542-0054/01 – Process equipment (PZ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jan Nečas, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jan Nečas, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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NEC37 doc. Ing. Jan Nečas, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Learning outcomes of the course unit is to acquaint students with the basic function principles of commonly used process equipment.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The subject acquaints students with equipment used in different process facilities like a conveyors as well as handling equipment in relation to process equipment in the mineral processing and waste treatment field. Students will learn the basics of their construction and technological calculations. The course also includes theme of particulates with their relation to these devices.

Compulsory literature:

Seville, J.P.K. Procesising of particulate solids, Blackie academic &professional, London, 1997, ISBN 0-7514-0376-8. SCHULZE, D. Powders and bulk solids: behavior, characterization, storage and flow, New York: Springer, c2008. ISBN 35-407-3767-7. ASTM D7743-12, Standard Test Method for Measuring the Minimum Fluidization Velocities of Free Flowing Powders, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2012, www.astm.org. Barry A. Wills and James A. Finch. Wills' Mineral Processing Technology : An Introduction to the Practical Aspects of Ore Treatment and Mineral Recovery. Book, 8th Edition, Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd.

Recommended literature:

Ray, T. K. Mechanical handling of materials. New Delhi: Asian Books Private Limited. 2004. Wohlbier, R. H. Mechanical conveying. Clausthal-Zellerfeld: Trans Tech Publ. 2000. Fayed, M. E., & Skocir, T. S. Mechanical conveyors: Selection and operation. 2018. Sclater, N. Mechanisms and mechanical devices sourcebook. New York: McGraw-Hill. 2013.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:


Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  20
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 70%

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan

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