619-2004/02 – Theoretical Fundamentals of Technological Processes (TZTP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Physical Chemistry and Theory of Technological ProcessesCredits6
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Bedřich Smetana, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Bedřich Smetana, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DRO0013 Ing. Ľubomíra Drozdová, Ph.D.
SME06 prof. Ing. Bedřich Smetana, Ph.D.
DOC01 Ing. Simona Zlá, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- to apply the basic thermodynamic and kinetic relationships for selected technological processes - to characterize the basic properties of molten metals and slags - to apply gained theoretical knowledge in tutorials and laboratory and in the domain of selected technological processes

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Other activities


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. a Julio DE PAULA. The elements of physical chemistry. 5th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0-19-922672-6.

Recommended literature:

MOORE, John Jeremy. Chemical metallurgy. 2nd ed. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1990. ISBN 0-7506-1646-6.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

FULL-TIME STUDY List of conditions for obtaining of credit: - required attendance at the exercises - two written tests - passing the required number of laboratory exercises, elaboration and defense of laboratory protocols. Points scoring for credit: Min. number of points - 20 Max. number of points - 45 Points scoring for examination - combined examination. The examination consists of two parts - written and oral examination. Written examination (min. number of points - 5, max. number of points - 15) Oral examination (min. number of points - 10, max. number of points - 40) COMBINED STUDY List of conditions for obtaining of credit: - required attendance at the exercise - elaboration of the specified calculation program Points scoring for credit: Min. number of points - 15 Max. number of points - 30 Points scoring for examination Oral examination (min. number of points - 25, max. number of points - 70)


Other requirements

No other activities are required.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Physical chemistry, its significance in technological processes. Chemical thermodynamics - heat capacities, definition, classification. 2. The First law of thermodynamics, analysis, application. 3. Enthalpy, heating and coolling of substances, reaction enthalpy. 4. The Second law of thermodynamics – some application for chemical and physical equilibriums. 5. Equilibrium constants and different forms of expression for homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions 6. Phase equilibrium. Gibbs phase rule. Phase equilibria in one-component two-phase systems. 7. Liquid solutions, properties, description of solutions, thermodynamic models of solutions. 8. Chemical kinetics – basic terms (rate of chemical reaction, molecularity, order of reaction, reaction mechanism). 9. Kinetics of homogeneous simple reactions. 10. Kinetics of heterogeneous chemical reactions, elementary steps in heterogeneous reactions, diffusion, adsorption. Application in technological processes. 11. Liquid metals and liquid metal oxide systems, structure, physicochemical properties (viscosity, surface tension, adsorption). 12. Physical and metallurgical aspects of gases in molten metal, the Sievert's law.

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 pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 45 (45) 20
                Písemka Written test 28  0
                Laboratorní práce Laboratory work 15  0
                Jiný typ úlohy Other task type 2  0
        Examination Examination 55 (55) 15 3
                Písemná zkouška Written examination 15  5
                Ústní zkouška Oral examination 40  10
Mandatory attendence participation: 86% participation in the theoretical exercises of the given subject. 100% participation in the laboratory exercises of the given subject.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0214A270001) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0214A270001) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0214A270001) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner

Assessment of instruction

2020/2021 Winter