, 1973.520 p.

Recommended literature:

GASKELL,D.R. Introduction to Metallurgical Thermodynamics. Washington: McGraw-


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
516-0611 FYI Physics I Recommended
617-0402 CH-I. Chemistry I. Recommended
617-0403 CH-II. Chemistry II. Recommended
619-0402 FCH Physical Chemistry Recommended
714-0665 M I Mathematics I Recommended
714-0666 M II Mathematics II Recommended


Subject has no co-requisities.