542-0969/03 – Heat Treatment of Raw Materials (TZNS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Botula, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Botula, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2003/2004Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BOT40 doc. Ing. Jiří Botula, Ph.D.
TIH50 doc. Dr. Ing. František Tichánek
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of subject is to increase students knowlage in the use of heat for mineral processing.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
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Theoretical basis of heat treatment, or more precisely of compound thermal- mechanical processes. Basis of heat engineering, material and energic balance of processes and appliances. Theory and application outputs of drying, briquetting of coal and ores, low-temperature and high-temperature coal carbonization, thermal refinement of raw materials, sintering and pelletizing of raw materials

Compulsory literature:

Habashi, F.: Handbook of extractive metallurgy. The metal industry, ferrous metals. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim 1997, ISBN 3-527-28792-2450-8

Recommended literature:

WiLLs, B.A.,Wills’ Mineral Processing Technology. An Introduction to the Practical Aspects of Ore Treatment and Mineral Recovery. 2006, ISBN 0-7506-4

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Material and energy balance of thermal equipment Theoretical foundations of drying Briquetting of coal and ore concentrates, briquetting theory Carbonization of coal. Management and control technology of coking Heat benefication of ores. Methods of roasting, characteristics of chemical reactions Agglomeration, factors influencing the agglomeration process Pelletizing. Theoretic basis of peletization

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester)
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Examination Examination  
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (P2116) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (P2116) Mineral Raw Materials (2102V009) Processing P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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